Without Retention, Diversity Efforts Fall Short

Reflektive

Building diversity in the workplace is an initiative HR leaders cannot afford to miss. Companies with diverse workforces are proven to deliver higher performance and greater innovation. Therefore, many technology companies are directing large sums of money to increase internal diversity metrics and cultivate a broader pipeline of minority candidates. Despite investment in equal-opportunity hiring practices, diversity numbers are unimpressive Click To Tweet.

Workplace Diversity: ‘The Era of Colorblindness is Over’

Cornerstone On Demand

Workplace diversity is a pressing topic among HR pros. It's heavily scrutinized in blogs, at conferences and during training sessions. The concerns of under-represented workers often represent the concerns of other workers, as well.

How to Take Action: Strategies for Creating a More Diverse and Inclusive Workplace in 2018

HR Daily Advisor

The volatility of 2017 further surfaced a number of longstanding and important issues, like racial and gender equality and diversity of thought in the workplace. Another report by Bersin by Deloitte found more diverse companies had 2.3

Diversity Training in a Nutshell: Why It Fails and How to Make It Work

Rallyware

In April, two black men were arrested in a Philadelphia Starbucks after the store manager called the police. The men asked for a bathroom code but were denied because they were sitting in the coffee shop, had not ordered anything, and refused to leave.

India: Developments Affecting Diversity in the Workplace

Global People Strategist

When it comes to inclusivity and diversity within the workplace, companies operating in India now have to face and adhere to four major recent developments in the country’s employment law. The employer provides safe doorstep transportation to and from the workplace.

Sexual Harassment: The Workplace’s Dirty Little Secret

HR Daily Advisor

Recent headlines have been littered with numerous stories of sexual harassment, gender discrimination, and rape. And for real, our 41st president of the United States, George H.W. Sexual harassment text on cardboard. Hollywood is the perfect example.

#HotInHR: The Silence Breakers, Rethink Your Diversity Program With This Chart, Best Places to Work in 2018

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Every week we send a summary of funding announcements, M&A and partnership news from the HR marketplace. Time Person of the Year: The Silence Breakers. Movie stars are supposedly nothing like you and me… Yet it turns out that—in the most painful and personal ways—movie stars are more like you and me than we ever knew. RELATED: What the CVS-Aetna Deal Means for the Delivery of U.S. RELATED: 50 Best Workplaces for Diversity (Fortune).

EEOC Training Programs Help Employers Fight Sexual Harassment

HR Daily Advisor

The recent high-profile sexual harassment accusations leading to public humiliation and terminations has highlighted the need for companies to properly train their supervisors and employees on what is and is not harassment.

How to Approach Diversity Training in the Workplace

Evil HR Lady

Not all diversity training in the workplace is created equal. Some approaches are more effective than others; because diversity training is so beneficial for employees and business owners alike, it’s important that your program is strong. According to Small Business Chronicle , diversity training “improves employee retention, increases morale, reduces workplace harassment and improves recruitment efforts to create a more diverse work force.”.

Construction and Diversity: Are You Being Left Behind?

BirdDogHR

Construction and Diversity: Are You Being Left Behind? A recent Washington Post article revealed the dire straits of the construction industry: Baby Boomers are retiring in droves, widening what is an already huge skills gap in a competitive industry. Diversity. (5).

Diversity in the Workplace – Do You Have What Women Want?

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#MeToo Movement Sheds Light on Gender Diversity Gaps In Employer Brands. sexual harassment and abuse in the workplace. before women are accorded the equity and respect that they deserve, and that is. The research also supports our. Lead with the.

15 steps you can take to build a more diverse workforce.

LifeSpeak

There’s no two ways about it — diversity is good. Not only is hiring for diversity the right thing to do from a societal perspective, but it has several economic benefits as well. A McKinsey study also revealed that diverse organizations earn 35% better results than those that are more homogeneous. Inviting candidates from different walks of life to an interview is a great step, but it’s not the only way to improve workplace diversity.

Diversity rising up the Agenda ~ HR to HR 2.0 and Human Capital.

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It’s not outrageous to imagine him as the next Ulrich.". #1 1 global online influencer in talent management. #6 Stop Checking the Box. The HR Capitalist. 5 Things Every HR Pro Can Learn From Riley Cooper and the Eagles. The New (Social) HR.

Why Uber, Google, and Other Companies Failed to Address Workplace Harassment

Rallyware

Even though we see the rise of the #MeToo movement and can witness the way recent harassment issues are shaping the global conversation against workplace bullying, abuse, discrimination, and other forms of misconduct, there’s still a lot to be done. Particularly, many companies haven’t yet provided effective workplace harassment training, preventing their employees from fully comprehending this issue with must-attend annual seminars.

Are Millennials responsible for the increase in harassment claims?

OmegaHR Solutions

Younger workers may equal more harassment in the workplace for a variety of reasons. In a report put out by the EEOC they purport that there has been an increase in harassment in the workplace and that it remains a persistent problem. Harassment is up in all areas from sexual harassment to age harassment. I will look at those reasons and see if they support my question in the title of this post. What is the common denominator?

7 Tips to Be Sure You’re Managing Diversity in the Workplace Correctly

Insperity

Remember the last time you went to a lively dinner party? You may not have noticed, but the host was busy bringing people together, making them feel welcome and moving the conversation along. Managing diversity in your company is much the same as hosting a lively dinner. Assembling the right mix of employees on your team and in your business is the first step, but you’ll need to be vigilant and committed to make it a success.

Unintended Consequences Matter: Learning to See Bystanderism and Microaggression as Contributors to Employee Turnover in the Workplace

Inpower Coaching

Efforts to increase diversity in our workplaces has been dismally slow over the last few decades, despite business initiatives, research and even expansions of the very definition of diversity. Most men, I know, want equality. They want harassment to stop.

Fine, Be a Bigot

PerformanceICreate

It’s not often our parents suggest we are anything less than authentic but from time to time back in my teenage years, my mom would tell me, “Heather, you may be the devil’s spawn but for God’s sake, quit acting l ike it!”

Sexual Harassment: The Workplace’s Dirty Little Secret

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This guest blog has been provided by Kevin Sheridan, best-selling author and innovator in the field of Employee Engagement. Recent headlines have been littered with numerous stories of sexual harassment, gender discrimination, and rape. Hollywood is the perfect example.

Time’s Up: I Am Woman, Hear Me Roar

HR Daily Advisor

“So I want all the girls watching here, now, to know that a new day is on the horizon! Let’s be clear, 2017 was the year of the woman. Don’t just talk the talk, do the walk. This not only gets down to the truth, but it also enables accountability.

Two tough lessons on training

HRExecutive

A pair of recent Equal Employment Opportunity Commission cases suggests the situation is every bit as risky — both for drivers and employers — as you might think. The cases involve two trucking companies that got in trouble over sexual harassment of female trainees.

Why We Talk About Culture Change When We Discuss Preventing Sexual Harassment in the Workplace.

EverFi - HR

In coverage of the ever-evolving #MeToo and #TimesUp movement, officials , experts , and activists have largely pointed towards a primary fix: a change in corporate culture. This strategy has been recommended by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission as having, “the greatest impact on allowing harassment to flourish, or conversely, in preventing harassment.” And why would culture change prevent sexual harassment?

Compliance Challenges

MapHR

Compliance is not for the faint of heart, a mantra every HR professional knows instinctually. It’s made up of a plethora of facets, each being critical to the whole. Some include: Diversity and Inclusion Technology Legal That is not an extensive list by any means.

#TimesUp: What this Movement Means for Employers

HR Daily Advisor

The #MeToo movement and the continuation of it, #TimesUp, have profound implications for employers. For employers, this means there has been (or will likely be) renewed attention to workplace harassment issues, and to what the employer is doing to prevent them from happening.

6 Changes Your Company Must Make To Develop More Female Leaders

SuccessFactors

The most recent allegations of sexual harassment by management and subsequent apathy by HR at hot tech startup Uber have once again brought to the fore the lack of progress we’ve made in gender equality. To find out, you need to look at the root causes.

DOJ reverses course on Title VII protections for transgender persons

HR Daily Advisor

Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued a memorandum announcing the U.S. The announcement reflects a reversal from the Obama administration’s interpretation of the law and runs counter to federal court decisions and other federal agencies’ interpretations. .

KY Court: Atheism Is a Protected Class, but Sexual Orientation Isn’t

HR Daily Advisor

A Kentucky federal court recently allowed a former employee’s claim of harassment based on his atheism to proceed but rejected his claim of harassment based on his coworkers’ beliefs about his sexual orientation. Diversity Insight Sexual Orientation Discrimination

An easy Linkedin hack to reduce bias in recruiting

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This year’s news cycle has been full of reminders that the tech industry has a diversity problem. They are also more likely to face discrimination, harassment, and the hot mess James Damore’s Google ‘Manifesto’ has created. The bigger picture.

Does America Have a Civility Problem? Yes. Wait, No.

HR Daily Advisor

A recent survey showed that 93 percent of Americans think that the U.S. If you are stretching your head, join the club! Despite this unwavering sentiment since 2010, the general level of civility in the workplace is considered strong. The Civil Work Zone.

How to Combat Transphobia in the Workplace

HR Daily Advisor

According to one report by the National Center for Transgender Equality, 90% of the 6,450 transgender and gender-nonconforming people who were surveyed reported “experiencing harassment or mistreatment on the job or took actions to avoid it.”

Changing Times Highlight Need for Employers to Adapt to an Aging Workforce

HR Daily Advisor

In just the last few decades, employers have seen dizzying change brought on by advances in technology and shifting workforce demographics. Among the most significant factors altering the employment landscape: an aging workforce. Information from the U.S.

6 Changes Your Company Must Make To Develop More Female Leaders

SuccessFactors

The most recent allegations of sexual harassment by management and subsequent apathy by HR at hot tech startup Uber have once again brought to the fore the lack of progress we’ve made in gender equality. To find out you have to look at the root causes.

I Was The Only Woman

PerformanceICreate

The fact is I never thought of women’s issues in the workplace because I have never faced overt discrimination at work. No one has ever made terrible comments to me, sexually harassed me or any of the other actions you think of as discrimination.

Women in Tech: Hiring Strategies to Attract and Retain Top Talent

Hacker Earth

Here’s how you can fine-tune your organization’s diversity and talent strategies to achieve better attraction of today’s growing pool of female tech talent. Of course, the most obvious recruiting tool is a competitive salary. Equal pay for equal work has remained stubbornly elusive for far too many in the female workforce. Equal Promotions. The winners of this competition are women, who now have better options when considering potential employers.

EEOC Outlook for 2018: What Should Employers Expect from the Agency?

HR Daily Advisor

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), by contrast, had a relatively uneventful year. So far, during the Trump administration, the agency has held the status quo. At some point in 2018, the agency will most likely have a Republican majority.