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. In a recent diversity study by Mercer based on 178 submissions from 164 companies in 28 countries covering 1.7 Since the 1980’s leap in pay equality for women things have since stagnated.

Is there harm in asking? Questioning employees about their plans to retire

HR Daily Advisor

Retirement decisions cannot be divorced from a person’s age. When asking questions about retirement, employers should be cognizant of age discrimination laws and the implications of making such inquiries. . Age and retirement. by Michele L. Warnock) Brott.

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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.

International Women’s Day: Addressing Gender Pay Equity

Ultimate Software

Yet, despite political attention and federal regulations—the Equal Pay Act was established in 1963 !—there I’m a strong believer in Equal Pay for Equal Work – no one should be paid any more or less based on their identity; they should be paid by their contribution and skills.”.

Are Your Older Employees Thinking Differently About Retirement?

HR Daily Advisor

Employers invest a tremendous amount of time and cost in employee benefit offerings which are designed to help their employees save and financially prepare for retirement. Ironically, few employers are focused on the actual process of retirement and its workforce-related implications.

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.

6 Ways to Advance Gender Equality in the C-Suite


When it comes to gender equality in the C-suite, the gap between vision and action is wide. Yet only 39 percent of these same executives ranked gender equality as a top-ten business priority, and only half admitted they have established goals to get there.

Diversity in the workplace: the case for building diverse teams


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.

Happy Equal Pay Day!


And in our analyses, Carol Meyrowitz, who retired as TJX CEO in January, was paid fairly, relative t o executives of comparable companies as she rose through the ranks. It’s true that there is no easy answer or silver bullet to create an even playing field in all respects, but here’s hoping by the time the next Equal Pay Day rolls around, more organizations will be working earnestly to ensure the compensation rates between men and women will be even closer than it is today.

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


The pay gap persists not just because men are paid more than women for the same work, but also because women don’t have the same opportunities as men , from childhood to retirement. 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

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


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.

Construction and Diversity: Are You Being Left Behind?


Construction and Diversity: Are You Being Left Behind? A recent Washington Post article revealed the dire straits of the construction industry: Baby Boomers are retiring in droves, widening what is an already huge skills gap in a competitive industry. Diversity. (5).

“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.

Looking to Celebrate Equal Pay Day? Check Back in 100 Years.


Today is Equal Pay Day, and the news isn’t sunny—women are still paid less than their male colleagues, women of color are paid even less than their white peers, and progress in reaching parity is maddeningly slow. Today is an exercise in calling attention (yet again) to the glaring gap between men's and women's wages, which has been closing by less than a half cent per year since the enactment of the Equal Pay Act in 1963. It’s that bad.

Women in Leadership: #BalanceforBetter

Ultimate Software

We are passionate about achieving gender equality in the workplace and hope to inspire others to do the same. S: Mandating diversity of any kind is always risky. I recently retired from a 40-year career, including 30 years as an HR Executive. Gender Equality women in leadership

Abby Wambach to kick off HR Tech Conference in October


Soccer star and equal-pay activist Abby Wambach will kick off the 2020 Human Resource Executive ® HR Technology Conference & Exposition ® in October. Now, she crusades for equal pay across all industries. See also: Will Paycheck Fairness Act actually lead to equal pay? .

Diversity in the Workplace: Good for People, Good for Business


A few years back I attended a panel presentation featuring many prominent business executives discussing diversity and inclusion (D&I) to an audience of HR leaders. Decisions made and executed by diverse teams deliver 60% better results.

Pay Attention to Age Diversity, Especially in the Tech Industry


According to Scientific American, “for groups that value innovation and new ideas, diversity helps.” And, yes, diversity needs to include age as a demographic in addition to race, gender and sexual orientation.

Use These 18 Job Boards to Keep Compliant


Job boards remain an excellent way to engage talent, especially diverse candidates. One of the more popular means to target diverse candidates is with diversity job boards. List of Diversity Job Boards HR & Recruiting Compliance. Retired Brains. Out and Equal.

A Comprehensive 101 Guide To The Responsibilities of The HR Manager


known as diversity and inclusion. Benefits and compensation management Compensation and benefits may sound dry, but like all other things in human resources, this is a diverse, challenging and important topic.

Unconscious Bias is Affecting Your Institution

Hospital Recruiting

A culture of inclusion emphasizes a commitment to diversity at all levels – from recruitment to retirement. Without an inclusive environment that promotes, welcomes, and capitalizes on diversity at all levels, anti-bias training is meaningless. Robert Wilson/

Empowering Working Women

HRO Today

Faced with a shrinking labour pool as baby boomers and 1950s danso-generation men retire, Abe placed women at the centre of his growth strategy in 2013, declaring that he would create “a Japan in which women shine.”.

More 401(k) Bashing, and a Fix


I posted here earlier this month about a provocative Wall Street Journal piece in which the creators and early adopters of the 401(k) retirement-savings vehicle lament the revolution they started. There would be no diversion of the benefits during employment — no loans or withdrawals.

Five great posts for all HR professionals to read

OmegaHR Solutions

Certainly, FMLA requires we offer parental leave equally, but that is unpaid time. One company made the mistake of not offering equal time off to both mothers and fathers and got charged with sex discrimination. It is illegal to force people to retire.

Millennials in the workplace: How to manage and engage them


workforce , and that segment of the workforce will keep rising as previous generations slowly retire – in fact, they’re projected to make up 35 percent of the global workforce by 2020. Push for salary levels to be equal or above market when possible.

‘Upskilling’ a top priority for the decade ahead

HR Digest

In an interview with The HR Digest , Tyszko explains the crucial importance of tapping into hidden talent in new ways and achieving diversity, equality and inclusion goals in 2020. Jason Tyszko: Employers in 2019 struggled with achieving their diversity, equity, and inclusion goals.

Tackling age discrimination in the workplace


Factors such as improved healthcare and delaying retirement credits result in employees born in the 1950s working alongside those born in the 1990s and even 2000s. When the topic of diversity and inclusion is raised, what are the first topics you think of?

“Overqualified” is Just another word for Age Discrimination

The Tim Sackett Project

” I constantly run into retired people who aren’t ready to retire and want to keep doing valuable work. Turns out we all love to discriminate against old people, equally! I don’t want to hire someone who is going to retire in 5 years!” Had a really talented lady reach out to me the other day. 49 years old, college grad, great portfolio of work.

Disability discrimination: what does case law tell us?


In Nissa v Waverly Education Foundation , a case involving a science teacher who suffered from fibromyalgia, the often pivotal question of whether the disability in question was ‘long term’ enough to qualify under the Equality Act was considered, and general principles revisited.

Using Goals to Unite

New to HR

As the baby boomers start to retire, it marks the beginning of a very strong culture shift from faith in the company toward faith in one another and the self. Corporate Human Resources Capabilities diversity Goal Orientated HR New to HR

How Canada Can Tackle the Gender Wage Gap


One important indicator of the state of gender equality is the gender wage gap , which persists in all countries despite increased attention from governments and the private sector. Many of Canada’s like-minded global partners and competitors have prioritized closing the gender wage gap as a way to achieve gender economic equality. Iceland’s recent legislation to fine companies that did not achieve wage equality is the most recent to garner global attention.

A FOMO Guide to How Groovy Companies Can Attract a Multigenerational Workforce

Linkedin Talent Blog

But many companies are finding it hard to attract and retain talent from all generations with equal success. But it is most important for Boomers, who also value retirement plans (doh) and flexible scheduling, often so they can tend to ailing parents or partners.

A comprehensive 101 guide to the responsibilities of the HR manager


known as diversity and inclusion. Benefits and compensation management Compensation and benefits may sound dry, but like all other things in human resources, this is a diverse, challenging and important topic.

Older Professionals Often Face Discrimination at Work — Here's Why Your Company Should Change That

Linkedin Talent Blog

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). Ageism can impact professionals long before they start to approach retirement. And forced retirement can have an adverse impact on people, having been linked to declining mental and physical health. Diversity

Lincoln Financial Group’s New Technology Offering Delivers Improved Experience For Employees and Less Administrative Burden For Employers


Today, more than 17 million customers trust our retirement, insurance and wealth protection expertise to help address their lifestyle, savings and income goals, as well as to guard against long-term care expenses.