Equality and Diversity in Adult Care

uRoster

Equality and diversity is an essential part of every care establishment. So what exactly is equality and diversity in adult care, and why is it so important? What laws protect equality and diversity in adult care? The Equality Act 2010.

Celebrate Black History Month with Diversity, Equality & Inclusion

Accurate Background

One of the most impactful ways your organization can celebrate this month, and truly make an impact, is by developing and/or updating your Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) initiatives within the workplace. First conceptualized in 1925 by historian Carter G.

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5 Advantages of Practicing Equal Employment Opportunity

Vantage Circle

At work, the "Equal Employment Opportunity" act safeguards it for them. That change is known as Equal Employment Opportunity or EEO. This has enabled workplaces to empower the employees and promote a diverse workforce. What is Equal Employment Opportunity?

The Benefits of Diversity And Inclusion In The Workplace

Thrive Global

Workplace Diversity and Inclusion or popularly called D&I, is one of the hottest topics of discussion for the Human Resource industry. But before we learn more about the benefits, let us take a look at the definition of Diversity and Inclusion. Diversity and Inclusion: Defined.

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?

Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace: Benefits and Challenges

Achievers - Recruiting

The positive impact of diversity and inclusion is no longer debatable. According to Deloitte, diverse companies enjoy 2.3 Gartner found that inclusive teams improve team performance by up to 30 percent in high-diversity environments. What is diversity and inclusion?

The Culture Series [Part 1] – Defining Diversity and Inclusion in Today’s Business Climate

HR Bartender

Diversity can have many definitions. Generally speaking, diversity refers to the qualities, experiences, and work behaviors that make individuals unique. It can also touch upon federal, state, and local equal employment opportunity laws, but…that’s for another post. If diversity deals with those aspects that make individuals unique, inclusion is the ability for organizations to make every person feel welcome, respected, supported, and valued.

9 Faces of HR Book Update: Is Salesforce Making Progress on Diversity Since Hiring a Chief Equality Officer?

The HR Capitalist

Here's one about my references to Salesforce in one of the bonus chapters of The 9 Faces of HR. Since 2016, are you aware if Salesforce actually improved in terms of diversity in the aftermaths of naming a "Chief Equality Officer"? The year by year numbers are hard to find - but you can find the Salesforce and Google diversity numbers in the links below for the last reporting period.

Emotional Intelligence Is Essential for Diverse Workforces

Criteria Corp

Workplace diversity is commonly viewed through the lens of representation—by increasing the number of employees with certain backgrounds and experiences, companies demonstrate their commitment to equality and fairness. How EI Equips Employees to Flourish in Diverse Companies.

BAME equality in the workplace

Strategic HCM

Last week I ‘attended’ Westminster Employment Forum’s conference BAME equality in the workplace. Speakers referred to the McGregor Smith report last year suggesting that BAME equality would generate £24bn per year to the economy. Diversity

Top 10 Diversity Videos

Ongig

A solid stance on Diversity & Inclusion is the foundation of many successful companies. Our CEO, Rob Kelly wrote about 5 of the Best Diversity And Inclusion Videos in 2019, but with diversity taking center stage due to the recent Black Lives Matter movement, we wanted to find a few more.

Diversity & Inclusion In Hiring: Creating A Diverse Workplace 

Get Hppy

A diverse world should have mixed workplaces — but not all businesses agree. While hiring for diversity and inclusion would ideally be a no-brainer, some companies need a little convincing to see the value of pursuing and making the most of a multi-faceted team.

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.

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?

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. While much conversation focuses on equal pay, and the oft-repeated stat that women make only 80 cents for every dollar made by their male counterparts, we identified other key areas of inequality: employee recognition and mobility. Do Men and Women Have an Equal Chance for Promotion?

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?

Global Workforce Gender Diversity: It’s Not Happening

China Gorman

Focusing on diversity in the workplace is an essential step in building a great culture. Advancing gender diversity is a key focus area that organizations should look to, armed with the knowledge that there is still significant progress to make before most workplaces achieve true gender equality. In a recent diversity study by Mercer based on 178 submissions from 164 companies in 28 countries covering 1.7

How to Embrace Cultural Diversity in Team Engagement

Achievers

According to the 2017 Deloitte Global Human Capital Trends report, 78% of Executives see diversity as a competitive advantage. People with diverse experiences are better prepared to offer insights and come up with better solutions. They make diverse teams smarter. But how can diversity boost engagement in teams? Having led multi-cultural teams in the Middle-East, Asia, and now in Europe; I can tell blending diversity and engagement gives outstanding results.

EEO: Everything you need to know to be an equal opportunity employer

Workable

Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) refers to fair, unbiased treatment in the workplace. In the US, companies need to comply with the regulations of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), a regulatory body that enforces a group of federal EEO laws. Most companies with 15 employees or more are legally obliged to follow the equal employment opportunity laws. The Equal Pay Act of 1963 (EPA). The importance of being an equal opportunity employer.

Top 10 Diversity Mission Statements

Ongig

An exceptional diversity mission statement sends a powerful message. We found 10 examples of diversity mission statements that fit the bill. How to Write a Diversity Mission Statement (7 Learnings). The best diversity mission statements use inclusive language.

What are the types of diversity?

Workable

Based on the standard diversity definition, the types of diversity in a social context are theoretically infinite: they encompass every characteristic that appears with variations among a group of people (such as hair or eye color). But usually, when it comes to workplaces, there are seven types of diversity we pay attention to. Here’s a list of the different types of diversity in the workplace: Cultural diversity. Racial diversity. Religious diversity.

How to Build High-Performing Diverse Teams at Work

Achievers - Recruiting

Today, businesses are facing immense pressure to build diverse teams at work, with several high-profile organizations compelled to divulge their diversity and inclusion statistics. The benefits of having diverse teams at work. Workplace diversity isn’t exactly a new concept.

The Quick Guide to Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace

Achievers - Recruiting

Did you know by 2022, more than 75 percent of large enterprises will include diversity and inclusion enablement criteria in the selection process for Human Capital Management (HCM) technologies? True diversity and inclusion takes more than a training video about being polite to coworkers.

4 Ways to Practice Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Your Workplace

Criteria Corp

Diversity and inclusion have been growing priorities in HR, with more companies striving to create a fairer workplace. D&I, which emphasizes hiring and fostering diverse talent, has been a common focus to hire and retain employees from diverse backgrounds.

12 Ways To Increase Gender Equality

TalentCulture

I confess I am tired of hearing about how we need to increase gender equality. Make Affirmative Efforts To Increase Diversity Of Applicant Pool For Leadership Positions. Where there is gender diversity on the senior leadership team , companies outperform their competitors. While we always should hire the most qualified person, we should make sure that we cast a wide net to increase the diversity of the applicant pool. It is not enough simply to reference it generally.

Supreme Court Ruling Protects LGBTQ Employees

HR Counselor's Corner

You may also want to invest in diversity and inclusion initiatives such as a training that may not only reduce workplace bias but also can increase teamwork and positively impact your bottom line. During your hiring process do you need previous names to conduct a background or reference check?

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.

BIPOC: The Hottest (Controversial) Word in Diversity?

Ongig

And why is it one of the hottest (and controversial) words in diversity? CBS News has reported on the BIPOC acronym recently too saying that: “People are using the term to acknowledge that not all people of color face equal levels of injustice. Diversity and Inclusion

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 Diversity & Inclusion Glossary [A List of 200+ Terms]

Ongig

Diversity terms are all over the place. I started keeping a list of these D&I (“Diversity & Inclusion”) terms for Ongig’s clients and decided to put them all in one place in this glossary below. Diversity Glossary. Diversity Terms Starting with B.

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.

Diversity and inclusion in the workplace: Are employers doing enough?

ThoughtFarmer

If you are having trouble understanding the importance of diversity and inclusion (D&I) in the workplace, you aren’t alone. Spurred by a growing social consciousness, businesses are slowing making a more concerted effort to improve diversity and inclusion in the workplace. What is diversity and inclusion? As diversity and inclusion expert, Verna Myers put it best, “diversity is being invited to the party, and inclusion is being asked to dance.”.

5 Major Things Recruiters Need To Know About Diversity Hiring

Recruit CRM

Before beginning to dive in at the bottom of diversity hiring , recruiters need to understand more about the superficial items related to it. You often are at crossroads when you ask yourself what diversity actually means. Few people define diversity as differences among people.

How to apply diverse hiring practices to your business

Business Management Daily

Examining diverse hiring practices encompasses everything from advertising open positions to hiring the selected candidate. In the wake of the #MeToo and Black Lives Matter movements, many companies have launched diversity initiatives. Avoiding backlash for diverse hiring practices.

Building a Diverse & Inclusive Distributed Workforce

HIRED

One of the strategic considerations companies may have been able to make is to take stock of their workforce and workplace for its diversity and inclusion and the work that still needs to be done. Diversity in recruitment. Diversity & Inclusion Hiring Remote Work

The Importance of Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace

Tandem HR

The world is making an effort to change for the better, the HR world’s focus shifts towards workplace diversity and inclusion. More than ever, companies are prioritizing diversity and inclusion initiatives and investing in resources to set their teams up for success.

3 Guidelines to Help HR Leaders Rethink Diversity in the Workplace

Fond

The importance of diversity in the workplace isn’t news — with decades of supporting evidence, today’s HR leaders are well aware that this issue is important and has real returns for companies that are able to deliver effective solutions. Diversity in the workplace starts with inclusion.