How To Encourage Greater Diversity In The Workplace

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Today’s employees are much more diverse than they were a generation ago; Women, LGBTQ+ individuals, and members of ethnic and cultural minorities all have an increasingly important presence in the workforce, and that’s a good thing. Increasing diversity in the workplace exposes employees to different perspectives, encouraging creativity, innovation, and productivity. Why Grow Company Diversity? Diversity isn’t really an option for companies — it’s an inevitability.

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.

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.

Learning Corner With Jeffrey Pfeffer: Why It’s Important to Include Age in Diversity and Inclusion Efforts

Cornerstone On Demand

At Stanford University, during the 2018-2019 academic year, virtually every meeting of the faculty senate included a report—or two—on the university’s diversity efforts. Clearly, diversity and inclusion are becoming a priority for all types of organizations.

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.

Diversify your company by NOT hiring diverse employees

Digital HR Tech

Just like racial and gender discrimination in our society, the problem with corporate diversity is structural. We can expect everyone to be equally likely to win a game only if it has fair rules, applied equally to all players. A structural opportunity for diversity.

The case for diversity

HR Daily Advisor

While few American businesses self-report on diversity data , workplace discrimination and inclusion are near-daily topics in the media. To underscore the criticality of workplace diversity, let’s take a look at how inclusion and diversity are tied to corporate performance.

Diverse Organizations Outperform, and These 9 Companies Can Help

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Organizations that promote diverse teams , especially within leadership, outperform homogenous teams. Understanding unique backgrounds of individuals can help companies appeal to a broader range of talent and reach diverse markets. Equality is good for men, too.

Experts Examine How to Improve Workplace Diversity and Inclusion

Spark Hire

It is easy for companies to say they offer job diversity, but only the ones that embed inclusion and diversity in their everyday practices are truly diverse organizations. One area to practice diversity and inclusion is during the hiring process.

Inspiring Young Women As Future Data Scientists And Supporting The UN’s Global Goal For Gender Equality

SuccessFactors

Although women make up half of the world’s population, it is well-known that they don’t even come close to parity in the STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) fields. A call for greater gender diversity in data science.

Top 10 Benefits of Diversity in the Workplace (Infographics)

CuteHR

Embracing diversity in the workplace is an essential ingredient for a business that wants to be competitive on the intentional scale. Many companies are making an effort to achieve diversity in the workplace. Diversity enables them to attract the best talents into their human resources.

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. Diversity begins and ends with your company culture.

Why Diverse Organizations Perform Better: Do We Still Need Evidence?

China Gorman

You’ve probably heard that organizations with a focus on diversity have stronger organizational cultures – they have happier and more productive employees, and are more socially ethical than other organizations.

The balancing beam of diverse teams: On hiring women in tech

Workable

I’ve been incredibly fortunate, as the employers I’ve worked for, not only recognized the importance of diverse teams, but were also prepared to invest both the time and sometimes the money that was necessary to source candidates from non-traditional backgrounds.

How a Diversity Scorecard Helps Salesforce Keep Equality Top of Mind for Its Leaders

Linkedin Talent Blog

But, increasingly, it’s making a name for itself as a leader on diversity issues — it has spent millions to close gender and racial pay gaps and taken frontline stands on issues impacting the LGBTQ+ community. Pay attention to the diversity scorecards they’re going to be receiving. “We

Workplace Diversity: ‘The Era of Colorblindness is Over’

Cornerstone On Demand

Workplace diversity is a pressing topic among HR pros. That attention often focuses on how diversity affects the company — but what about how minorities' experiences affect people personally and professionally? Talent Management Talent Management Diversity

Why Diversity Messaging Matters

Cangrade

Diversity can be a very valuable thing. Organizations with more diverse employees tend to be more successful. 95% believe that a more diverse workforce will make their company more innovative. 84% say that problems with diversity lead to employee turnover.

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.

Give Employees The Gift Of Well-being

TalentCulture

Undoubtedly, a sense of well-being is one of the precious joys of living. There are a variety of ways which companies can contribute to employee well-being. It opens the door to people who may not otherwise have opportunity to be productive, contributing employees.

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.

How to Leverage Diversity & Inclusion as a Competitive Advantage

Everwise

According to Ted Colbert , Boeing’s Chief Information Officer, “The best workforce is a diverse workforce.” Countless studies support this statement , directly linking organizational Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) to higher profits. Diversity of experience and opinion has been tied to innovation and creativity of thought time and again. One Forbes Study identified workforce diversity and inclusion as a key driver of innovation.

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.

Should Your Company Sign the White House’s Equal Pay Pledge?

Workology

health and wellness. In announcing the Pledge, the White House pointed to research that shows that closing the pay gap will “boost productivity and benefit our economy.” The Equal Pay Pledge. The obvious advantage for businesses is that it’s up to them to tailor any such programs to their business needs and abilities — each business can create the gender equality that works for them. HR diversity equal pay pledge equality gender pay gap hiring

How a Diverse Workforce Can Help Company Performance

Thrive Global

The walk is just one example of how we are encouraging our employees to bring their authentic self to work and supporting them with employee resource groups,” says Molly Ford, the director of Salesforce’s office of equality. s(HPQ) Lesley Slaton Brown, the company’s chief diversity officer.

Men and Women are Equally Engaged at Work. But is There More to the Story?

Newmeasures

It’s an unfortunate but well-documented fact that many gender disparities persist in today’s world of work. It is something that many organizations are working to maximize, as studies have shown that engaged employees are happier, more productive, and more responsive to customer needs.

Workday Podcast: Peeling Back the Layers of Diversity and Inclusion

Workday

What does diversity and inclusion mean to you and your organization? Carin Taylor, chief diversity officer at Workday, and Mike Dillon, chief diversity and inclusion leader at PwC, joined me to share their experiences and inspiring insights in a podcast. Take a listen: Workday Podcast: Peeling Back the Layers of Diversity and Inclusion. That diversity and inclusion isn’t just a tagline or thing you check off. How did you come to be in the diversity space?

why you shouldn’t forget about workplace diversity

O.C. Tanner

Right around the year 2000, initiatives encouraging employee diversity were a key growing Human Resources trend. Leaders researched best practices, consulted with experts, and crafted programs to encourage diversity throughout every level of their organizations.

The problem with employee wellness programs

Workable

Employee wellness programs are morally questionable and misguided. Instead, companies should focus on less intrusive ways to encourage wellness, and let employees manage their own health. What are employee wellness programs? sick days ) and increase employee productivity.

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. People from different backgrounds, cultures, and experiences come together to strengthen the diverse workforce. It focuses on creating an environment where diverse employees are accepted and appreciated.

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?

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.

The balancing beam of diverse teams: On hiring women in tech

Workable

I’ve been incredibly fortunate, as the employers I’ve worked for, not only recognized the importance of diverse teams, but were also prepared to invest both the time and sometimes the money that was necessary to source candidates from non-traditional backgrounds.

Understanding the Big Picture of Workplace Diversity

HR Daily Advisor

More and more employers are realizing the advantages of a diverse workforce and are putting considerable effort into attracting workers from varied backgrounds who bring varied strengths. But diversity is about much more. Promoting Diversity Programs.

Connecting Organisational Development with Diversity: A Strategic Change Imperative

New to HR

Diversity is becoming a strategic change imperative at many organisations, and for good reason. Studies show that organisations with a more diverse workforce – in terms of gender, ethnicity and race – are more productive, more efficient, and ultimately, more profitable. Diversity, of course, starts with HR hiring policies that are able to attract the best and brightest and convince them to join the company.

What Female Employees Really Want in the Workplace

Achievers

The workplace culture influences gender diversity because it impacts talent management practices, interactions with co-workers and managers and career opportunities. Equal Opportunities and Equal Pay. Women desire fair treatment, equal opportunities and equal pay.

6 Reasons Why Men Shouldn’t “Man Up”

Thrive Global

When initially watching the series I wanted to know what makes men and boys tick (my work in achieving gender equality depends on engaging men in the conversation and actions.). Instead, let’s talk about equally distributing power, responsibility and work.

Here’s How Your Word Choices Could Affect Hiring Gender-Diverse Talent

Linkedin Talent Blog

That’s right, language matters and in our new global Language Matters Gender Diversity report , we’re diving into just how much of an impact words have on your hiring and employee engagement strategies. But there are important nuances as well. Talent Leadership Diversity