Diversity, Equality, and Belonging

Ultimate Software

Throughout 2019, we saw a renewed focus on diversity, equality, and belonging in the workplace. While companies are continuing to embrace the value of diversity to improve their business, there are still critical steps that need to be taken to ensure full equality for all people at work.

15 Reasons Why Technology is Crucial to Diversity Hiring

ClearCompany HRM

Diversity hiring is hiring based on ensuring the process and procedure is free from bias based on age, race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, and other personal characteristics that are irrelevant to their job performance. Gender diversity helps organizations perform 15% above the median.

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Powerful Ways Technology Helps With Diversity Recruiting

ClearCompany HRM

Diversity hiring is beneficial to both your colleagues and your company. If you want to increase engagement, productivity ( inclusive teams outperform their peers by 80% ), and even profits ( 6% greater revenue ), diversity is the answer.

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.

Designing Equitable Performance: How to Create Fair, Inclusive Assessments

Speaker: Aubrey Blanche & Sahra Kaboli-Nejad

We are all susceptible to bias and strive to mitigate it through reading, taking classes, and participating in trainings - yet, it seems like these aren’t driving the change we need. Women tend to receive vague, personality-based feedback, where men tend to receive performance related feedback. Work completed by Black men is more likely to be rated as lower quality than White men. And Black women face these overlapping biases in even more extreme ways. So what can we do to address the inequities in the system? Look at the system itself - are we designing an equitable performance system that benefits everyone? Join Culture Amp’s Global Head of Equitable Design and Impact, Aubrey Blanche, along with Diversity, Equity, and Belonging Lead Sahra Kaboli-Nejad, to discuss how we can re-evaluate our performance management systems. We will discuss the benefits of designing a system at every level (individual, manager, and organization) to help mitigate bias and ultimately create a system that finally succeeds at what it is supposed to do - improve performance.

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.

How to Balance Cultural Fit with Diversity

ClearCompany HRM

Hire for cultural fit, but make sure there’s room for diversity. Because with a strong company culture, employees are happier and more productive and diverse teams outperform less diverse teams by an average of 35%. Cultural Fit diversity hiring

Cognitive Diversity

Cloverleaf

All of the differences in how we think and communicate, how we’re motivated and lead, how we’re energized and triggered, and so many more, all make up cognitive diversity. What is cognitive diversity? This is not diversity based on age, gender, ethnicity, and so on.

Podcast Recap: Willie Jackson Discusses Workplace Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

15Five

This is about much more than workplace diversity. Businesses are rightly being called to take meaningful action towards racism and that includes the policies they put in place to have more diverse and inclusive workplaces, where everyone has an abiding sense of belonging.

How to Build Diversity Hiring into an Existing Process

ClearCompany HRM

We’ve discussed why things such as diversity and inclusion are so important in the workplace, and we’ve talked about how you can improve diversity factors within your own team. Diversity diversity hiring Quality of Hire

Advancing Diversity, Equity, Inclusion Systemically in Today’s Workplace

The challenge: Corporate America has been struggling to achieve sustainable progress in diversity, equity, inclusion (DEI) at the workplace for decades. The approach: Adopt futuristic thinking, growth mindset, innovative approaches, a DEI ecosystem, and agility to well-position today’s workforce for new challenges in the digital era. The impact: DEI transformation contributes to outperforming the competition and propelling business success in the disruptive digital world.

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.

HR Technology’s Role in Activating a Diversity & Inclusion Strategy

Bersin with Deloitte

With multiple generations working together and virtual connectivity to talent across the globe, today’s workforce is more diverse than ever. Organizations have much to gain from tapping into this diversity of experience and perspectives.

The True Value of Bringing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Into Your Workplace

15Five

In today’s business world, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) are often treated as buzzwords that often amount to little more than a mandatory annual training. Diversity is the presence of differences within a given setting.

#SXSW – Avoid Diversity Myths to Avoid Diversity Failures

Reflektive

Though great strides have been made on diversity and inclusion in the workplace in recent years, there are still several misconceptions and myths that are preventing businesses from creating truly inclusive environments for their employees. linked the myths to failures in their SXSW panel titled: Avoid Diversity Myths to Diversity Failures. Misperceptions of Diversity. Why is it Important to Understand Diversity? How can we Avoid Diversity Fails?

Debunk the Four Myths in Reskilling & Upskilling

The future of work and the underlying global reskill­ing challenge were among the hottest topics discussed at the World Economic Forum at Davos in 2019. The discussion addressed the emerging skills gaps arising from greater use of artificial intel­ligence (AI) and automation. With the unprecedented speed of change and uncertainty technology is causing, more and more organiza­tions and chief learning officers are strategizing to deal with this new challenge as a business imperative and competitive advantage. In this article, I want to zoom in on and debunk some related myths, so organizations will intentionally include and engage diverse talent, while putting together a blueprint and roadmap for reskilling and upskilling efforts.

Answers To Your Top 10 Diversity And Inclusion Questions

15Five

By now, you’ve heard of Diversity and Inclusion. You know the benefits of having a diverse workforce and a culture that includes every possible viewpoint. Lever recently co-hosted an amazing webinar panel on Building a Diversity and Inclusion Program from Scratch.

How Diversity Boosts Business Performance

Reflektive

Most of us have taken part in diversity training, and we’ve seen the quota systems that are put into place to break previous trends. Unfortunately, diversity training and quota systems are not moving the needle of progress to a sufficient degree. Why is Diversity Important?

Why Diversity Messaging Matters

Cangrade

Diversity can be a very valuable thing. Organizations with more diverse employees tend to be more successful. 95% believe that a more diverse workforce will make their company more innovative. 84% say that problems with diversity lead to employee turnover.

How to Do Diversity and Inclusion Training Right

Cornerstone On Demand

And then they shut down stores for bias and diversity training—although the company says the training had been planned in advance and was not related to the viral tweet. If you prioritize diversity and inclusion from the top down, employees will follow your lead.

Embrace Design Thinking to Advance Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Thinking like a designer can help us transform and advance DEI efforts by being more strategic and human-centric. Design thinking reflects the signature traits of cultivating systemic and growth mindsets, being problem-oriented, and seeking out-of-box solu­tions and innovative breakthroughs. It can offer us a useful tool to grapple with speedy change and complex problems and can propel our workforce to outperform the com­petition in the future.

Resourceful Ways Workplace Diversity and Inclusion are Important to Your Success

ClearCompany HRM

Today’s workplace is more diverse than ever before. Diversity diversity hiringRacial minorities now make up a little over a third of the workforce , a big jump from even just a decade ago.

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. Needless to say, every organization is diverse. I see three main points to make the business case for diversity.

70+ Expert Insights into Diversity Recruiting

ClearCompany HRM

An increase in revenue, better job performance, a trusted employer brand and increased customer base are just a few of the benefits of a diverse workforce. Did you know 67% of current job seekers said that a diverse workforce is an important factor when seeking out an employer?

The Quick Guide to Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace

Achievers

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.

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Black or White: Moving Beyond the Traditional Diversity & Inclusion Box

Speaker: Elena Valentine, CEO of Skillscout, and Nancy Harris, CEO of Restart Consulting LLC

“But, if you're thinkin' about my baby, It don't matter if you're black or white.”. Michael Jackson’s popular song from the early 90’s only touched on one aspect of diversity. As time has progressed, we recognize that diversity extends far beyond just “black or white.” But often times, that is the focus of our diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives. And with this narrow focus, we can become trapped “in a box “ that inadvertently overlooks other aspects of DE&I. This can lead to employees feeling frustrated and our programs spinning in circles with no real progress. We’re here to disrupt your thinking and approach to traditional DE&I. This highly interactive session will have you seeing more than just “black or white.".

How to Make Your Startup Team More Diverse

Entrepreneur

The best way to stay competitive is to open up to the power of true diversity. Workplace Diversity

HR Technology’s Role in Activating a Diversity & Inclusion Strategy

Bersin with Deloitte

With multiple generations working together and virtual connectivity to talent across the globe, today’s workforce is more diverse than ever. Organizations have much to gain from tapping into this diversity of experience and perspectives.

10 Diversity Hiring Statistics That Will Make You Think

ClearCompany HRM

Companies need diversity. Still, many hiring managers and people in charge don’t see hiring diversity as an issue. For those who think it’s not a problem, here are ten reasons why they need to change their mind about diversity hiring. diversity hiring

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.

Trust, Transparency, Truth, Tangibility (Also, More Alliteration)

Speaker: Jeffrey Newman

One of the buzz phrases in our world right now is Diversity and Inclusion. Why isn't it just Diversity or Inclusion? Diversity is about different opinions, divergent ideas and deviations into how we conquer a challenge.

Building Blocks to Diversity

HRO Today

People, process, and technology are key pillars to creating a more diverse workforce. But technology is empowering organizations to work toward eliminating bias, which in turn allows companies to build stronger and more diverse workforces.

Can HR really fix organisations’ diversity problems?

cipHR

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

5 Reasons Why Diversity Initiatives Fail (+ How to Save Yours)

Brazen HR

Efforts to i ncrease diversity in the workplace are nothing new. It’s widely acknowledged that more diverse workforces are better workforces , and most successful organizations have explicit diversity policies in place. How do these carefully designed diversity initiatives fail?

Diversity & Inclusion

Thrive Global

This world is as diverse as it could get. Aren’t we all diverse – Differences in socio-economic status, gender, interests, languages, demography, ethnicity, color? So, if we are ourselves so diverse, it is imperative that we accept the outside world too the way it is!

Diversity: Not Just a Business Case

How you embrace diversity within your organization has an impact on the bottom line, but also on Organizational Citizenship Behavior.