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

Best Practices for Improving Diversity and Inclusion in Your Business

Synergy

With recent equality movements gaining momentum in society, there is a powerful microscope on companies today. Many are trying to evaluate their own organization’s diversity, but diversity has many layers. The pressure is on for businesses to move beyond a simple definition of diversity and reach a level of inclusion. At their most simple, diversity practices in business often mean making sure there is appropriate representation from different groups of people.

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Can HR really fix organisations’ diversity problems?

cipHR

It’s time for a new approach to improve workplace diversity and inclusion – one focused on changing the environment in order to “de-weaponise the cultures that we oversee,” argued John Amaechi, a former NBA basketball player turned organisational psychologist, at the CIPD Festival of Work 2020. “We HR can also draw in more diverse talent by thinking carefully about the language used in jobs ads. Reaching out to young, diverse talent is critical.

Making Diversity Central to Success: Q&A With Chevron’s Chief Diversity Officer

HR Digest

Diversity is an overused word, but at Chevron it’s a perfect description of its corporate culture. The company’s 2018 Corporate Responsibility Report highlights how diversity and inclusion (D&I) feature so centrally in the company’s success story. The spectacular progress reflects a holistic view of diversity which closes the gap between aspiration and reality. Efforts to bring more diversity to the oil and gas industry are working.

Melinda B. Wolfe: “Diversity is a driver of innovation”

Thrive Global

…First, diversity is a driver of innovation, fueling fresh and unique perspectives. By bringing a more diverse team to the table, companies leverage collective intelligence for more effective problem solving. leading the company’s diversity efforts.

AI and the Search for a More Diverse Workforce

HR Daily Advisor

Any executive or hiring professional, particularly in tech, knows that recruiting and retaining diverse talent is one of the biggest challenges in the industry. By hiring and retaining a diverse workforce, businesses experience many benefits, such as increased organization performance, an influx of innovative perspectives, and high diversification of the labor market. How can AI play a role in recruiting diverse candidates?

What Female Employees Really Want in the Workplace

Achievers

The HR policies form the unforgiving backbone of an organizational culture that disengages the modern woman, even as the organization struggles to understand why it cannot meet gender diversity workforce goals, has difficulty with recruiting and hiring talented and skilled women and is challenged with low female employee retention rates. In one, she’s viewed as capable of career success and managing work and family. Equal Opportunities and Equal Pay.

Webinar: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Talent Management

Cornerstone On Demand - Talent Management

An uptick in job postings for roles in the diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I) space shows that organizations are responding to what’s happening in the world and operationalizing it at their own organizations. In an effort to help organizations shape their paths, our team at Cornerstone recently hosted a webinar, “Diversity, Equity, Inclusion in Talent Management,” during which we shared recommendations for making improvements to DE&I in the workplace.

5 Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Trends We Can Expect in 2020

EverFi - HR

As the year draws to a close, diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) remain top of mind for HR and learning and development professionals. The recognition of the workplace as a working and learning community for an increasingly diverse workforce has made all of us more attuned to the need for continued discourse, education, and training around diversity, equity, and inclusion. Today’s workforce is one of the most diverse in our nation’s history.

#Movethedial: Steps to Boost Female Representation in Tech

Ceridian

It is crucial for leadership teams to support diversity and inclusion awareness – a point that stood out to me when reviewing Where’s the Dial Now ? Leaders must understand that support comes in many forms, whether it be educating themselves on gender equality issues, advocating for particular initiatives and programs, examining and updating workplace policies, or sponsoring a woman at work. Gender equality isn’t only a women’s issue.

15 Key Leadership Competencies every HR Professional Should Know

Digital HR Tech

Developing a diverse leadership bench that’s filled with the right (mid-level) leaders at all times is one of the top priorities for HR this year. The development of these competencies is crucial for effective succession planning.

How this HR exec built the function from the ground up

HRExecutive

Lacking succession planning, staff training, applicant tracking, guidelines for recruiting and interviewing or even a basic HR infrastructure, ACS was seriously in need of a complete HR transformation. Michelle McGovern. Michelle McGovern. Director of human resources and operations.

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Diversity Matters to Small and Midsize Business Growth – and Helps Build Business Beyond Bias

SuccessFactors

Diversity and inclusion are no longer “nice to have” cultural topics – or issues companies address only to avoid being accused of discrimination or to be legally compliant. Instead, they are a critical part of the new paradigm of doing business in a global, increasingly diverse world. In fact, numerous studies have shown a direct connection between diversity and the bottom line of the workplace – with some showing as much as a two-fold increase in financial performance.

Is there harm in asking? Questioning employees about their plans to retire

HR Daily Advisor

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) received more than 20,000 age complaints under federal law in 2016. Age discrimination issues often arise when an employer undertakes succession planning or begins planning for an employee’s retirement. Tension may arise when an employer attempts to ferret out an employee’s plans for retirement and the employee perceives that he is being forced out. by Michele L. Warnock) Brott.

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

Blu Ivy Group

#MeToo Movement Sheds Light on Gender Diversity Gaps In Employer Brands. required for organizations to attain ongoing success. With more than 73% of global firms indicating that they have an equal-opportunity policy. Until we get these numbers more balanced, the programs, policies and succession. plans will never achieve true gender diversity. As you can see, there is good reason that diversity is on the top of the priority list for.

Retain Your Diverse Workforce with a Three-Pronged Approach

Oracle HCM - Modern HR in the Cloud

Diversity no longer means having a few representative people who look different from the majority of your workforce. Diversity today is a key driver of organizational financial performance, and we need to consider diversity of markets, customers, ideas, and talent. These four mega-trends are creating a business context that is far less homogeneous and much more diverse than has historically been the case. Do these turnover points vary by diversity factors?

Succession planning and integrated talent management ~ HR to HR.

Strategic HCM

Succession planning and integrated talent management. We’re now on to succession planning with two chapters from Marshall Goldsmith and then Rob Reindl at Edwards Lifesciences. Marshall first, writing, not surprisingly, about CEO succession. There’s a lot on the benefit of focusing on internal vs external succession which you’ll probably realise I’ll support. Labels: Book review , People management strategy , succession.

Analytics for Diversity: How IKEA Uses Data to Improve D&I Outcomes

Lighthouse

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. HR Diversity

Construction and Diversity: Are You Being Left Behind?

BirdDogHR - Recruitment

Construction and Diversity: Are You Being Left Behind? The article advocates for diversity as a way to broaden the workforce and ensure that everyone who can work, is. Diversity is an answer to the skills gap , and will create an applicant pool with varied talents and backgrounds. Here’s how to encourage diversity in your construction business. A diverse workforce has diverse needs. Equal work for equal pay is a good place to start.

New Ideas for Sponsoring Women at Work

Ceridian

For example, weaving succession planning processes into sponsorship could be one way to facilitate growth of successors as well as an opportunity for leaders to meaningfully develop people, she adds. While the hackathon focused on ideas for processes and implementation, Ceridian VP Corporate Marketing Sarah Terrelonge notes that success of those initiatives rests fundamentally on creating a culture of sponsorship. Related: Four Ways to Advance Equality in the Workplace.

What Female Employees Really Want in the Workplace

Achievers

The HR policies form the unforgiving backbone of an organizational culture that disengages the modern woman, even as the organization struggles to understand why it cannot meet gender diversity workforce goals, has difficulty with recruiting and hiring talented and skilled women and is challenged with low female employee retention rates. In one, she’s viewed as capable of career success and managing work and family. Equal Opportunities and Equal Pay.

Economist's Diversity conference ~ HR to HR 2.0 and Human.

Strategic HCM

Economist’s Diversity conference. My next conference with the Economist is their Diversity conference in December: “Businesses are facing intensifying pressure from investors and stakeholders to ramp up their diversity initiatives. several studies show that companies with a greater degree of diversity at every level perform better than their less diverse counterparts. Technorati Tags: Economist , conferences , diversity.

Q&A with DEI strategist Jeff Waldman

ThoughtFarmer

DEI ( diversity, equity, and inclusion ) is a subject that impacts all of us. I realized huge success with the workplace accommodation work I was doing because it helped remove and eliminate barriers for employees that allowed them to thrive and flourish in their work.

Q&A with DEI strategist Jeff Waldman

ThoughtFarmer

DEI ( diversity, equity, and inclusion ) is a subject that impacts all of us. I realized huge success with the workplace accommodation work I was doing because it helped remove and eliminate barriers for employees that allowed them to thrive and flourish in their work.

Can we expect more women in the next generation of leaders?

Pinsight

With a lack of diversity in the identification of high-potential employees, we won’t achieve parity even in the next generation of leaders. Unconscious bias in succession planning? Amongst our findings, research shows that women generally outperform men on several leadership skills predictive of success in leadership positions, suggesting that women and men are at least equally capable of performing at managerial levels.

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. Involve them in your plans, if you can, and be transparent about your strategic decisions. Push for salary levels to be equal or above market when possible.

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

HR Daily Advisor

Companies that plan, design, and experiment with workforce strategies, workplace policies, and management approaches for longer working lives can reap a longevity dividend,” the report states. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) released a report in June marking the 50th anniversary of the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), the law that makes discrimination based on age over 40 unlawful.

Action HR can take now to prepare for Brexit

cipHR

Review policies and undertake workforce planning. “If It is important to be planning and to be looking at your succession plans.”. This transition period is also a good time to review your equality and diversity policies to ensure compliance and scope out the risks, said Lord. Features CIPHR news Diversity and inclusion

We need more women in STEM. But how can we make that happen?

cipHR

STEM employers need to build relationships with schools and promote equality in the workplace if they want to bring in female talent, says CIPHR’s Claire Williams. I believe the answer lies in educating young girls about the world of STEM and creating a fair and equal workplace.

Myriah Mhoon: “Be comfortable saying “no” to people, places and things”

Thrive Global

With a diverse executive team, there’s a greater chance of equality throughout the agency. With a diverse team at the top, there’s an authentic inclination to want to make sure all different versions of talent are highlighted throughout the agency. Can you share three reasons with our readers about why it’s really important for a business to have a diverse executive team? With a diverse executive team, there’s a greater chance of equality throughout the agency.

Should You Adopt Reverse Mentoring at Your Workplace?

Avilar

Introduced by the university’s equality and diversity department, the program pairs senior white academics and management personnel with a black, Asian, or minority ethnic (BAME) colleague mentor. It is hoped that the effort will help build awareness, boost diversity, shift culture, and ultimately reverse the divisive behaviors that have alienated BAME students and staff over many years.

A Glimpse into the Upcoming Research on Bias in the Leadership Pipeline

Pinsight

As an organization striving for excellence and success, it is important that the people that make the place are qualified, diverse, high performers, and great leaders. For this reason, identifying and selecting high-potential employees for leadership positions and succession should be based on objective data and not gut feelings.

What is Career Pathing?

Paddle HR

A successful relationship between an organization and its employees is a symbiotic one. A solid career pathing plan can lead to significant gains in achieving organizational goals. Established career paths can help organizations with succession planning.

Making Data-driven Decisions with HR Reporting - Sapling Blog

Sapling

Diversity and inclusion. Turnover rate: Track your turnover rate over time to find patterns, identify potential issues, and plan for backfilling positions. Demographic information: A diverse workforce is often more innovative, ensuring your company’s long-term success. Review workforce demographic information regularly so you can make strategic improvements toward diversity. People Operations professionals are tasked with many responsibilities.

How Bosch Uses Gamification to Build HR Analytics Skills (Case Study)

Digital HR Tech

An effective change management plan would be critical to success and there were three pillars to our approach: Making data fun: Gamification. All three pillars played an equally important role in this critical organizational change. In addition to creating a scorecard with targeted tasks, we established diverse teams of HRBPs from different countries, locations, divisions and experience levels to participate in a business case simulation. successes is key.

Conclusions to Repairing the Broken Rung

Pinsight

The “Broken Rung” refers to the inability of women to take the first step up to frontline management at rates equal to men. Companies need to include and evaluate the identification and development of future leaders in equity, diversity, and inclusion efforts. Now is the time to combat bias and discrimination in post-hire talent decisions – especially the identification of high-potential employees and succession planning.

2020 and Beyond

HRO Today

Today’s HR departments are deeply rooted in organizational planning and business strategy, more essential to the success of a company than ever before. The new generation wants to be part of a company with a mission that they find personally meaningful, and they want to be able to contribute to that mission while developing their own skills in a positive, diverse, and supportive environment, Jordan says. Do you have diversity?

Your Promotion Decisions are Illogical and Probably Illegal

Pinsight

There are many things in life that baffle me, but none so much as the illogical lack of progress and action to correct diversity in workplaces. It appears that diversity is not only a race or women’s issue, but a strategic imperative for all organizations. Since 2015, little progress has been made in diversity in leadership roles. Clearly women have just as much if not more of what it takes to lead business to success, so where are the promotion decisions breaking down?

Your Promotion Decisions are Illogical and Probably Illegal

Pinsight

There are many things in life that baffle me, but none so much as the illogical lack of progress and action to correct diversity in workplaces. It appears that diversity is not only a race or women’s issue, but a strategic imperative for all organizations. Since 2015, little progress has been made in diversity in leadership roles. Clearly women have just as much if not more of what it takes to lead business to success, so where are the promotion decisions breaking down?

The Disturbing Signs That We Have A Long Way To Go In Closing The Workplace Gender Gap

Kevin Sheridan

and LeanIn.Org provides clear evidence of how men and women come into the working world in roughly equal numbers, but women immediately fall behind. Why is gender equality still an issue in 2018, when we pride ourselves in having modern talent management policies? Make sure your Diversity & Inclusion program gives special attention to eradicating workplace gender disparities. The #MeToo movement has shined a powerful spotlight on the gender gap in the workplace.