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. Diversity, Equality, and Belonging Programs. Are You Familiar with Disability Equality Indexes? 12 Days of HCM Diversity Gender Equality

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.

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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.

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.

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.

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. That means equal pay for equal work.

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.

Top 10 Diversity Videos

Ongig

A solid stance on Diversity & Inclusion is the foundation of many successful companies. Our CEO, Rob Kelly wrote about 5 of the Best Diversity And Inclusion Videos in 2019, but with diversity taking center stage due to the recent Black Lives Matter movement, we wanted to find a few more.

How to Increase Diversity in the Workplace

Hireology

Diversity and inclusion have for a long while been hot button issues in the workplace. All that to say, hiring employees from diverse backgrounds isn’t simply a fad that will die down — it’s a necessity to have a workforce that represents the world we live in. . Why is Diversity Important? . The impacts of a diverse team reach all corners of your business. So, if you want your business to be ahead of the curve, a diverse workforce is absolutely essential. .

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. It can also touch upon federal, state, and local equal employment opportunity laws, but…that’s for another post. If diversity deals with those aspects that make individuals unique, inclusion is the ability for organizations to make every person feel welcome, respected, supported, and valued.

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

15Five

I firmly believe that there is finally an opportunity to correct massive injustice, dismantle the structures of systemic racism, and co-create a new future where all people can have true freedom, equal rights, and equal opportunities for a life of safety and prosperity. This is about much more than workplace diversity. He goes on to provide actionable advice about what we as business leaders can do to ensure workplace diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Diversity, Inclusion, & Social Impact with Andrea Forsht

Quickbase

In 2020, diversity and inclusion has been brought into the spotlight for all businesses. Quick Base brought on Andrea Forsht to lead all diversity and inclusion initiatives and put an action plan to this meaningful work and engage our community in vital conversations. Before I arrived at Quick Base, the organization did a deep dive to understand and share our current levels of diversity and inclusion. Perspectives Uncategorized diversity inclusion social impact

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.

How to Build High-Performing Diverse Teams at Work

Achievers - Recruiting

Today, businesses are facing immense pressure to build diverse teams at work, with several high-profile organizations compelled to divulge their diversity and inclusion statistics. The benefits of having diverse teams at work. Workplace diversity isn’t exactly a new concept.

This One Factor is Reducing Your Diversity Hiring by 30%!

The Tim Sackett Project

For racial minorities, those who received the pro-diversity statement were 30% less likely to apply for the job—and the effect appeared to be worse in cities with white majorities (see chart). Diversity Hiring InclusionEmployers discriminate in hiring. This is a fact.

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 question remains – how do I source and recruit diversity? Understanding diversity’s importance is one thing but implementing it into your company culture is a lot more challenging.

The Institute For Workplace Equality Releases Statement Supporting Affirmative Action and Diversity & Inclusion

DCI Consulting

On Thursday, October 15, The Institute for Workplace Equality released a statement reiterating its support surrounding affirmative action and diversity & inclusion. In the statement, The Institute says: Industry News EEO Case Law OFCCP VEVRAA Diversity & Inclusion

Top 10 Diversity Mission Statements

Ongig

An exceptional diversity mission statement sends a powerful message. We found 10 examples of diversity mission statements that fit the bill. How to Write a Diversity Mission Statement (7 Learnings). The best diversity mission statements use inclusive language.

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. 72% are consciously focused on creating a culture of diversity and inclusion. But what impact do different diversity programs actually have? Should we focus on how everyone is equal?

How to Embrace Cultural Diversity in Team Engagement

Achievers

According to the 2017 Deloitte Global Human Capital Trends report, 78% of Executives see diversity as a competitive advantage. People with diverse experiences are better prepared to offer insights and come up with better solutions. They make diverse teams smarter. But how can diversity boost engagement in teams? Having led multi-cultural teams in the Middle-East, Asia, and now in Europe; I can tell blending diversity and engagement gives outstanding results.

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. The work felt like something I should be proud of — seeing as though it is predicated upon providing equal opportunity to people who have often been outcast based […].

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. Successful workplaces embrace all aspects of diversity as a competitive differentiator. How can you elevate diversity, inclusion, belonging, and equality beyond compliance and governance to become a cultural imperative?

5 Ways to Improve Diversity Recruiting Efforts

Visier - Talent Acquisition

The Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement has placed a magnifying glass on the state of workplace diversity at organizations in all industries. What is diversity recruiting and why is it important to success? 5 ways to improve your diversity recruiting initiatives.

Diversity Analytics: You Need Macro Numbers to Improve Results

UpstartHR

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

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. According to the New York Times , “Iceland has had equal pay laws for half a century, pushing companies and the government to gradually reduce the pay gap.

Diversity, Inclusion and The Workplace

HR Counselor's Corner

Workplace diversity is understanding, accepting, and valuing differences in people. Differences in education, as well as personalities, skill sets, experiences, is also included in the definition of diversity. A recent survey by Deloitte found that diversity is perceived differently by generations. In comparison, diversity refers to the traits and characteristics that make people unique. So, what does it mean to have Diversity and Inclusion in your workplace?

Diversity and Inclusion: Adding Equity to the Equation

Flimp Communications

In 2020, the concept of diversity and inclusion is starting to look a little different than it did five or even ten years ago. In light of all that’s happened, businesses and corporations are making changes to the way they approach diversity and inclusion. Equity vs Equality.

Reflektive Wins for Performance Management and Workplace Diversity

Reflektive

We’ve been named a G2 Leader in Performance Management , and the Best Tech Workplace for Diversity by Tech In Motion. Our key priorities are building a solution that our customers love, and improving diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) at Reflektive.

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”. Without clear policies on how to achieve gender diversity, businesses are unlikely to meet future needs and they are likely to fall behind competitors as global battles for the best talent grows. Bo Young Lee, diversity and inclusion officer at Uber.

Diversity vs Inclusion: What’s the difference?

Digital HR Tech

Diversity and inclusion (D&I) are often used in tandem rather than as diversity vs inclusion. In this article, we’ll look at diversity vs inclusion, the difference between the two, how D&I leads to organizational success and 7 examples of diversity and inclusion activities in the workplace. Contents What’s the difference between diversity and inclusion? Diversity vs Inclusion: What’s the difference? The Diversity Calendar.

5 Excellent Tips For Managing Workplace Diversity

Career Metis

Workplace diversity and inclusion is a fundamental topic in business circles. First and foremost, it’s necessary to understand what workplace diversity is. Employees in a company may be diverse, but not included in office processes. This is why the concept of inclusion works well with diversity. The global push for workplace diversity and equality changes the way workplaces operate. 1) Make Diversity a Priority in the Hiring Process.

High Performing Organizations Have Leadership Diversity – #LeadLikeAGirl

HR Bartender

Byham] In the August issue of Harvard Business Review, there’s an article about “ Why Diversity Programs Fail.” The big takeaway is that if organizations want diversity, they need process change. Women must have equal access to the same opportunities for coaching, mentoring, work experiences, etc. Diversity isn’t a women’s issue; it’s an organizational issue. We have to create cultures that allow for diversity of thought, ideas, innovation, and creativity.

GPA Minimums May Be Spoiling Your Diversity Goals

SHRM Resources

But doing so could be hurting diversity recruiting efforts, according to Liz Wessel, the CEO and co-founder of WayUp, a New York City-based job site and resource center for college students and recent graduates. SHRM Online: Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Diversity and Inclusion Employment Applications?Having new graduates provide their grade point average, or GPA, has long been an application requirement for early-career job candidates.

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.

7 Steps to Reaching Your Workforce Diversity Goals

Digital HR Tech

Workforce diversity, whether it’s gender, ethnic, or age diversity , is often linked to strong organizational performance. Other benefits of workforce diversity are the fact that it drives innovation, creates skill diversity and that it makes your company more appealing to a broader customer and candidate demographic. But how do you go about actually building a diverse workforce? The workforce diversity plan. Look for diverse sourcing channels.

Inclusion & Diversity – The Tales They Won’t Tell You

Skillate

Diversity is being invited to the party and Inclusion is being asked to dance. The History of Inclusion and Diversity Hindu Mythology clearly reveals that any idea of man being superior to woman is pure human invention. New Age firms seem to be born a lot more equal.

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.

22 Examples of Awesome Diversity Goals

Ongig

We found 22 examples of diversity goals from top companies aiming to boost diversity, inclusion and belonging in the workplace. To make the list, the diversity goals had to be written on their web site or spoken goal by their leadership (e.g. CEO or Head of Diversity & Inclusion (D&I)) in a public forum (e.g. Types of Company Goals for Diversity & Inclusion. What do the diversity goals of these 22 companies below have in common?

What is Diversity? The Importance of Diversity Training in the Workplace

Pollack Peacebuilding

Workplace diversity describes an organization that hires and supports employees from varying backgrounds and characteristics such as race, gender, sexual orientation, faith, etc. An organization thriving in workplace diversity has employees with a wide range of experiences, backgrounds, and perspectives and has policies to ensure people aren’t discriminated against due to those differences. Diversity Training. The Difference Between Equality and Diversity.

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. While many of the great companies like Novartis, PwC, Marriot, and others strive for diversity at every level, others lag far behind. Creative: Diverse minds have unique perspectives that lead to the “out-of-the-box” thinking. Diversity as We Know It.