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.

6 ways we’re getting diversity recruiting all wrong

HRExecutive

That way of thinking, Clayton noted, has led HR to go about building diverse workforces in all the wrong ways. See also: 4 things to avoid if you want to diversify your talent pool When recruiting diverse talent, she said, HR and recruiters often search for those who “fit the culture.”

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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. Removing the ability for bias to creep in creates a much more inclusive and diverse environment, which can have a profoundly positive impact on company culture and business growth.

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.

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.

Which Type of Recruiting Is Best for Finding Diverse Leaders?

SHRM Resources

Each option has its benefits, but which type of recruiting is most effective when sourcing senior-level diverse candidates? HR Outsourcing Contingent Staffing External Recruiting Diversity and Inclusion Talent Acquisition Outsourcing

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

How to Figure Out If a Company Takes Diversity and Inclusion Seriously

Professional Alternatives

Different businesses promote their stand for diversity and inclusion in different ways. But how would you know if a business actually values diversity and inclusion? How Can You Tell if an Organization Really Does Value Diversity and Inclusion? .

Want to increase workplace diversity? Here’s how

Insperity

Your company isn’t diverse. You know you can do better, and you want diversity and equity to be a priority in your organization. Diversity, equity and inclusion: a business strategy. But diversity in the workplace should be more than just a staffing or HR consideration.

Employers Continue to Deprioritize Diversity Hiring

TLNT: The Business of HR

Diversity HR News diversity and inclusion diversity hiring FeaturedWhen companies care about something, they put money behind it.

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.

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.

Finding Qualified Diverse Talent is NOT Your Issue!

The Tim Sackett Project

During 2020, I’ve spoken to a lot of leaders who are concerned with their diversity recruiting. Every single one of them will say something like, “Tim, we just can’t find the ‘qualified’ diverse talent we need!”

C-TEN Insights: Diverse by Design

HRO Today

Industry research shows that diversity and inclusion (D&I) efforts can provide organizations with a competitive edge: McKinsey reports that the most ethnically diverse companies are 35 percent more likely to outperform their counterparts and Bersin by Deloitte research finds that inclusive companies are 1.7 Jacqueline Welch: We are committed to embedding diversity and inclusion into all of our business efforts.

Podcast: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion – Developing a Clear Roadmap

DecisionWise

142: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion – Developing a Clear Roadmap. What are the myths and common misconceptions around diversity? What message is your company sending with the way it communicates about diversity? Podcast dei diversity equity inclusion

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.

5 Major Things Recruiters Need To Know About Diversity Hiring

Recruit CRM

Before beginning to dive in at the bottom of diversity hiring , recruiters need to understand more about the superficial items related to it. You often are at crossroads when you ask yourself what diversity actually means. Few people define diversity as differences among people.

Diversity and Inclusion: 5 Lessons Learned from Top Companies

Visier - Talent Acquisition

Diversity and inclusion is now a business imperative with consumers demanding that organizations take action on their promises. Improving D&I is not easy, especially when only 35% of Chief Diversity Officers are tracking diversity data , according to a Russell Reynolds study.

Making a Difference With a Diverse Workforce

DATIS

Diversity in the Workforce. In fact, a diverse workplace can make a measurable difference in organizational collaboration and innovation , delivering a multitude of benefits that produce positive business outcomes. According to a report by SHRM , 41% of managers say they are “too busy” to implement diversity initiatives. However, considering the vast benefits provided by a diverse workforce, organizations might want to begin prioritizing their workforce management strategies.

Myths and Misconceptions About Corporate Board Diversity

TLNT: The Business of HR

In the world of corporate boards and board diversity, there is both good news and bad news. . Diversity HR Insights HR Management Featured

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.

Nasdaq Obtains SEC Approval for New Board Diversity Rule

Trusaic

Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to require a new board diversity rule for public companies listed on its stock exchange. Companies with five or fewer directors will be required to have at least one diverse director. But corporate diversity is just one part of the equation.

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.

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.

Sonia Jackson Myles of The Accord Group: “Diverse staff helps retain diverse staff”

Thrive Global

Diverse employees can be ambassadors to communities of customers. As a part of our series about “How Diversity Can Increase a Company’s Bottom Line”, I had the pleasure of interviewing Sonia Jackson Myles. Diverse employees can be ambassadors to communities of customers.

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.

How HR Creates Diversity and Inclusion

Flimp Communications

Human resources is responsible for many duties, most of which directly or indirectly affect diversity and inclusion efforts. Many company leaders still cringe a little when trying to improve diversity and inclusion. When we broaden our definition of diversity and inclusion in a corporate context , we see the larger impact HR can have. The topic of diversity and inclusion generates a range of reactions and opinions whenever it’s raised in a corporate setting.

Prioritising Diversity

HRO Today

However, the challenge of finding and growing new talent is now becoming as pressing of an issue in diverse ways. Effectively they’re working to change the pipeline of talent and by doing so will increase gender diversity. The post Prioritising Diversity appeared first on HRO Today.

Webinar: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion – Developing a Clear Roadmap

DecisionWise

What are the myths and common misconceptions around diversity? What message is your company sending with the way it communicates about diversity? Date: Wednesday, July 28, 2021. Time: 1:00 pm Eastern / 10:00 am Pacific.

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.

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.

Data Driven Talent Acquisition Trends in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Entelo

Earlier this year, Entelo hosted one of our most successful webinars in our company’s history (link to recap here ) focused on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.

Sparking The Tipping Point: 4 Ways You Can Fight For Diversity & Inclusion

Ultimate Software

March is Women’s History Month, and we’re talking all things Diversity & Inclusion. As a society, we use a highly diverse set of technology tools every day. But there’s a disturbing lack of diversity within the tech industry. To be fair, there’s a lack of diversity among all business sectors. Diversity in the workplace is proven to result in better problem-solving, creativity, market share and business outcomes.

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.

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.

How 2400+ Recruiting Professionals Are Reimagining Their Fall Strategy

Speaker: Handshakes Find Your Next Conference

Join 2,400+ recruiting peers who have registered for Handshake’s Find Your Next Conference to hear from Nobel Peace Prize laureate, Malala Yousafzai, and 15+ transformational leaders at Disney, Gap, Prudential, Johns Hopkins University, Habitat for Humanity, and more.