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.

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.

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How to Transform your Diversity Recruitment Strategy

Skillate

As migration and commute become more accessible, diversity is slowly coming to the forefront of corporate discussion as a major problem for many industries. This is only the tip of the iceberg, as diversity issues crop up in a variety of ways, including reliance on nepotism.

The ‘Why’ and ‘How’ of Building Workforce Diversity

TalentCulture - Recruiting

The evidence overwhelmingly supports the business case for workforce diversity. So why are companies still failing to achieve their diversity goals? Diversity has become a higher priority on the corporate […].

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.

Tips For Hiring More Diverse Entry-Level Hires

Criteria Corp

Today, companies across all industries are seeking to improve diversity in their organizations. Many teams are adopting a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion mindset to produce tangible results and to nurture the talents of employees from all backgrounds.

Are Your Diversity and Inclusion Efforts Only Skin Deep?

DecisionWise

However, he then explained that he was specifically recruiting me because he wanted to appeal to the women in his organization who seemed to have different perspectives than the board did. 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. Companies that have ethnically diverse leadership teams were 33 percent more likely to outperform their peers.

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?

How to Improve Your Diversity Recruitment Strategy

Vantage Circle

Today, with all the equality movements and the support that’s going to different minority groups, it’s hard to imagine that any company would allow itself not to make the workplace more diverse and inclusive and continue discriminating against certain genders and nationalities.

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.

Diversity Hiring: 7 Effective Ways For Recruiting Diverse Employees

Vantage Circle

Diversity hiring is the first step towards building a more inclusive and diverse workplace culture. Anyone not living under a rock knows the importance of diversity and inclusion in every aspect of our lives. 7 Incredibly Useful Diversity Hiring Ideas.

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.

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? All companies say they encourage diversity but some companies show it. Diversity driven Culture.

How to Incorporate Diversity & Inclusion into Your Recruitment Strategies

Vsource.io

Diversity and inclusion are hot topics in the world of recruitment right now and not just because of our moral obligation to offer equal opportunities for all. As we have discussed before, diversity is extremely important for numerous reasons. It improves performance, fosters innovation, and promotes happiness in the workforce.

What is diversity?

Workable

The diversity definition refers to the existence of variations of different characteristics in a group of people. To better understand and define diversity, we can think about it in a social context. While the first things that come to mind when we talk about diversity are race and gender, there’s more than that. For a deeper analysis, you can refer to the breakdown of the different types of diversity. What is diversity in the workplace?

One-way video interview biases: potential risks for diversity

Workable

One-way video interviews – also known as asynchronous – enable recruiters to eliminate biases by providing all candidates with a uniform interview structure. Since one-way video-interviews are relatively new to the recruitment landscape, there’s still a lot to discover going forward.

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.

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. .

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.

Diversity Recruiter job description

Workable

Use this Diversity Recruiter job description template to advertise your open roles and attract qualified HR professionals. Diversity Recruiter responsibilities include: Designing company policies that promote diversity and equality. The post Diversity Recruiter job description appeared first on Recruiting Resources: How to Recruit and Hire Better.

Diversity Analytics: You Need Macro Numbers to Improve Results

UpstartHR

This week I am in Atlanta for the SHRM Diversity Conference. For example, last week Amazon announced they were shutting down an internal program its team had created to support recruiting initiatives. 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. For example, if a firm is hiring plenty of diverse candidates but not growing them, then they will ultimately leave.

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.

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.

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.

4 Ways to Practice Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Your Workplace

Criteria Corp

Diversity and inclusion have been growing priorities in HR, with more companies striving to create a fairer workplace. D&I, which emphasizes hiring and fostering diverse talent, has been a common focus to hire and retain employees from diverse backgrounds.

How Post Business Recovery Will Benefit by Focusing on Diversity and Inclusion

CakeHR

Diversity and inclusion has been one such area that until the emergence and unfolding of the COVID-19 pandemic, had gained a worthy focus and significant momentum. Naturally this effect extends to business operations and their diversity focus as well. Why focus on diversity matters.

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.

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 about the practice and whether GPA should be considered at all in the recruiting process. SHRM Online: Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Diversity and Inclusion Employment Applications

Gender inclusion in the workplace: Going beyond diversity

Workable

Diversity vs. Inclusion: why they’re not the same. It’s not by chance that when we talk about diverse teams and diverse workplaces, we, ultimately, mention diversity and inclusion (D&I). people with disabilities, ethnic minorities, people from the LGBTQ+ community), you’re doing a great job in boosting diversity in your company. In 2018, Spotify was sued for equal pay violation and, a few months later, Oracle was also sued.

What are the types of diversity?

Workable

Based on the standard diversity definition, the types of diversity in a social context are theoretically infinite: they encompass every characteristic that appears with variations among a group of people (such as hair or eye color). But usually, when it comes to workplaces, there are seven types of diversity we pay attention to. Here’s a list of the different types of diversity in the workplace: Cultural diversity. Racial diversity. Religious diversity.

Employee Referrals: A Players, Diversity Hiring, and Key Benefits

UpstartHR

Employee referrals are not a new topic in the HR and recruiting space. Using Referrals to Improve Diversity Diversity has become an HR buzzword, thrown around in meetings and leveraged for positive PR, but what does diversity really mean? Legally, diversity refers to the age, socioeconomic background, gender, race and ethnicity differences in your workforce. An interesting twist on the diversity sourcing discussion is in referral practices.

Scary Diversity Recruitment Mistakes You May Be Making

Visier

Lack of workforce diversity has placed a magnifying glass on the hiring practices of organizations in all industries. It’s about being more thoughtful in granting everyone equal access to employment opportunities and also opening your doors to a wider range of talent that may just the very thing you need to succeed in today’s business climate. Catalyst also has a great infographic showing 39 reasons businesses should invest more in diversity and inclusion).

The Top 20 Diversity Titles [with Descriptions]

Ongig

Which diversity titles work best for you and your team? My team and I looked at the best practices at leading companies as well as the most popular diversity titles requested on Google (via ahrefs and Google’s Keyword Tool). This diversity title article is the latest chapter in Ongig’s Job Titles: The Definitive Guide. Diversity vs Inclusion vs. Equity. In the world of diversity job titles, the words used are, well, quite diverse. Equality Manager.

6 Steps to Hiring More Diverse Candidates

TalenX

Recruiters and employers agree that having a diverse team allows organizations to be more creative and achieve positive outcomes. Research indicates that extremely diverse companies have attained 19% more revenue, are 1.7 However, hiring a diverse workforce is not an easy task.

How To Encourage Greater Diversity In The Workplace

Reflektive

Today’s employees are much more diverse than they were a generation ago; Women, LGBTQ+ individuals, and members of ethnic and cultural minorities all have an increasingly important presence in the workforce, and that’s a good thing. Increasing diversity in the workplace exposes employees to different perspectives, encouraging creativity, innovation, and productivity. Why Grow Company Diversity? Diversity isn’t really an option for companies — it’s an inevitability.

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?

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. Gender Equality