Diversity: The New Workforce

Ultimate Software

For the most part, newer arrivals to the workforce are comfortable with diversity. They are accepting of and even expect diversity as a natural priority in their education and work institutions. Yet the truth about diversity is more nuanced.

Organizations Need to Intentionally Embrace Diversity

HR Bartender

I’d like to believe that most businesses understand the advantages of having a diverse workplace. Organizations that have diversity realize new ideas and find different ways to solve problems. Brunner shared three key principles that guide their organization and its diversity.

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Increasing Equality

HRO Today

My friends and I look at corporate websites and when we do not see diversity, we think less of that company.”. You need to see women leaders to want to aspire to be one,” adds Kelly Quirk, the group managing director and CEO of the Harrier Group , which runs the diversity and inclusion strategies for several of Australia’s largest mining companies and energy providers. The benefits of ensuring diversity on corporate boards and in the workplace are well-documented.

Diversity Sourcing Strategy: 3 Tactics of Highly Diverse Companies

Lighthouse

In my last blog, I wrote about the importance of diversity and inclusion, the relationship between diversity and business performance , and some best practices for implementing the two in your company. And while the evidence for diversity improving business performance is clear.

The Roundup: Equal pay in Iceland and companies double down on diversity

Ceridian

Iceland enforces equal pay. Iceland is now the first country to enforce equal pay for men and women after the Equal Pay Standard came into effect last week. The legislation, passed last June, requires employers to prove that they are paying men and women equally.

WorkHuman Session Spotlight: Empowering through Diversity and Equality

WorkHuman

Diversity means different things to various people. Some people think diversity applies to physical differences, such as race and gender. Others think of diversity in terms of ability. Finally, some people equate diversity with preferences. By Laurie Ruettimann —.

Why Inclusivity Equals Innovation

SuccessFactors

Just look at the stats: $12 trillion can be added to the global economy if gender equality is achieved ( McKinsey Global Institute ). Companies with diverse management teams have profit margins 12.6% Diversity is a positive influence on any team.

Are Your Diversity and Inclusion Efforts Only Skin Deep?

DecisionWise

In other words, he wanted the reputational benefits of diversity but was missing the more critical advantages that come with the inclusion of diverse thought. Companies that have ethnically diverse leadership teams were 33 percent more likely to outperform their peers.

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

The HR Capitalist

Since 2016, are you aware if Salesforce actually improved in terms of diversity in the aftermaths of naming a "Chief Equality Officer"? 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.

Use 'The Interruption Strategy' to Tackle the Diversity Gap

Cornerstone On Demand

population will soon be more diverse than ever: Census data suggests there will be no ethnic majority in the next 10 to 30 years. Williams writes, “When an organization lacks diversity, it's not the employees who need fixing. " There are many emerging strategies to increase diversity and eliminate bias in organizations — including several focused on using big data to tackle the problem. " The Interruption Strategy.

Embracing Corporate Diversity

Thrive Global

Diversity has been touted and praised for a long time. One might think that with all the data and success stories published on the value of diversity, companies would embrace the concept and take advantage of it. Diversity is also a great system of checks and balances.

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?

Diversity Strategies & Challenges

New to HR

It appears that diversity is unrelated to achieving successful international performance, thus could there be a lack of interest in international positions or even an under-representation of those positions that usually require international experience? DIVERSITY LEADERSHIP STYLES.

Women Are Leading the Diversity Revolution!

PerformanceICreate

This is not surprising when you consider that most diversity and inclusion initiatives are developed to comply with corporate governance and self-regulation, often under the heading “Corporate Social Responsibility”. Bo Young Lee, diversity and inclusion officer at Uber.

A Head of Diversity & Inclusion Shares How to Run a Pay Equity Analysis

Visier

Addressing systematic bias should be a responsibility of the office of Diversity and Inclusion, but if that doesn’t exist yet, then look to the leader of Talent and Rewards. Pay equity analysis is a valuable tool in a portfolio of diversity management strategies.

How To Encourage Greater Diversity In The Workplace

Reflektive

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.

A Business Curse Word For The Ages: Diversity

The Aristocracy of HR

010011000000 I’ve spent the better half of my career immersed in work environments that had to keep a watchful eye over things like diversity & inclusion.

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.

The Rise of the People Strategy Platform

Visier

“Now, more than ever, the corporate strategy for large companies hinges on the people strategy.”. Embrace diversity. HR’s role is not simply to translate business strategy — but to drive it. But… people strategy today involves much tougher choices and tradeoffs.

Strategies to Build Women Leaders Globally

Thrive Global

Here are some ideas and insights for men and women to collaborate to create a gender-equal world. Women must treat men as allies, not enemies to achieve gender equality globally. Steps to Achieve Gender Equality Globally. Offer equal access to education for women.

The Rise of the People Strategy Platform

Visier

“Now, more than ever, the corporate strategy for large companies hinges on the people strategy.”. Embrace diversity. HR’s role is not simply to translate business strategy — but to drive it. But… people strategy today involves much tougher choices and tradeoffs.

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.

How to Take Action: Strategies for Creating a More Diverse and Inclusive Workplace in 2018

HR Daily Advisor

The volatility of 2017 further surfaced a number of longstanding and important issues, like racial and gender equality and diversity of thought in the workplace. For ethnic and culture diversity, companies in the top quartile were 33% more likely to outperform on profitability.

Making the Connection: Diversity & Profits

Everwise

Having a robust diversity & inclusion (D&I) program at your company is no longer a nice to have. It is a must: the business case for diversity has become undeniable, as company after company discovers that improved D&I is directly correlated with better business performance. Research conducted by McKinsey & Company found that when it comes to the bottom line, diversity matters. Diversity of Thought for Better Decision Making.

Editor’s Note: Making Pay Equality Stack Up

HRO Today

There can be no doubt that in combination with other developments, most notably increasingly severe skills shortages, higher minimum wage levels, and #MeToo, gender pay reporting has helped to push gender and wider equality and diversity issues up the employer agenda to the board level,” says Duncan Brown, head of HR consultancy at the Institute of Employment Studies. Armed with these strategies, organisations can continue to move in the right direction of pay equality.

The Business Case For Diversity

SuccessFactors

Gender Equality by Design ,” in which she unpacks how behavioral design can help organizations reduce unconscious bias. The issue of diversity and inclusion goes beyond gender. Based on the latest research and our experience at SAP, diversity and inclusion are more than a “nice to have.”

How to Renew Focus on Diversity, Inclusion and Gender Equity

AbelHR

This attention should be focused creating a diverse, inclusive culture for all the benefits and perspective that employees of different backgrounds bring to the table, not because it is required by law to not discriminate on grounds of race, ethnicity, gender, age, or other perceived differences.

Making Diversity Central to Success: Q&A With Chevron’s Chief Diversity Officer

HR Digest

Diversity is an overused word, but at Chevron it’s a perfect description of its corporate culture. The company’s 2018 Corporate Responsibility Report highlights how diversity and inclusion (D&I) feature so centrally in the company’s success story.

There’s no excuse for lack of diversity in talent sourcing

Chief Learning Officer - Talent Management

Sourcing and including diverse candidates in all hires and promotion considerations is a vitally important way to make sure your team comprises the highest-quality talent. Organizational efforts to achieve diversity, equity and inclusion can improve productivity and outcomes.

15 Ways to Improve Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace

SocialChorus

Mention diversity in the workplace and you’ll generally get a positive response from executives. That’s because most of them understand the many benefits of a diverse workforce. Diversity in the workplace benefits. And execs know a diverse workforce (in age, race, religion, nationality, sexual orientation, and gender) brings diverse viewpoints and perspectives to the company; these elements can help you develop great new products and great new ways to cater to customers.

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?

Workplace Diversity: Does Your Company Have What Women Expect?

Yello

While just about 50% of the workforce is made up of women, the Institute of Women’s Policy Research reports it will be another 40 years before women receive equal pay for equal work. Women Want to Work for Diverse and Inclusive Employers . Is workplace diversity important? .

Diverse Organizations Outperform, and These 9 Companies Can Help

Reflektive

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.

Workday Chief Diversity Officer: Our Approach to Diversity and Inclusion

Workday

Earlier this year, I joined Workday as its first-ever chief diversity officer. The chief diversity officer role is relatively new in many organizations, and like others in this position, I’m still learning every day. Diversity is About Embracing Everyone.

Diversity & Inclusion: how do you make sure your IC strategy is for everyone?

Interact-Intranet

In an age where countless groups of people struggle to be represented across all industries of the world, companies that lack a diversity & inclusion strategy are looking less and less appealing. Diversity & Inclusion are critical for success.

Diversity & Inclusion: how do you make sure your IC strategy is for everyone?

Interact-Intranet

In an age where countless groups of people struggle to be represented across all industries of the world, companies that lack a diversity & inclusion strategy are looking less and less appealing. Diversity & Inclusion are critical for success.

Diversity & Inclusion: how do you make sure your IC strategy is for everyone?

Interact-Intranet

In an age where countless groups of people struggle to be represented across all industries of the world, companies that lack a diversity & inclusion strategy are looking less and less appealing. . Diversity & Inclusion critical for success.