Why Diversity Hiring Is Important

ExactHire

Diversity is complicated, and that’s why most companies fail to meet their Diversity, Equity & Inclusion goals. Businesses tend to see diversity as a numbers issue. But emphasizing statistics ignores the uncomfortable factors that lead to poor diversity.

Overcoming Diversity Challenges in the Workplace by Supporting Mental Health

Pathways

The racial injustices of 2020 profoundly impacted corporate Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion investments (DEI.) In June, DEI-related job postings increased by 55%, and chief diversity officer hires increased by 51% by October.

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Why You Need Storytelling for Diversity and Inclusion Success

Sambrita Basu

Thought leadership on the business need for diversity and inclusion in workplaces, explained by CultureCounts's expert diversity and inclusion consultants

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.

Benefits in a Pandemic: What HR Leaders Need to Know

Building a benefits program for a diverse workforce has always been a top priority, but now it’s become both more important and complex with so much change and uncertainty. Download our latest guide that features emerging benefits employees expect in 2021 and beyond.

Introduction to measuring Diversity, Equality, and Inclusion

Hubert

Diversity and equality are derived from and achieved through inclusion. Companies that actively work toward having a diverse workplace with various cultures, genders, ethnicities, and backgrounds have proven to be more successful and creative.

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. Diversity & inclusion initiatives and programs have entered the mainstream and moved beyond the realm of HR. In fact, diversity & inclusion (D&I) is increasingly becoming a component of companies’ employee recruitment and customer branding strategies.

Diversity & Inclusion Efforts During and After Pandemic & Protests

Ultimate Software

Unfortunately, diversity and inclusion (D&I) programs often fall into that category and it was no different during the pandemic. Diversity and inclusion programs are back on the table! Diversity diversity & inclusionThe coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic hit us hard.

How to create a diversity mentoring program

Workable

Diversity in the workplace is already a key component, with clear benefits. Mentoring is part of that – and at a deeper level, diversity mentoring. The importance of diversity mentoring. Examples of diversity mentoring. How to create a diversity mentoring program.

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. At this year’s Great Place to Work Conference , Heather Brunner, CEO of WP Engine , talked about how they have embraced diversity. Brunner shared three key principles that guide their organization and its diversity.

7 Ways to Manage a Talent Shortage

In this whitepaper, Paycor examines the top 7 things you can do to out-maneuver your competition and win the war for talent in the coming months.

Have Diversity & Inclusion Measures Been Effective?

Trusaic

The Harvard Business Review conducted a study in 2016 on why Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) programs often fail in the workplace. Further, there is no significant proof that diversity training actually leads to the dissolution of hiring biases.

Intel and the Rules of Diversity

Trusaic

In June of 2015, Intel took a leap that many didn’t when they announced that as part of Intel Capital’s Diversity and Inclusion Initiative, they would be investing $125 million over a 5-year period into smaller tech companies that are run by women and POC.

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.

15 Ways to Improve Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace

SocialChorus

Promoting and improving diversity and inclusion in the workplace is a crucial initiative that many companies are now taking. Below we look at specific benefits of diversity and inclusion and explain some simple things your company can do to improve it. Foster diverse thinking.

Build Diverse Tech Teams: Strategies for Hiring & Reskilling Your Workforce

Learn from the experts at HR Dive, Guardian Life, Axios, Vettery, and General Assembly about common biases within the talent sourcing process and strategies for improving diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

New KPIs Promise Consistency in Gender & Diversity Analytics

Trusaic

As businesses around the globe continue to come online to the import of analytics around diversity, equity, inclusion, and access (DEI&A), a consistent challenge is the lack of uniformity in approaches to measuring success in this area.

A Diversity Boost

HRO Today

In today’s increasingly diverse world, the case for corporate D&I initiatives that deliver real progress is stronger than ever. If it’s not real, it won’t feel authentic to your candidates and your employees, no matter how well you source diverse talent,” he explains.

DEI Update: Nasdaq Seeks to Adopt Board Diversity Rule

Trusaic

In an effort to bring greater diversity to U.S. Nasdaq Chief Executive Officer Adena Friedman said , “Our goal with this proposal is to provide a transparent framework for Nasdaq-listed companies to present their board composition and diversity philosophy effectively to all stakeholders.”

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.

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.

Data-Driven Diversity

HRO Today

In order to create transparency surrounding the lack of diversity in the workplace, many global legal bodies are now requiring mandatory diversity and inclusion reporting. The post Data-Driven Diversity appeared first on HRO Today.

Diversity of Thought: Viewing Diversity & Inclusion in Expanded Ways

Berkshire Associates

With the everchanging US labor market demographics, incumbent with a very hot job market consisting of employees and job candidates from a plethora of cultures and backgrounds – the demand for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) strategies, programs and processes is high.

Outlook: Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, & Access (DEI&A) in 2021

Trusaic

2020 brought coast-to-coast changes to compliance obligations in the areas of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, & Access (DEI&A). The post Outlook: Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, & Access (DEI&A) in 2021 first appeared on Trusaic. 3 minute read .

Building a Diverse Distributed Workforce

Workable

One area of focus, aided by a shift to a more distributed workforce, is increased diversity and inclusion initiatives. DE&I goals won’t go away, and as companies become more familiar with remote hiring, diverse pools of candidates will be more accessible than ever.

Supporting Employees Through COVID-19, with Wisdoms of D&I

Speaker: Melissa Dobbins, Founder & CEO, Career.place

How can companies reduce fear and maintain a happy, healthy workplace? Why not turn to the wisdoms of Diversity & Inclusion, a discipline dedicated to breaking down adversity and creating welcoming, inclusive environments. Join Melissa Dobbins, founder & CEO of Career.place, to learn how to use the tools we have been given to empower, raise awareness, and drive inclusion among the ranks.

Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Begins and Ends With Data

Trusaic

A recent discussion hosted by the law firm Baker Mackenzie provides employers with some critical insights concerning data collection, privacy, and Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion (DE&I) initiatives. 2 minute read .

Take diversity and inclusion to the next level in your company culture

CultureIQ

As soon as hundreds of organizations and business leaders responded to these events by publicly committing to racial inclusiveness and justice in the workplace, we at CultureIQ started getting calls asking what was missing from existing Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) efforts. By Paul M.

The Problem with Respecting Diversity

Take It Personel-ly

If respect for diversity brings about change, why is MLK’s dream still so poignantly unrealized? We have been “respecting” diversity by paying lip service to it for decades with little reward for African-Americans.

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. Thanks to organizations like McKinsey, Deloitte, Catalyst, Lean In, and the American Sociological Association, there is a strong business case for diversity and inclusion. Companies that have ethnically diverse leadership teams were 33 percent more likely to outperform their peers.

Racism Reimagined: How Critical Race Theory Imperils the American Workplace

Critical Race Theory (CRT) supports the logic that all whites are born racists and oppressors by nature. This sentiment is infecting the American workplace via racial sensitivity and diversity trainings. This eBook explains CRT and argues against it.

Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace: Benefits and Challenges

Achievers - Recruiting

The positive impact of diversity and inclusion is no longer debatable. According to Deloitte, diverse companies enjoy 2.3 Gartner found that inclusive teams improve team performance by up to 30 percent in high-diversity environments. What is diversity and inclusion?

Establishing A Successful Diversity Hiring Plan

PandoLogic

A successful and diverse workplace starts with a strong diversity hiring plan. Crafting this plan may include everything from establishing ways to target diverse talent in your job ads and sourcing, to evaluating your current hiring practices with an eye.

The Right And Wrong Measures Of Diversity and Inclusion

Trusaic

This is achieved through what’s known as “diversity and inclusion initiatives,” which involve strategizing and re-structuring a company’s mission to allow for more diversity in the workplace from top to bottom.

Diversity, inclusion and employer brand

Stories Incorporated

Prove that your that your company’s diversity, inclusion and employer brand are fully integrated through reall employee stories. Candidates want to know a potential employer is wholly committed to diversity and inclusion. Real stories of diversity and inclusion.

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.