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.

UKG Fall 2020 eSymposium: A FREE Learning Event for #HR and #Payroll Pros

HR Bartender

Regular readers of this blog know that our friends at UKG have been offering a free educational event for human resources and payroll professionals each spring and fall for the past few years. I’ll say it again – the event is free.

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Building a Diverse Distributed Workforce


One area of focus, aided by a shift to a more distributed workforce, is increased diversity and inclusion initiatives. DE&I goals won’t go away, and as companies become more familiar with remote hiring, diverse pools of candidates will be more accessible than ever.

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.

Think Outside of the Proverbial Box: Harness the Power of Data in D&I Recruitment

Speaker: Gabriel Hitt, Senior Employer Brand Advisor, Universum Global

If 2020 has shown us anything, it is that change can happen quickly and at any time. As the events of social injustice have served as a catalyst for many organizations to refocus on D&I recruitment strategy, it’s important to take a step back and think outside of the proverbial “come work for us because diversity is important right now” box. While there are proven best practices, lasting and impactful results are achieved through differentiation, authenticity, and creativity. Join Gabriel Hitt as he discusses how you can build an effective D&I recruitment strategy by harnessing the power of data and keeping the interests of your audience at heart.

How Planning Regular Company Events Helps Employee Engagement 

Get Hppy

One way to help build this engagement that strengthens the organization in a variety of other ways is through planning and hosting regular company events. . Having regular company events helps improve employee engagement by allowing the organization to communicate and reinforce its culture.

Top 10 Employee Engagement Events to Attend

Achievers - Recruiting

If you’re looking for a great way to stay up to date on the latest HR trends, network with peers, and keep your certification credits up to date, consider attending one (or more) of the following employee engagement events. Every event listed below is being held virtually so you can attend from anywhere. Achievers will be at all of these employee engagement events and more. About the event : This is a must-have when it comes to employee engagement events to attend.

Today’s Event: Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in the Workplace – The Communicator’s Role

Advanced Learning Institute

Thank you Ann Melinger (she/her) of Brilliant Ink for chairing our DEI virtual event today – “The Communicator’s Role in Building an Equitable, Anti-Racist Workplace.” Thank you to all who contributed to a great ALI Conferences virtual event.

Be more eventful. Be more inclusive. Be more diverse.


I'll be moderating a panel entitled "Beyond The Mission Statement: Making Diversity and Inclusion Real" on Friday morning at 8:30am local. The abstract for the panel is: hr tech sourcing Events Recruiting Events Diversity inclusion Recruiting Software RecruitingWe're in Vegas for the next few days at Recruiting Trends and Talent Tech Live , which should be good times over at Caesar's Palace.

DEI Update: Nasdaq Seeks to Adopt Board Diversity Rule


In an effort to bring greater diversity to U.S. Nasdaq Chief Executive Officer Adena Friedman said , “Our goal with this proposal is to provide a transparent framework for Nasdaq-listed companies to present their board composition and diversity philosophy effectively to all stakeholders.”

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.

15 Ways to Improve Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace


Promoting and improving diversity and inclusion in the workplace is a crucial initiative that many companies are now taking. Below we look at specific benefits of diversity and inclusion and explain some simple things your company can do to improve it. Foster diverse thinking.

Take diversity and inclusion to the next level in your company culture


The events of May 25, 2020, caused organizations in the U.S. Diversity within large organizations often involves the creation and development of formal groups of similar employees, known as Employee Resource Groups (ERG), Affinity Groups, or Business Network Groups. By Paul M.

How to create a diversity mentoring program


The events of the past year have been a much-needed eye-opener for many corporations, with many taking steps to move DEI into a central role of their corporate culture and strategy. Diversity in the workplace is already a key component, with clear benefits.

Workplace diversity: Is HR doing enough?


In the conference’s final keynote Friday, DEI expert Torin Ellis said workplace diversity standards are, and have been, inadequate and come with a hefty price tag. It’s time for corporate America to lead on the issue of diversity and inclusion.” Create a database of diverse talent.

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?

Here's How To Nail Your Recruiting Diversity Events


Diversity events without a strategy behind hiring diverse candidates all through the year, is a recipe for disaster. We recommend having a diversity and inclusion strategy throughout the entire year. Events should and are, for many WCN clients, part of a broader recruiting strategy. So what do you need to have in place before your diversity event? Let us say it right up front.

How Events Build Diverse Talent Pipelines


Then I would pray that diverse candidates would apply. But of course, I never met my diversity hiring goals with the “post and pray I was the sixth employee of the Huffington Post, the Executive Director of Digital at The Washington Post and the Founding Managing Editor of Now This when they were all building up their teams. In other words, I was once a frustrated hiring manager who would post an opening on a random job board that needed to be filled immediately.

How Events Build Diverse Talent Pipelines

The SHRM Blog

Then I would pray that diverse candidates would apply. But of course, I never met my diversity hiring goals with the “post and pray I was the sixth employee of the Huffington Post, the Executive Director of Digital at The Washington Post and the Founding Managing Editor of Now This when they were all building up their teams. In other words, I was once a frustrated hiring manager who would post an opening on a random job board that needed to be filled immediately.

2020 Guide To Diversity & Inclusion Events, Part 1


After talking to hundreds of recruiters and HR professionals about their diversity and inclusion initiatives, we found there to be a major gap between D&I efforts and results. 2020 Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Summit. National Diversity & Leadership Conference 2020.

6 ways we’re getting diversity recruiting all wrong


For many people, pretending not to see or feel things is their way of protecting themselves,” she said during an opening day keynote of Spring HR Tech (the free, virtual event runs through Friday; click HERE to register). That same person suggested diversity and bias training isn’t crucial.

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


We had this conversation without real context about what was about to transpire and have invited Willie back to discuss these topics at greater depth in light of current events. This is about much more than workplace diversity. We are at a pivotal moment in American History.

The Importance of Diversity and Inclusion On Employee Engagement


The fact of the matter is, workplace diversity has a huge impact on employee engagement. Canadian top 5 bank, RBC, is well known for its principled stance on workplace diversity — “To win in your market, you need to hire your market.” Aside from the fact that diversity does drive employee engagement, it’s just smart business. But when we talk about diversity, do we really know what it means? In fact, diverse and inclusive workplaces boosts employee engagement.

How to think about diversity recruiting strategies


You may have first-hand experience with the business benefits and strategic advantages that accompany a culturally or racially diverse workforce. You may even recognize that a diverse employee population where everyone feels included and their voice is heard is the simply right thing to do.

Key Takeaways from Visier’s Women in Leadership Event


Recently I was privileged to host Visier’s inaugural Women in Leadership event in Charlotte, NC. Our aim was to have our attendees–all women leaders and aspiring leaders–leave the event feeling uplifted, inspired, and armed with key takeaways they could apply to their own lives right away. Kathy started her talk sharing Ingersoll Rand’s focus on sustainability — of their people, their business, and the world — and how Diversity and Inclusion drives all three.

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Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and the Bottom Line

TalentCulture - Recruiting

The events of the last few months have brought increased attention to the value that diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) bring to the workplace and to society at large. The post Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and the Bottom Line appeared first on TalentCulture.

Event Activities at ACE 2017 in New Orleans, September 12-13, 2017


If your organization is suffering in business-critical areas such as those described above, please join us at our biggest event of the year, Achievers Customer Experience (ACE) 2017. Novak’s leadership and drive to empower diverse workforces is the very bedrock of Yum!’s Carey is a powerhouse in the field of delivering engaging leadership, high performing organizations and diversity training that directly impacts a company’s ROI and bottom line.

50+ Companies Celebrating Pride Month [w/ tweets, events, hashtags & more]


are getting creative with pride hashtags, pride month products, pride month events, employee spotlights & more. Companies hosting Pride Month events & sharing blog posts. Here are 2 companies showing their support through pride month events & blogs: Bank of America.

Event Activities at UK HR Directors Summit in Birmingham, February 6-7, 2018


And with an amazing line-up of keynote speakers, it is a must-attend event for any senior HR professional looking to get inspired and motivated for the year ahead. BT – Candice Cross, Group Head of Diversity and Inclusive Culture.


Why Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Matters with Internal Communications

Advanced Learning Institute

While it seems there are many conversations happening about diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace, few of them focus on what companies can actually do and how to get that work done. When it’s all said and done, why should you care about diversity, equity, and inclusion?

8th Annual Strategic Internal Communications Event: Building an Engaging, Collaborative, and Productive Culture to Create a Better Employee Experience in the Post-Pandemic Hybrid Workplace

Advanced Learning Institute

ALI Conferences 8th Annual Strategic Internal Communications Event on July 27th-29th will cover expanding communications issues from designing and changing your current strategy, sustainable learning, transparent communication, and more.

July BCGi Events

Biddle Consulting

Thursday, August 2nd from 2:45pm – 3:45pm | One Step Forward, Two Steps Back: How Diversity Initiatives Could Go Awry with Marife Ramos and Cassie Verdon. To learn about more events and webinars held throughout the year, visit bcginstitute.org. Biddle News EEO News BCGi Events webinarJuly 7th at 10 AM | VETS 4212 Webinar.

The Quick Guide to Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace

Achievers - Recruiting

Did you know by 2022, more than 75 percent of large enterprises will include diversity and inclusion enablement criteria in the selection process for Human Capital Management (HCM) technologies? True diversity and inclusion takes more than a training video about being polite to coworkers.

June BCGi Events

Biddle Consulting

HirePotential surveyed 100 top diversity companies. Find out what the study revealed and that the top diversity companies have no idea of the barriers. Biddle News EEO News BCGi monthly events webinarJune 15 – Applicants with Disabilities – UNKNOWN Hidden Barriers to Risk and Poor Applicant Experience.

How to celebrate cultural events in multicultural workplaces


Cultural events in Singapore. Cultural events are not a rare find in Singapore’s multiracial and multiethnic landscape. Yet, demonstrating appreciation for the diversity and rich heritage of people does not have to be limited to community gatherings, including in the workplace. . A Harvard Business Review article reported that companies who adopt a holistic approach to inherent diversity as well as acquired diversity show higher levels of innovation and inspiration.

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