Can HR really fix organisations’ diversity problems?

cipHR

The growing strength of the Black Lives Matter movement has thrown the spotlight on instances of racism and a lack of inclusion at organisations around the world. The environment they are in is toxic.”. Reaching out to young, diverse talent is critical.

The Casual Workforce: How To Keep Zero-Hour Workers Coming Back

Get Hppy

Earlier this year it was reported that the rise of zero-hour contracts (or ZHCs) has finally reached its peak in Britain. Also read: How Your Company Can Leverage the Gig Economy. Why do people want zero-hour contracts? What are the drawbacks of zero-hour contracts?

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The sudden shift in how we work could be the great equalizer – if we let it.

Thrive Global

It is no secret that women are more often the primary carers in opposite-sex families. They bear the lion’s share of emotional labour and unpaid undervalued work in the household (and in the labour market for that matter). The cost of carrying the mental load.

“Five things we need to do to close the gender wage gap”, with Jessica Wooke of RobustWealth

Thrive Global

More conversations need to take place at the executive level. Organizations need to look at their entire ecosystems to inspect where change needs to take place to ensure there are adequate measures, policies and cultures to foster equality.

“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.

Boston University Questrom School of Business Dean Susan Fournier: “Here Are 5 Things We Need To Do To Close The Gender Wage Gap”

Thrive Global

Wage gaps are most significant in high skilled occupations, where we control, if you will, for the differences in occupation choices between men and women. Susan is the Allen Questrom Professor and Dean at Boston University Questrom School of Business.

Key Highlights From Our 2019 Global Impact Report at Workday

Workday

Innovation and people drive not only our business and product development at Workday, but also our continued work to help create positive change—through concern and care for the planet, the communities where we live and work, and the future of our growing and diverse workforce.

The Truth About Unconscious Bias in the Workplace

TalentCulture

As women, we deal with more in the workplace than our male counterparts, including unconscious bias. Women are still discriminated against professionally, whether it is directly through compensation or indirectly through the way we are treated or spoken to.

“Education.” with Timothy Quinn and Candice Georgiadis

Thrive Global

Insofar as many companies are beholden to consumers and shareholders, people need to make gender equality a priority when purchasing products and services from companies with a poor track record of compliance. Can you tell us the “backstory” that brought you to this career path?

3 Ways Workforce Intelligence Enables Better Workforce Risk Management

Visier

Whether HR is dealing with health and safety incidents, compliance issues, compensation and payroll errors, or wrongful hiring and termination practices, these are all risks that HR can mitigate with the right data-driven approach. New pay equity reporting requirements in the U.S.

8 Ways Time Tracking Apps Solve The Challenges of Remote Working

SwipeClock

Back in January, how many of us could have predicted that 2020 would become the Year of Remote Working? If you are an employer with a newly virtual team, you have probably discovered that it takes some planning and effort to stay productive. Coverage gaps are also hard on the employees.

Hiring Trends That Will Shape 2019

Branch

The world of work is changing very quickly. Over the next few weeks, we’ll be examining some of the trends that are currently impacting the workforce, from hiring to the impacts of artificial intelligence. Thursday, January 17 -- Hourly Workers.

Top 5 Moments from HR Redefined

Namely

With nearly forty sessions consisting of hands-on training, strategic discussions, and interactive presentations, it was a unique event that offered something for everyone. Most of the ideas were sourced directly from the clients themselves. Compliance’s Moment in the Spotlight.

How to Turn Pay Secrecy Obstacles Into Pay Transparency Opportunities

ExactHire HR Trends

I’ve been thinking about the impact of snap decisions a lot lately. Having just finished the book Blink by Malcolm Gladwell, I have a new interest in the role of the subconscious on action and performance. Opportunity – Focus on the “why” behind the transition.

14 Opportunities to Address Unconscious Biases in the Modern Workplace

Bonusly

These biases “are social stereotypes about certain groups of people that individuals form outside their own conscious awareness,” writes UCSF’s Office of Diversity and Outreach. The Atlantic ’s Jessica Nordell interviewed Patricia Devine, director of the University of Wisconsin’s Prejudice and Intergroup Relations Lab, who evaluates the pervasiveness of biases. Once you've determined where your biases are hiding, you can start challenging the status quo.

HR Advice for Small and Medium Businesses

HR Partner

Most small and many medium sized businesses have to figure out the Human Resources side of business as they go along. . We surveyed hundreds of HR consultants to find out the most crucial HR advice for small and medium businesses that they most frequently find themselves giving.

Compliance Checklist: Federal Employment Laws You Need To Know At Every Stage Of Your Company’s Growth

Zenefits

With a fast-growing small business, compliance is just one of many things on your to-do list, behind hiring, improving operations, and fine-tuning your products. Employers must properly classify and pay employees a corresponding minimum wage, while following overtime and child labor standards. Employers may only hire those who can legally work in the United States and must maintain up-to-date I-9 forms for all employees. Equal Pay Act (EPA), via EEOC.

Guide to Gender Pay Equity for Smaller Employers

Zenefits

Are men and women being paid the same salaries for doing the same work within your organization? According to Forbes , 92% of employers believe they are paying staff fairly, while only 65% of employees believe the same. But the reality is that out of the approximately 6 million businesses operating in the US, 90% have fewer than 20 employees. Small and medium-sized businesses account for 50% of the total employment in the US.

Conference Twitter Primer #HRtechConf 2018

Advos

Once again using HRmarketer software, we analyzed the #HRTechConf conference website and tweets to come up with the following Conference Twitter Primer — all the information you need to socially prepare for the world’s largest HR technology conference and exposition hall!

Developer Job Offer Letter template

Workable

When offering a job to your best developer candidate, congratulate them and highlight how they will contribute to the mission of your products and company, especially if you’re a smaller company that is still establishing its brand. Here are a few ideas: Flexible working hours. Candidates are more likely to accept your offer if they understand you invest in building a healthy and safe work environment where they have everything they need to be productive. Training.

5 FAQs About Federal Compliance for Small Businesses

Zenefits

It’s a good thing American business owners “pull themselves up by their bootstraps” because wading through the muck of federal compliance and tax codes is a messy business indeed– those boots might come in handy. Research from several companies, small business groups—and even the government itself—confer federal tax complexity is one of the most bewildering tasks a small business faces. What is the cost of noncompliance, and how often are small businesses penalized?

Linn Tagesson: “Starting a company is not glamorous”

Thrive Global

This is the truth that everyone needs to understand: starting your own business means fixing toilets, working 15 hours a day for 7 days a week, and making the wrong decisions many many times. She is also a board member for the Swedish Digital Traders Association.

Valentine’s Day at Work: Cupid as Career Killer

Thrive Global

Caught in a bad romance… Is love in the air at your workplace on and around Valentine’s Day? While office dating can send you to the honeymoon suite, it’s more likely to land you in the heartbreak hotel, outside on the company doorstep, or in a red hot legal mess.

Talent and Performance Management Survey Summary

HR Daily Advisor

The HR Daily Advisor research team conducted the 2016 Talent and Performance Management Survey in January, 2016. Talent and performance management are some of the most important and rigorous tasks any HR professional has to deal with. The least common answer was “other.”