i4cp Members Recognized by Working Mother Magazine


Booz Allen Hamilton Booz Allen Hamilton has been named to the Working Mother 100 Best Companies list for 20 years running in addition to being recognized on the Diversity Best Practices Inclusion Index. In times of emergency, the firm supports its employees, for example, when last year’s Hurricane Harvey impacted most of the 120 Houston-area employees, the company offered a one-month salary advance and five days of paid office-closure leave to those affected.

An Interview with Tesla’s Felicia Mayo on Creating a Culture of Diversity and Inclusion

HR Digest

Creating an Environment that Encourages Cognitive Diversity In a remarkable interview with The HR Digest, Felicia Mayo talks about the value of cognitive diversity in the global business sector and what makes a great leader. As a prominent influencer of diversity, the Vice President of HR and Diversity & Inclusion at Tesla has made a magnificent contribution to paving the way to a diverse boardroom. Can you give a specific example?

Retreat on Diversity? Sure!

Great Place to Work

As we wait to see what a new administration could mean for the country, employers and jobs, it might be tempting to pause or pull back from activities that promote diversity and inclusion. Year after year, study after study has shown diversity improves innovation, brand awareness and client retention, and results in higher revenue and gross profits. For three decades, many companies have been paying lip service to diversity. Making Diversity Work.

4 Tips for Better Diverse Team Communication

HR Daily Advisor

Given that communication and diversity acceptance are extremely important for employee engagement, here are four proven tips on how to best handle each: Provide examples when communicating. Can you give me an example of why you expected me to know this Micha?

Why corporate transparency is giving new impetus to diversity and inclusion


Many left it to the last minute, with analysis from People Management magazine suggesting that just 15% of employers published their data in the 11 months leading up to April’s deadline, more than 1,500 releasing their reports in the final 24 hours, and a further 1,500 organisations failing to publish their pay gaps in time. Whenever you have a particular focus on a particular group, there’s always a risk that you stop thinking about true inclusion and diversity”.

Hiring for diversity vs. skill sets: How do you find a balance?


Efforts to hire for diversity can be challenging. You, the business leader, know you need a workforce diverse in age, skill sets and culture for your business to thrive. When the word “diversity” comes up, business leaders often think first of hiring people outside their usual gender, religion or race. But that’s only part of the diversity equation. Talk openly about the benefits of diversity.

Evaluating Workplace Diversity is More Than a Numbers Game


New hiring trends and initiatives have quickly emerged in the past five years – using tools and data to drive recruiting, catering to the ever-enigmatic Generation Y (endearingly named Millennials), and improving workplace diversity. Small or larger, diverse companies lead by example. (In

Seven Steps to Meaningful Diversity and Inclusion Metrics


When it comes to this concept, the success of diversity and inclusion (D&I) programs is no different. A lot of D&I practitioners may gleefully note that there is no lack of metrics in the diversity and inclusion space—but which will move the needle on performance? For example, various governments and governing entities measure different factors to ensure compliance with race, gender and ethnicity regulations.

Peter Fasolo, CHRO at Johnson & Johnson, On the Value of Transformational Growth and Innovation

HR Digest

Such a degree of corporate socialization can also stifle innovation and overall cognitive diversity. One example of how this comes to life is to encourage our employees to have “multiple careers” within J&J. Individuals who have the skills and background to move across our businesses have a higher probability of advancing through the organization because we view the diverse experience as a major strength and key driver of innovation and growth.


How to Foster Belonging and Inclusion in the Workplace


Ely and Mandelbaum discussed some of the most effective practices for creating diverse and inclusive work environments, and recruiting diverse teams. Leaders want to prioritize creating safer, more diverse workplaces, but aren’t always sure how to get started.

Peter Fasolo, CHRO at Johnson & Johnson, On the Value of Transformational Growth and Innovation

HR Digest

Such a degree of corporate socialization can also stifle innovation and overall cognitive diversity. One example of how this comes to life is to encourage our employees to have “multiple careers” within J&J. Individuals who have the skills and background to move across our businesses have a higher probability of advancing through the organization because we view diverse experience as a major strength and key driver of innovation and growth.


Sexual Harassment: The Workplace’s Dirty Little Secret

HR Daily Advisor

Hollywood is the perfect example. In addition, men and women have very disparate perspectives on that progress : My company is doing what it takes to improve gender diversity. Magazine’s top 100 Leadership Speakers in the world, as well as Inc. ’s

3 Must-Read Digital HR and HR Tech Articles of September 2018

Digital HR Tech

The top articles of September feature a business case for onboarding automation, an article on the pipeline opportunity for diversity in tech, a piece on the importance of hiring for soft skills, and a video with our experts explaining what excites them about Organizational Network Analysis (ONA).

Opinion: Next year’s gender pay gap reports will be the true test for UK employers


For example, they don’t distinguish between the pay of full- and part-time workers, which, given that 42% of women in employment work part time , is a major contributing to gendered pay inequality. The reports also overlook other facets of diversity, such as education level, ethnicity , disability, and sexuality. Someone working on a zero-hour contract, for example, may not be able to afford to risk their job (however poorly paid) in a quest for better remuneration or more hours.

The Top CEO Concern Today: Speed of Change

HR Bartender

At Dropbox, managers are held accountable for attrition, hiring, diversity, engagement, etc. For example, Dropbox sends a cupcake with every job offer. I’ve always read that the number one concern of CEOs is recruiting and retaining talent.

5 Tips for Removing Unconscious Bias Towards Female Assignees

HR Daily Advisor

Even companies making gender equality a priority have their fair share of examples where qualified women are being overlooked for international opportunities—mainly due to unspoken assumptions about their willingness to go or fit for the role. “We

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


For example, men were viewed as assertive–a good trait. 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. After five years of hard work, I’m proud to say that my business line was made up of 40% diverse individuals when I left–and we did not sacrifice quality one iota!

Let's stop the 'generation blah' blah

Strategic HCM

My favourite worst example of this was a presentation in Saudi Arabia using generic suggestions about generations from the USA. Once in response to a tweet about someone else's presentation and comment, and once a retweet of an HR magazine article about graduates. Diversity

The Bamboo Project Blog: Is An Online Identity Necessary and What Should You Do to Maintain It?

The Bamboo Project Blog

A few days ago, I posted on transparency and an excellent article in WIRED magazine on The See-Through CEO. For example, I think organizations, particularly nonprofits, do have an obligation to be online as part of being visible in the community.

Helping remote employees feel connected


Creating a diverse and inclusive culture is a goal every company should have, and that needs to extend outside of the company’s offices to your remote workers. For example, Inc.

The Top 27 Talent Management Resources


What that means on a practical level is explorations of bad HR examples, examinations of the future of recruiting tools and interview advice to 2013 grads. Talent Management Magazine. Workforce Magazine. Human Resource Executive Magazine.

Blind Hiring in 2019

Astron Solutions

While legal compliance is an important goal, a more beneficial result of fair, balanced, and equitable hiring practices is a more diverse workforce. Increased organizational diversity and inclusion leads to greater organizational success.

Strategically Managing Manufacturing Skills Gaps With Learning Analytics


According to Training magazine’s most recent Training Industry Report, “total 2017 U.S. In Siemens’ Amberg factory , for example, where 75% of the production process is automated, workers with specific skills make many critical decisions.

It’s “Like” Harnessing Analogies to Accelerate HR


They help to engage diverse “mental models” of constituents. For example, research showed that chefs successfully introduced small changes in cuisine, such as using ingredients from new regions, by framing the changes as consistent with existing frameworks, such as the Michelin Guide.

Seven Powerful Ways to Use Tech to Overcome Recruiting Bias


The answer is a qualified yes—if the companies that use them are serious about achieving diversity. In a recent TED talk, Yassmin Abdel-Magied cites the example of the Boston Symphony using blind auditions in the 1950s to boost the number of women in the orchestra.

3 ways to build job candidates’ trust through transparency


Since taking a new position can require a leap of faith, they want to understand and align with your organization – from your commitment to diversity and fair pay to your dedication to corporate responsibility. Diversity report. The first type of report you should consider creating is a diversity report. Diversity is important to employers because it’s the catalyst for innovation. For example, how many tons of materials are recycled in your business each year?

CEO’s Letter: HR and Corporate Responsibility—Perfect Together

HRO Today

Kevin Silva is an extraordinary example of a CHRO who owns responsibilities beyond the HR suite and who drives the Voya culture in a unique way. Last year, we divested our ownership of Corporate Responsibility Magazine to a friendly rival, 3BL Media, with whom we had areas of competition and partnership. Part of an organization’s community involvement and impact comes from diversity programming. By Elliot H. Clark.


Should I foster bottom-up ideas? Yes, here’s how and why


Increasing the diversity of the talent you ask for help will only increase your chances of receiving an innovative solution. Google, for example, is very proactive in soliciting ideas from across its 30,000-plus workforce. For example, the costs of implementing the idea turn out to be much more than originally estimated, then you have wasted resources.

Dear leaders, please stop making assumptions – here’s how


Because it’s unique, it’s just one of many diverse points of view. By opening your mind to diverse, and at time conflicting, perspectives, you’ll be better equipped to craft creative and comprehensive solutions to any challenges that arise. Take war or sports, for example. If you’d like to learn more strategies for effectively leading others, download our free magazine: the Insperity guide to leadership and management.

How Technology Innovations Are Changing Job Search

Lee Hecht Harrison

In a recent article in Forbes magazine, Schawbel forecasts that virtual and augmented reality will help “close the experience gap for job seekers and allow employee technology to be more engaging, less expensive and free of distractions.”

Building Blocks of Great Performance Management: 3 Common Goals


As diverse as organizations are (and as diverse as their PM solutions should be) it is helpful to anchor our thinking within a basic framework. An award-winning leader in her field (she’s been recognized by Consulting Magazine twice as one of the top consultants in the U.S.),

CEO’s Letter: Shopping in the HR Supermarket

HRO Today

Indeed, the emergence of total workforce solutions —the combining of RPO and MSP services to subsume permanent and contingent hiring—is only one example of this phenomenon. If you have poor compensation and benefits or weak diversity programs, you will be mired in lawsuits about equity or behavior. By Elliot H. Clark.

Speed of Change is the C-Suite’s Biggest Concern

Great Place to Work

At Dropbox, managers are held accountable for attrition, hiring, diversity, engagement, etc. For example, Dropbox sends a cupcake with every job offer. For years, the number one concern of CEOs has been recruiting and retaining talent.

Rockwell Automation’s Karen Keegans on the importance of AI and Automation in the workplace

HR Digest

When we hire people who are in the early stages of their careers, we're bringing in new, creative ideas and unique perspectives, fostering diverse thinking. As a leader, it is important to ensure you are always connecting back to the purpose, ensuring that you are leading by example. We look for diversity in thinking and experience. This article was published in the April 2019 issue of The HR Digest magazine.


Strategies for Leading a Successful Global Team

Lee Hecht Harrison

The magazine found that in eight out of 10 sectors examined, global companies saw aggregate sales grow more slowly than their domestic peers. The article acknowledged that many global organizations have higher overhead, more complex supply chains, and large and diverse workforces.