Bersin: 8 positives from the pandemic for HR leaders

HRExecutive

Nearly every business leader has come to understand that, if employees and customers don’t feel safe, the business won’t survive. As an executive from Sanofi said, this crisis has been an equalizer in some ways.

Women in the Workplace vs. COVID-19: A Pandemic’s Impact on Equality

Flimp Communications

Workplaces can implement remote-work policies, specifically for emergencies like this where employees cannot work onsite. Companies could provide employee benefits for full- and part-time employees that include stronger paid-leave policies and childcare stipends.

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#HotInHR: 5 Jobs Robots Will Take First, Banking Industry Addresses Diversity, Scraping By on Six Figures?

Advos

Every Monday we send a summary of the previous week’s funding announcements, mergers, acquisitions, and partnership news from the HR technology, recruitment, talent management and employee benefits space. Banking Industry Addresses Diversity, Adding Women to Boards – NYT. Banking and capital markets, often viewed as dominated by men, achieved high scores in a newly released survey measuring the diversity in their director ranks. Diversity… Click To Tweet.

People-centric analytics: how can employees benefit from data analysis?

Analytics in HR

But what if the employees could also use and benefit from the insights and outcomes of People Analytics practices? The researchers found that training the employees of a shop has a positive impact on the financial performance of that particular shop.

Top 10 Benefits of Diversity in the Workplace (Infographics)

CuteHR

Embracing diversity in the workplace is an essential ingredient for a business that wants to be competitive on the intentional scale. Many companies are making an effort to achieve diversity in the workplace. Diversity enables them to attract the best talents into their human resources.

Five trends that will define corporate social responsibility in 2020.

LifeSpeak

We pride ourselves on being purpose-driven in every aspect of our business, from the diversity of our experts to the breadth of our employee wellness resources to the values by which we operate. Employees will become more vocal. CSR will be added to employee benefits packages.

Engaging Employees in Your Company Purpose: 4 Key Drivers & Why They Matter: Diversity and Inclusion (part 3 of 4)

Vignette Agency

This is the third blog post in a four-part series about the importance of strengthening employees’ connection to company purpose to drive employee engagement. Today we’ll focus on ways we can drive engagement to your purpose by elevating diversity and inclusion. Broadly speaking, diversity means ensuring representation among employees across race, age, ethnicity, gender, religion and other differentiators.

#HotInHR: Most Popular Employers for Grads; Walmart, Labor Clash Over App Connecting Employees

Advos

Every Monday we send a summary of the previous week’s funding announcements, mergers, acquisitions, and partnership news from the HR technology, recruitment, talent management and employee benefits space. Walmart, labor group clash over app that connects employees – USA Today. HotInHR: Most Popular Employers for Grads; Walmart, Labor Clash Over App Connecting Employees… Click To Tweet. Tags: Equal Pay, Diversity, Technology.

Millennials in the workplace: How to manage and engage them

Workable

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.

What Benefits Do Employees Want in the New Year?

Best Money Moves

What benefits do employees want in the new year? Employees want benefits that support employeesdiverse needs like transgender-inclusive healthcare benefits, fertility assistance and pet perks. Employers are also adding more fertility benefits.

Surprise: Big Perks Don’t Always Equal Happier Female Employees

SAP Innovation

This past summer, a former employee called out Amazon for its inhospitable policies toward women and parents. In September, a female employee sued Microsoft for gender discrimination. When we look at all these revolutionary changes, we may conclude that companies are simply acting in their own best interest, now that the business case for diversity has been made. Companies may be reacting to a real and growing dissatisfaction among their female employees.

#HotInHR: Where Was the Pilot On That United Airlines Flight? Ranking Tech Companies on Diversity, CEOs Get Big Pay Raise

Advos

Every Monday we send a summary of the previous week’s funding announcements, mergers, acquisitions, and partnership news from the HR technology, recruitment, talent management and employee benefits space. Ranking Tech Companies on Diversity,… Click To Tweet. Ranking Tech Companies on Diversity, The Gig Economy’s False Promise, CEOs Get Big Pay Raise). This Entrepreneur Is Ranking Tech Companies on Diversity – Fortune. Tags: Tech Diversity.

Women-Centric HR Policies Pay Dividends for Companies

HR Digest

Gender equality in the workplace is a hard and ongoing battle. Workplace diversity is one of the main challenges for Human Resources. With the changing socio-political climate, it has become mandatory for organizations to offer equal opportunities to all.

More Employees are Opting for Consumer-Directed Health Care, Finds New Report

HR Daily Advisor

While the Affordable Care Act still faces uncertainty, employers are looking for ways to reduce their healthcare costs and offer employees healthcare benefits that meet their needs. The report points to mounting evidence that HDHPs are more appealing to employees with higher incomes.

Your Cheat Sheet: How To Attract and Retain Top Talent

Best Money Moves

In this week’s Best Money Moves roundup, we take a look at news stories and new research studies that may impact employee benefits and HR issues. Everyone knows that a competitive benefits package includes much more than just financial wellness and a good salary.

Separating Extravagant Perks from Those that Yield High ROIs

HR Daily Advisor

Many employers think that they need to offer things like table tennis in large and custom-designed breakrooms, organic juice bars, bring-your-dog-to-work days, and free lunch every other day—especially when it comes to hiring younger employees—to retain employees and keep them happy.

#HotInHR: Men & Women Act Same, Treated Differently; Book Time-off Using Alexa, WeWork + Lord & Taylor?

Advos

Gender equality remains frustratingly elusive… Numerous causes have been suggested, but one argument that persists points to differences in men and women’s behavior. Employees will book time off using Alexa-style devices – (Computer Weekly). Recapping SHRM Diversity & Inclusion Conference #SHRMDiv. These are just some of the sound bites from the 2017 SHRM Diversity & Inclusion Conference in San Francisco, attended by nearly 1,000 individuals.

The Ultimate Guide to Corporate Gift ideas in 2018

Vantage Circle

Corporate Gifts are generally valuable items offered by the employer to their employees without any obligation as a token of appreciation or goodwill. Most large firms and organizations have policies for giving business gifts to its employees. Employee Benefits Featured

#HotInHR: Tech Hiring Tons of Talent, Suit Aims To Keep LinkedIn Data Public, Workers Win Only 1% of Civil Rights Lawsuits

Advos

A new analysis of employee lawsuits finds a low success rate for discrimination, harassment, or retaliation, and highlights the U.S.’s Serena Williams on Black Women’s Equal Pay Day – Fortune.com. Learn more at the G lossary of HR and Employee Benefit Terms.

A FOMO Guide to How Groovy Companies Can Attract a Multigenerational Workforce

Linkedin Talent Blog

But many companies are finding it hard to attract and retain talent from all generations with equal success. They all love good compensation and benefits, work-life balance, and inspirational colleagues. businesses are losing $1 trillion every year due to voluntary employee turnover.

5 Ways Companies Celebrate Pride All Year Long – and Show LGBTQ+ Employees They Care

Linkedin Talent Blog

And in the United Kingdom, a recent report found that 68% of LGBT employees have experienced harassment at work — with the vast majority not reporting incidents for fear of being publicly outed or damaging their careers. Specifics such as these highlight the importance of fostering a culture of inclusion and belonging for all employees. In 2016, Salesforce Australia voiced its support for marriage equality , and same-sex marriage was legalized there the following year.

Hot in HR: Amazon’s 30 Hour Work Week Experiment, Men Benefit From Closing the Pay Gap, Too

Advos

Weekly summary of mergers, acquisitions, funding and partnership news from the HR technology, recruitment, talent management and employee benefits space. This Tech Giant Shows That Men Benefit From Closing the Pay Gap, Too – Fortune. In case you haven’t noticed, equal pay is a hot topic at the moment. Amazon’s 30 Hour Work Week Experiment; Men Benefit From Closing the Pay Gap, Too; Hot in HR #PayGap… Click To Tweet. Tags: Gender Bias, Diversity.

A Guide for the Ages: What You Need to Know to Attract a Multigenerational Workforce

Linkedin Talent Blog

But many companies are finding it hard to attract and retain talent from all generations with equal success. They all love good compensation and benefits, work-life balance, and inspirational colleagues. businesses are losing $1 trillion every year due to voluntary employee turnover.

Episode 1: How to drive inclusive hiring in tech ft. Orange Is the New Black

Hacker Earth

2018 and 2019 brought about a surge of revelations in workplace equality with the #MeToo movement , the gender pay gap disclosure , Silicon Valley’s struggle with diversity and unconscious bias , among others. Diversity in tech is not just about gender.

Paradigm for Parity® Coalition’s 5 Actionable Steps to Gender Equity

Visier

Your vulnerability will make you more real to your supervisors, colleagues, employees, and help you connect with them at a deeper level. I inherited a sales team of over 200 employees–95% white men. Perhaps this is due to broader talent pools, improved quality of decision-making, and innovation due to diversity of thought as suggested by a McKinsey Report. I certainly saw this first-hand with my own experience in building a diverse team.

Lincoln Financial Group’s New Technology Offering Delivers Improved Experience For Employees and Less Administrative Burden For Employers

PlanSource

Partnership with PlanSource Demonstrates Group Benefits Business’ Commitment to the Customer and Innovation. PlanSource delivers a modernized shopping experience for benefits, offering enhanced educational materials to help employees better understand the benefits offered.

13 Employee Engagement Trends for 2020

Vantage Circle

Employee engagement is a very abstract concept. It is the “emotional connect” that an employee feels towards its organization. Same goes for employee engagement. With every new generation in the workforce, employee engagement trends change drastically. Employee Engagemen

Lincoln Financial Group Partners with PlanSource to Simplify the Benefits Experience through Boost

PlanSource

Lincoln Financial Group Partners with PlanSource to Simplify the Benefits Experience through Boost. Groundbreaking program aims to modernize benefits management, ease the administrative burden on HR teams and optimize benefits shopping.

Office Dress Code Policies in Today’s Workplace

Best Money Moves

Randstad US surveyed employees to find out. It’s great to empower your employees to dress for their day, as well as show their personality, but it is equally important for employers to set some clear guidelines to ensure that everyone feels comfortable.”.

GuideSpark’s Statement in Opposition of North Carolina HB2

GuideSpark

GuideSpark stands with other tech leaders, the Human Rights Campaign and Equality North Carolina in opposition to HB2. As a Workforce Communications company, our focus is helping our over 700 customers create inclusive and diverse cultures by engaging their employees using positive, effective communications. This law sends the wrong message to companies, employees and our society. Statement from GuideSpark CEO Keith Kitani.

Seven Things CEOs Need to Know About Millennials

TalentCulture

Let’s take a look at seven key findings as revealed in “ Millennials at Work, Reshaping the Workplace ,” and what CEOs need to know in order to speak the language of your younger employees. . Benefits: It’s not all about the “Benjamins.”

10 Employee Engagement Trends for 2019

Vantage Circle

Employee engagement is a very abstract concept. It is defined as the “emotional connect” that an employee feels towards its organization. However, reports and statistics reveal some common drivers of employee engagement. And Employers must keep themselves updated on these employee engagement trends and statistics. Same goes for employee engagement. With every new generation in the workforce, employee engagement trends change drastically.

HR’s Guide to Building an LGBTQ-Friendly Workplace

PlanSource

The best way for organizations to celebrate and show true support for the LGBTQ community is to start right in their own backyard, by ensuring that their corporate policies, benefits and company culture are just as inclusive as that rainbow Twitter icon. Paid Leave and Paternity Benefits.

Do You Offer Life Insurance to Employees?

HR Daily Advisor

Insurance is one of the most common employee benefits employers opt to use to entice top talent to their organization. Therefore, it provides coverage for employees at a lower premium even if the cost of the premium is passed along to the employee. Tax benefits.

How A Career Break Can Benefit Your Résumé

Thrive Global

Whether you want to hit the pause button and return to your current job or make a drastic change, here are four ways a break can benefit your career. Cultivate a diverse mindset. It exposes you to diverse backgrounds, experiences and ways of thinking.