Diversity, Inclusion and The Workplace

HR Counselor's Corner

Workplace diversity is understanding, accepting, and valuing differences in people. Differences in education, as well as personalities, skill sets, experiences, is also included in the definition of diversity. So, what does it mean to have Diversity and Inclusion in your workplace?

Namely’s Workplace Diversity Report Identifies Barriers to Equal Pay

Namely

For HR, building a workplace culture of inclusivity and equality is a worthy goal—but as Namely’s latest Workplace Diversity Report reveals, the goal is a lofty one. In our Workplace Diversity Report 2018 , expert analysts poured over data from over 175,000 employees.

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Diversity in the Workplace - Benefits, Challenges, and Profitability

Hubert

First thing's first: What is diversity in the workplace? ? When John F Kennedy in 1961 signed what was to be known as the "Affirmative Action", he laid down a foundation that would encourage companies to build a more diverse workforce. Why is Diversity in the workplace important?

Diversity vs Inclusion: What’s the difference?

Digital HR Tech

Diversity and inclusion (D&I) are often used in tandem rather than as diversity vs inclusion. Contents What’s the difference between diversity and inclusion? How D&I leads to organizational success 7 Examples of diversity and inclusion activities On a final note FAQ.

Without Retention, Diversity Efforts Fall Short

Reflektive

Building diversity in the workplace is an initiative HR leaders cannot afford to miss. Companies with diverse workforces are proven to deliver higher performance and greater innovation. Therefore, many technology companies are directing large sums of money to increase internal diversity metrics and cultivate a broader pipeline of minority candidates. Despite investment in equal-opportunity hiring practices, diversity numbers are unimpressive Click To Tweet.

The Value of Diversity for LGBT+ People

Sergio Caredda

What is the Value of Diversity for LGBT+ People? Assessing the value of Diversity at an individual level is not just a question of the business case. For most members of the LGBT+ community, the Value of Diversity has a lot to do with visibility and awareness.

Fostering belonging through workforce diversity and inclusion

Qualtrics HR

Is your company fully leaning into workplace diversity and inclusion? Here’s a closer look at the benefits of diversity and inclusion – and steps for achieving your D&I goals. Defining diversity and inclusion. What is workplace diversity?

What is diversity?

Workable

The diversity definition refers to the existence of variations of different characteristics in a group of people. To better understand and define diversity, we can think about it in a social context. While the first things that come to mind when we talk about diversity are race and gender, there’s more than that. For a deeper analysis, you can refer to the breakdown of the different types of diversity. What is diversity in the workplace?

Employee Referrals: A Players, Diversity Hiring, and Key Benefits

UpstartHR

Using Referrals to Improve Diversity Diversity has become an HR buzzword, thrown around in meetings and leveraged for positive PR, but what does diversity really mean? Legally, diversity refers to the age, socioeconomic background, gender, race and ethnicity differences in your workforce. Diversity sourcing, by extension, is a dedicated effort to attract, engage, and hire a diverse slate of candidates.

Why You Should Run a Diversity and Inclusion Survey

TalenX

While diversity and inclusion (D&I) is a term that is commonly thrown around among HR professionals in the corporate world, it is much more than a human resource program. On that end, a diversity and inclusion survey becomes essential for companies that wish to understand where they stand.

Diversity in the Workplace - Benefits, Challenges, and Profitability

Hubert

First thing's first: What is diversity in the workplace? ? When John F Kennedy in 1961 signed what was to be known as the "Affirmative Action", he laid down a foundation that would encourage companies to build a more diverse workforce. Why Is Diversity In The Workplace Important?

Equality, Diversity, and the Gender Pay Gap in Tech: 5 Suggestions to Help You Pay Fairly

Compensation Today

Suggestion #1: Don’t fear diversity! The truth is that the workforce is becoming larger and more diverse every year, so ignoring diversity isn’t really an option anymore. In fact, ignoring diversity is actually doing companies more harm than good.

Diversity in the workplace: the case for building diverse teams

Workable

Diversity in the workplace is not about recruiting people based on qualities they were born with. We see diversity as something that is complex and holistic, a concept that’s constantly evolving. Ethnically-diverse companies are 35% more likely to earn above-average revenue.

The New Meaning of the Equal Pay Act?s Promise of Pay Equity

HR Daily Advisor

Never before has the Equal Pay Act (EPA) gotten so much attention. The EPA includes only four defenses to a claim of unequal pay: A seniority system; A merit system; A system that measures earnings by quantity or quality of product; or.

AI and the Search for a More Diverse Workforce

HR Daily Advisor

Any executive or hiring professional, particularly in tech, knows that recruiting and retaining diverse talent is one of the biggest challenges in the industry. study , researchers discovered that greater gender diversity on the executive team could positively affect performance.

Diversity in the Workplace Statistics: Job Seeker Survey Reveals What Matters

Yello

While there are endless statistics available about workplace and workforce diversity, very few take both the employee and the employer into consideration. Read on to find out what today’s job seekers think about workplace diversity. Job Candidates Demand Workplace Diversity.

Diversity and Inclusion Best Practices for Executive Recruiters

Thrive TRM

Prior to co-founding Thrive, I worked at Berlitz where I led the development of assessments and online training courses that helped leaders develop the skills necessary to create diverse and inclusive workplaces. Revamp your search process to cultivate diverse candidate pools.

Hiring Diverse Candidates Can Be Good For Your Business – and Your Workforce

TLNT: The Business of HR

The game has now changed, not just on the field, but with regards to breaking barriers for talent acquisition practices and increasing diversity off the field. Hiring outside of the stereotypical box brings diversity to the team and the organization.

15 Activities To Improve Diversity And Inclusion In The Workplace

Vantage Circle

Diversity is a mix. A diverse labor pool is vital to any organization. It refers to the manpower which includes individuals with a wide range of characteristics. People from different backgrounds, cultures, and experiences come together to strengthen the diverse workforce.

Diversity in the workplace: the case for building a diverse team

Workable

Building a diverse team is not about recruiting people based on qualities they were born with. We see diversity as something that is complex and holistic, a concept that’s constantly evolving. Key figures for a diverse team. Diversity begets diversity.

Gender equality, employee experience and HCM compliance: the top-read posts of 2017

MBO Partners

Gender equality and diversity at work, and culture. Equality, diversity and inclusion. With gender equality, diversity and inclusion being hot topics this year, two of our top-viewed posts, from our VP People Academy Lisa Bull, addressed sponsorship and bias.

“How Diversity Can Increase a Company’s Bottom Line”,With Fotis Georgiadis & JD Miller

Thrive Global

As a part of our series about “How Diversity Can Increase a Company’s Bottom Line”, I had the pleasure of interviewing JD Miller. As Motus’ first senior LGBTQ leader, JD has promoted a balance of diverse and inclusive perspectives and backgrounds.

The Importance of Inclusion in the Workplace

Achievers

So, we made a very deliberate decision to build things like sustainability and equality and inclusion into the business to make it part of how brands grow and part of the business model.”. Many organizations have figured out the diversity aspect, but not inclusion.

Real Accountability: How to Measure Your Company’s Diversity Hiring Efforts

Eightfold

Diversity boosts the bottom line. A McKinsey & Company report found that companies in the top 25 percent for racial and ethnic diversity are 35 percent more likely to have financial returns above their industry’s median. Diversity boosts innovation, too.

Neuro-Diversity: Employers Need To Help People “Come Out”

SAP Innovation

What is neuro-diversity? Neuro-diversity is an umbrella term referring to a group of neurological development disorders which share common features, in particular differences in how people learn and process information. There is clearly a movement towards greater equality.

HRExaminer Radio – Executive Conversations: Episode #322: Jim Stroud, VP, Product Evangelist, ClickIQ

HR Examiner

Guest: Jim Stroud, VP, Product Evangelist at ClickIQ. He now serves ClickIQ as its VP, Product Evangelist. of product evangelists for North America for ClickIQ which is a automated job advertising platform startup in the UK which is now branching out to the U.S.

Top 7 Tips to Increase Employee Productivity in 2017

Zenefits

Creating an inspiring environment that fuels employee productivity is a lot easier said than done. Understand the difference between efficiency and productivity. In a March 2017 article titled “ Great Companies Obsess Over Productivity, Not Efficiency ” for Harvard Business Review, Michael Mankins writes that “efficiency is about doing the same with less.” Business productivity, however, is tied to the product of performance.

Diversity in the workplace: why it matters and how to increase inclusion

Workable

The #MeToo movement, the global rise of immigration, and large-scale political changes such as Brexit and the election of Trump, shed light on – previously overlooked – minority groups and draw our attention toward equal rights, racism, feminism and socio-economic disparities. Now is the time for HR professionals to focus on diversity in the workplace and reinforcing inclusion not just in words, but in practice. But what exactly is diversity in the workplace?

Top 7 Tips to Boost Employee Productivity

Zenefits

Creating an inspiring environment that fuels employee productivity is a lot easier said than done. Understand the difference between efficiency and productivity. In a March 2017 article titled “ Great Companies Obsess Over Productivity, Not Efficiency ” for Harvard Business Review, Michael Mankins writes that “efficiency is about doing the same with less.” Business productivity, however, is tied to the product of performance.

Diversity in the workplace: why it matters and how to increase inclusion

Workable

The #MeToo movement, the global rise of immigration, and large-scale political changes such as Brexit and the election of Trump, shed light on – previously overlooked – minority groups and draw our attention toward equal rights, racism, feminism and socio-economic disparities.

6 Changes Your Company Must Make To Develop More Female Leaders

SuccessFactors

The most recent allegations of sexual harassment by management and subsequent apathy by HR at hot tech startup Uber have once again brought to the fore the lack of progress we’ve made in gender equality.

Millennials in the workplace: How to manage and engage them

Workable

For example, according to research published in Harvard Business Review (HBR) , millennials, GenXers and Baby Boomers all want to “make a positive impact in their organization”, “help solve social/ environmental challenges” and “work with a diverse group of people” in equal measure.

AI is not a Quick-Fix Solution for Discrimination

HRExecutive

But while many see artificial intelligence as the wave of the future for HR executives seeking to recruit and retain talented, diverse applicants and make better talent-management decisions, skepticism remains.

LinkedIn Data Shows Women Are Less Likely to Have Strong Networks — Here’s What Companies Should Do

Linkedin Talent Blog

That said, there are still ways to increase diverse referrals , such as challenging employees to hit specific diversity goals, offering bigger incentives, or holding special recruiting events organized by one of your company’s employee resource groups (ERGs).

The Importance Of Relational Mastery At Work

15Five

“The quality of our relationships determines the quality of our lives, but equally so, the quality of relationships at work determines the quality of our work and our overall ability to succeed,” says well-known psychotherapist, Esther Perel.

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