Succession Planning Checklist: How to Make a Business Succession Plan

Intoo USA

Planning for the future is a task easy to put off, but an essential measure to ensure the continued success of an organization. What is a succession plan? The best time to prepare a succession plan, if you do not have one in place, is now.

Diversity Analytics: You Need Macro Numbers to Improve Results


This week I am in Atlanta for the SHRM Diversity Conference. Despite efforts to balance the results, Amazon eventually had to shut it down because it was not creating equal opportunities for both men and women. In the session we talked about how algorithms can be made gender blind in order to better accommodate a diverse population and how to create a council or team to oversee decisions made by the algorithm to keep it in check. General Diversity Metrics


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Best Practices for Improving Diversity and Inclusion in Your Business


With recent equality movements gaining momentum in society, there is a powerful microscope on companies today. Many are trying to evaluate their own organization’s diversity, but diversity has many layers. In other words, inclusion is the real goal, not just diversity.

Can HR really fix organisations’ diversity problems?


It’s time for a new approach to improve workplace diversity and inclusion – one focused on changing the environment in order to “de-weaponise the cultures that we oversee,” argued John Amaechi, a former NBA basketball player turned organisational psychologist, at the CIPD Festival of Work 2020. “We

Sumser: Fighting bias through data-driven software development


“Two white dudes talking about diversity, inclusion, belonging and equity. Helping to ensure that candidates have equal footing begins with the smallest of things. What could go wrong?” Jon Stross, Greenhouse Software’s co-founder, wondered aloud as we began our recent conversation.

#Movethedial: Steps to Boost Female Representation in Tech


It is crucial for leadership teams to support diversity and inclusion awareness – a point that stood out to me when reviewing Where’s the Dial Now ? Leaders must understand that support comes in many forms, whether it be educating themselves on gender equality issues, advocating for particular initiatives and programs, examining and updating workplace policies, or sponsoring a woman at work. Gender equality isn’t only a women’s issue.

15 Key Leadership Competencies every HR Professional Should Know

Digital HR Tech

Developing a diverse leadership bench that’s filled with the right (mid-level) leaders at all times is one of the top priorities for HR this year. The development of these competencies is crucial for effective succession planning.

Succession planning and integrated talent management ~ HR to HR.

Strategic HCM

Succession planning and integrated talent management. We’re now on to succession planning with two chapters from Marshall Goldsmith and then Rob Reindl at Edwards Lifesciences. Marshall first, writing, not surprisingly, about CEO succession. There’s a lot on the benefit of focusing on internal vs external succession which you’ll probably realise I’ll support. Labels: Book review , People management strategy , succession.

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. The spectacular progress reflects a holistic view of diversity which closes the gap between aspiration and reality. Efforts to bring more diversity to the oil and gas industry are working.

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

HR Daily Advisor

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) received more than 20,000 age complaints under federal law in 2016. Age discrimination issues often arise when an employer undertakes succession planning or begins planning for an employee’s retirement. Tension may arise when an employer attempts to ferret out an employee’s plans for retirement and the employee perceives that he is being forced out. by Michele L. Warnock) Brott.

4 ways tech can help you retain women


Are comparable opportunities for development, promotions and succession planning being offered to employees of all genders? Real-time information will help any organization adjust and plan for the future and support employees’ wellbeing for the short and long term,” she says.

AI and the Search for a More Diverse Workforce

HR Daily Advisor

Any executive or hiring professional, particularly in tech, knows that recruiting and retaining diverse talent is one of the biggest challenges in the industry. By hiring and retaining a diverse workforce, businesses experience many benefits, such as increased organization performance, an influx of innovative perspectives, and high diversification of the labor market. How can AI play a role in recruiting diverse candidates?

How this HR exec built the function from the ground up


Lacking succession planning, staff training, applicant tracking, guidelines for recruiting and interviewing or even a basic HR infrastructure, ACS was seriously in need of a complete HR transformation. Michelle McGovern. Michelle McGovern. Director of human resources and operations.


Webinar: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Talent Management

Cornerstone On Demand - Talent Management

An uptick in job postings for roles in the diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I) space shows that organizations are responding to what’s happening in the world and operationalizing it at their own organizations. In an effort to help organizations shape their paths, our team at Cornerstone recently hosted a webinar, “Diversity, Equity, Inclusion in Talent Management,” during which we shared recommendations for making improvements to DE&I in the workplace.

Melinda B. Wolfe: “Diversity is a driver of innovation”

Thrive Global

…First, diversity is a driver of innovation, fueling fresh and unique perspectives. By bringing a more diverse team to the table, companies leverage collective intelligence for more effective problem solving. leading the company’s diversity efforts.

New Ideas for Sponsoring Women at Work


For example, weaving succession planning processes into sponsorship could be one way to facilitate growth of successors as well as an opportunity for leaders to meaningfully develop people, she adds. While the hackathon focused on ideas for processes and implementation, Ceridian VP Corporate Marketing Sarah Terrelonge notes that success of those initiatives rests fundamentally on creating a culture of sponsorship. Related: Four Ways to Advance Equality in the Workplace.

Diversity Matters to Small and Midsize Business Growth – and Helps Build Business Beyond Bias


Diversity and inclusion are no longer “nice to have” cultural topics – or issues companies address only to avoid being accused of discrimination or to be legally compliant. Instead, they are a critical part of the new paradigm of doing business in a global, increasingly diverse world. In fact, numerous studies have shown a direct connection between diversity and the bottom line of the workplace – with some showing as much as a two-fold increase in financial performance.

What Female Employees Really Want in the Workplace


The HR policies form the unforgiving backbone of an organizational culture that disengages the modern woman, even as the organization struggles to understand why it cannot meet gender diversity workforce goals, has difficulty with recruiting and hiring talented and skilled women and is challenged with low female employee retention rates. In one, she’s viewed as capable of career success and managing work and family. Equal Opportunities and Equal Pay.

Retain Your Diverse Workforce with a Three-Pronged Approach

Oracle HCM - Modern HR in the Cloud

Diversity no longer means having a few representative people who look different from the majority of your workforce. Diversity today is a key driver of organizational financial performance, and we need to consider diversity of markets, customers, ideas, and talent.

5 Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Trends We Can Expect in 2020

EverFi - HR

As the year draws to a close, diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) remain top of mind for HR and learning and development professionals. The recognition of the workplace as a working and learning community for an increasingly diverse workforce has made all of us more attuned to the need for continued discourse, education, and training around diversity, equity, and inclusion. Today’s workforce is one of the most diverse in our nation’s history.

Diversity in the Workplace – Do You Have What Women Want?

Blu Ivy Group

#MeToo Movement Sheds Light on Gender Diversity Gaps In Employer Brands. required for organizations to attain ongoing success. With more than 73% of global firms indicating that they have an equal-opportunity policy. Until we get these numbers more balanced, the programs, policies and succession. plans will never achieve true gender diversity. As you can see, there is good reason that diversity is on the top of the priority list for.

Construction and Diversity: Are You Being Left Behind?

BirdDogHR - Recruitment

Construction and Diversity: Are You Being Left Behind? The article advocates for diversity as a way to broaden the workforce and ensure that everyone who can work, is. Diversity is an answer to the skills gap , and will create an applicant pool with varied talents and backgrounds. Here’s how to encourage diversity in your construction business. A diverse workforce has diverse needs. Equal work for equal pay is a good place to start.

Analytics for Diversity: How IKEA Uses Data to Improve D&I Outcomes


This week I am in Atlanta for the SHRM Diversity Conference. Despite efforts to balance the results, Amazon eventually had to shut it down because it was not creating equal opportunities for both men and women. In the session we talked about how algorithms can be made gender blind in order to better accommodate a diverse population and how to create a council or team to oversee decisions made by the algorithm to keep it in check. HR Diversity

Can we expect more women in the next generation of leaders?


With a lack of diversity in the identification of high-potential employees, we won’t achieve parity even in the next generation of leaders. Unconscious bias in succession planning? There are almost twice as many men compared to women on today’s succession plans.

Economist's Diversity conference ~ HR to HR 2.0 and Human.

Strategic HCM

Economist’s Diversity conference. My next conference with the Economist is their Diversity conference in December: “Businesses are facing intensifying pressure from investors and stakeholders to ramp up their diversity initiatives. several studies show that companies with a greater degree of diversity at every level perform better than their less diverse counterparts. Technorati Tags: Economist , conferences , diversity.

Q&A with DEI strategist Jeff Waldman


DEI ( diversity, equity, and inclusion ) is a subject that impacts all of us. I realized huge success with the workplace accommodation work I was doing because it helped remove and eliminate barriers for employees that allowed them to thrive and flourish in their work.

Q&A with DEI strategist Jeff Waldman


DEI ( diversity, equity, and inclusion ) is a subject that impacts all of us. I realized huge success with the workplace accommodation work I was doing because it helped remove and eliminate barriers for employees that allowed them to thrive and flourish in their work.

Visier’s D&I Framework (Get Beyond Good Intentions, Part 1)

Visier - Talent Acquisition

Outsmart, the leading people analytics and workforce planning conference, takes place online on May 5-6, 2021. 100 mid-level people managers can have a bigger impact on workforce diversity than 10 C-level executives. Visier is not immune to Diversity and Inclusion challenges.

Millennials in the workplace: How to manage and engage them


For example, according to research published in Harvard Business Review (HBR) , millennials, GenXers and Baby Boomers all want to “make a positive impact in their organization”, “help solve social/ environmental challenges” and “work with a diverse group of people” in equal measure. Involve them in your plans, if you can, and be transparent about your strategic decisions. Push for salary levels to be equal or above market when possible.

Changing Times Highlight Need for Employers to Adapt to an Aging Workforce

HR Daily Advisor

Companies that plan, design, and experiment with workforce strategies, workplace policies, and management approaches for longer working lives can reap a longevity dividend,” the report states. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) released a report in June marking the 50th anniversary of the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), the law that makes discrimination based on age over 40 unlawful.

Action HR can take now to prepare for Brexit


Review policies and undertake workforce planning. “If It is important to be planning and to be looking at your succession plans.”. This transition period is also a good time to review your equality and diversity policies to ensure compliance and scope out the risks, said Lord. Features CIPHR news Diversity and inclusion

We need more women in STEM. But how can we make that happen?


STEM employers need to build relationships with schools and promote equality in the workplace if they want to bring in female talent, says CIPHR’s Claire Williams. I believe the answer lies in educating young girls about the world of STEM and creating a fair and equal workplace.

Myriah Mhoon: “Be comfortable saying “no” to people, places and things”

Thrive Global

With a diverse executive team, there’s a greater chance of equality throughout the agency. With a diverse team at the top, there’s an authentic inclination to want to make sure all different versions of talent are highlighted throughout the agency.

A Glimpse into the Upcoming Research on Bias in the Leadership Pipeline


As an organization striving for excellence and success, it is important that the people that make the place are qualified, diverse, high performers, and great leaders.

Should You Adopt Reverse Mentoring at Your Workplace?


Introduced by the university’s equality and diversity department, the program pairs senior white academics and management personnel with a black, Asian, or minority ethnic (BAME) colleague mentor. It is hoped that the effort will help build awareness, boost diversity, shift culture, and ultimately reverse the divisive behaviors that have alienated BAME students and staff over many years.