Doing Business in Maryland Requires Equal Pay for Equal Work

Trusaic

Undergirding all of these 2020 legislative changes is Maryland’s Equal Pay for Equal Work Law (EPEWL). Which employees are considered to be performing “equal work” for the purposes of determining whether a violation of the EPEWL has occurred? 3 minute read .

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.

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Calls Increase for Race/Ethnicity Pay Gap Reporting

Trusaic

What they may not know is that the pay gap issue is equally relevant with regard to all protected classes, not just in terms of gender. As a result, employers need to be prepared with pay equity solutions to address the race and ethnicity pay gap as well as the gender pay gap.

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Diversity Hiring 101: A Quintessential Guide For Recruiters

Recruit CRM

It bodes well that having alternate points of view and foundations in your group will add to more current and different plans to help tackle issues and drive advancement. The subject of diversity hiring goes past business results and execution.

How Organizations and Employees Can Start Focusing on Wellness

HR Bartender

An increasing number of companies are offering employee wellness programs. employers offer wellness benefits (up from 58 percent in 2008). A RAND Corporation study found that every $1 invested in wellness yields a return on investment (ROI) of $1.50. But the reality is wellness programs can be hard for both the company and the individual. For employees, it’s hard to incorporate wellness activities into our daily routine. Focus on Wellness One Cycle at a Time.

Diversity & Inclusion In Hiring: Creating A Diverse Workplace 

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, 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. Diverse companies are more likely to achieve above-average profits.

5 Advantages of Practicing Equal Employment Opportunity

Vantage Circle

At work, the "Equal Employment Opportunity" act safeguards it for them. With the evolving world, the nature of work-life has changed as well. That change is known as Equal Employment Opportunity or EEO. What is Equal Employment Opportunity? Promote gender equality.

13 Ways To Promote Gender Equality In The Workplace

Vantage Circle

Implementing gender equality in the workplace is not just a tick box task because it is the ‘right thing to do.’ But it is a matter of equal opportunity that can benefit your business. This article is all about why you need gender equality in your workplace. Practice equal pay.

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

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

The HR Capitalist

One of the cool things about writing a book that does at least reasonably well is you start to get questions flowing in about the content you included. When I wrote The 9 Faces of HR , I alternated for a good bit of the book between serious chapter and a more pithy, fun "bonus chapter" (but let's face it, I had a lot of fun and took plenty of liberties in the "serious" chapters as well). Here's one about my references to Salesforce in one of the bonus chapters of The 9 Faces of HR.

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.

How to measure diversity in your candidates using surveys

Workable

Table of contents: How to measure diversity: Best practices. How to measure diversity: Best practices. First, it’s important to know how to measure diversity in a respectable, transparent and anonymous manner, and communicate that in such a way that puts your candidates at ease.

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.

6 Diversity Goals Your Company Must Achieve In 2022

Vantage Circle

Implementing and promoting diversity and inclusion in your workplace is the best way to foster an open-minded, global company culture. But, to make your workplace personally enriching for everyone, you need to set diversity goals in the workplace. How to Achieve Diversity Goals?

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?

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.

Experts Weigh In on Racial Quotas & DEI Initiatives

Trusaic

As diversity, equity, inclusion, and access (DEI&A) initiatives become more commonplace, the temptation to institute diversity quotas can become a well-meaning road to a problematic organizational structure. 3 minute read .

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 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.

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. Very Well Mind ).

Doing Business in California Requires Pay Equity

Trusaic

Yet many employers may not be aware that regulating this massive economy is one of the more stringent equal pay statutes in the nation. What is the California Equal Pay Act? One of the nation’s first equal pay laws, the California EPA was originally passed in 1949.

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.

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 and Inclusion Trends to Look Out for in 2021

Vantage Circle

In recent years, employers and business leaders around the world have been trying to predict the diversity and inclusion trends that will impact their work cultures the most. Companies have had to rethink, update, and revamp their diversity and inclusion strategies and initiatives.

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 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.

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.

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.

Why Does Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Matter in the Workplace?

Thrive Global

In today’s climate, if you aren’t considering diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace, your business is behind the times. Often, “tokenism” is described as diversity without genuine inclusion. Why does diversity matter? Equality for everyone.

7 Benefits Of Promoting Gender Diversity In The Workplace

Vantage Circle

Gender diversity is becoming an essential factor for companies in creating an equal and positive work environment. That makes gender diversity a crucial part of retaining and attracting star employees. 7 Benefits of Gender Diversity in The Workplace.

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

ThoughtFarmer

Our recruitment process has worked out well so far. 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? The current state of diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

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.

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.

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. The Benefits of Diversity in the Workplace.