Are Your Diversity and Inclusion Efforts Only Skin Deep?

DecisionWise

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.

Answers To Your Top 10 Diversity And Inclusion Questions

15Five

By now, you’ve heard of Diversity and Inclusion. You know the benefits of having a diverse workforce and a culture that includes every possible viewpoint. Lever recently co-hosted an amazing webinar panel on Building a Diversity and Inclusion Program from Scratch.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Diversity in the Workplace - Benefits, Challenges, and Profitability

Hubert

First thing's first: What is diversity in the workplace? ? When John F Kennedy in 1961 signed what was to be known as the "Affirmative Action", he laid down a foundation that would encourage companies to build a more diverse workforce. Why is Diversity in the workplace important?

8 Key Diversity and Inclusion Jobs Explained

Digital HR Tech

Diversity and inclusion jobs come in all sizes and forms. Increasingly, companies want to increase the diversity within their employee pool – and for a good reason. But, supporting diversity within your business is more than just hiring people from different ethnic groups.

10+ Slack Groups Every CEO, Founder, and HR Professional Must Join

CakeHR

Slack Communities are like Facebook Groups. Slack groups are the best place to find connections within your industry. Slack groups are very engaging. Compared to other social media groups, there’s a community spirit on Slack. Rand Leadership Slack Group.

Groups 116

Diversity vs Inclusion: What’s the difference?

Digital HR Tech

Diversity and inclusion (D&I) are often used in tandem rather than as diversity vs inclusion. Contents What’s the difference between diversity and inclusion? How D&I leads to organizational success 7 Examples of diversity and inclusion activities On a final note FAQ.

5 Reasons Why Diversity Initiatives Fail (+ How to Save Yours)

Brazen HR

Efforts to i ncrease diversity in the workplace are nothing new. It’s widely acknowledged that more diverse workforces are better workforces , and most successful organizations have explicit diversity policies in place. How do these carefully designed diversity initiatives fail?

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. But how do you go about actually building a diverse workforce? The workforce diversity plan. Look for diverse sourcing channels.

How to Build a Strong Employee Resource Group

Yello

Employee resource groups are one way for organizations to build community while amplifying company values like gender equity, diversity and inclusion and social impact initiatives. What is an employee resource group? Employee Resource Group Examples.

7 Fun Ways to Host Team Meetings

Achievers

Team meetings are renowned for being boring and, to many employees, a waste of time. In fact, one survey shows that over 75% of meeting participants are annoyed by meetings they deem unnecessary, and many more will agree they find them boring, even if it’s just from time to time.

Investing in Inclusion and Diversity

Thrive Global

The concepts of diversity and inclusion are frequently touched upon in conversations about the performance of businesses and nonprofit entities. Beyond theory and values, diversity and inclusion can be material to a company, and a firm’s achievements and growth are influenced by these factors.

Eye on Diversity

HRO Today

Make no mistake, creating and maintaining a diverse workforce is both a business imperative and a huge challenge for today’s employers. Researching the subject back in 2012, McKinsey found companies ranking in the top quartile of executive-board diversity experienced 53 per cent higher returns on equity, on average, than those in the bottom quartile. HR leaders must be proactive in ensuring their businesses retain that diversity and make the most of it in every way they can. “HR

From Diversity and Inclusion to Belonging

Sergio Caredda

Over the past two decades, many organisations have launched programs in Diversity and Inclusion. D&I initiatives are necessary to win the war for talent, to find and hire a diverse workforce, and to ensure fair practices, but they aren’t sufficient.

Learning Corner With Jeffrey Pfeffer: Why It’s Important to Include Age in Diversity and Inclusion Efforts

Cornerstone On Demand

At Stanford University, during the 2018-2019 academic year, virtually every meeting of the faculty senate included a report—or two—on the university’s diversity efforts. Clearly, diversity and inclusion are becoming a priority for all types of organizations.

C-TEN Insights: Diverse by Design

HRO Today

As senior vice president of human resources and diversity and inclusion and chief diversity officer at Freddie Mac , she has made D&I a real priority for the organization. Jacqueline Welch: We are committed to embedding diversity and inclusion into all of our business efforts.

Fond of Work: Sarah Strehl, CHRO at ECMC Group

Fond

This time for Fond of Work , we interviewed Sarah Strehl, Chief Human Resource Officer at ECMC Group , a nonprofit corporation with a mission to help students succeed. Finding ways to attract and retain top talent across these diverse segments is a challenge that I love.

CHRO 65

How HR Can Tackle Diversity Using the Rooney Rule

Visier

In August 2015, the need for more workforce diversity was spotlighted in a big way when President Obama issued a call to action to technology companies, encouraging them to hire more women and minorities by implementing the Rooney Rule. Metric to watch: Diversity of interviewed candidates.

15 Ways to Improve Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace

SocialChorus

Mention diversity in the workplace and you’ll generally get a positive response from executives. That’s because most of them understand the many benefits of a diverse workforce. Diversity in the workplace benefits. And execs know a diverse workforce (in age, race, religion, nationality, sexual orientation, and gender) brings diverse viewpoints and perspectives to the company; these elements can help you develop great new products and great new ways to cater to customers.

Diversity in the Workplace - Benefits, Challenges, and Profitability

Hubert

First thing's first: What is diversity in the workplace? ? When John F Kennedy in 1961 signed what was to be known as the "Affirmative Action", he laid down a foundation that would encourage companies to build a more diverse workforce. Why Is Diversity In The Workplace Important?

How Bonfyre Supports Employee Resource Groups

Bonfyre

Employee resource groups are a great way to connect employees and encourage innovation and inclusivity. With a communication tool like Bonfyre, your company can help these groups grow into thriving communities. Here’s where employee resource groups come in.

Why Your Company Should Invest in Employee Resource Groups (ERGs)

Namely

Building a diverse and inclusive organization starts with creating a culture that embraces and celebrates people’s differences.

Workplace Diversity: Does Your Company Have What Women Expect?

Yello

The tightest labor market in decades demands employers step up their games now, with targeted strategies that align with and reflect women’s preferences about workplace diversity and recruiting. Women Want to Work for Diverse and Inclusive Employers . Diversity and Inclusion

Why Meetings Matter

Future of Work

“A meeting is an indispensable tool – if you don’t want to get anything done.” It is by rethinking and transforming those millions of meetings and other corporate conversations that take place in hallways, offices, and conference rooms around the globe.

Workday Chief Diversity Officer: Our Approach to Diversity and Inclusion

Workday

Earlier this year, I joined Workday as its first-ever chief diversity officer. The chief diversity officer role is relatively new in many organizations, and like others in this position, I’m still learning every day. Diversity is About Embracing Everyone.

Diversity and Inclusion Across All Levels

Everwise

Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) initiatives are more relevant now than ever. As we become more connected across markets and have greater access to each other at work through globalization in all its forms, companies must engage a range of diverse talent to maintain their competitiveness.

Diversify your company by NOT hiring diverse employees

Digital HR Tech

Just like racial and gender discrimination in our society, the problem with corporate diversity is structural. A structural opportunity for diversity. Hiring diverse managers, executives, and board members seeds the change in corporate operations top-down, but with great friction.

Diversity and Inclusion – Not All Actions Are Good Actions

PerformanceICreate

HR professionals are frequently called upon to help the members of an organization understand what Diversity and Inclusion is all about. When all is said and done, however, it’s not about understanding the topic, it is about taking actions that will improve the true inclusion of all employees in a work group, and to build a better, stronger, more improved outcome for the teams involved. Start calling them out more in meetings and asking for their input.

Five Recruiting Tips to Increase Diversity in the Workplace

TalentCulture

A new Deloitte survey finds companies’ interest in diversity in the workplace is focused on bias in recruiting and the use of new tools to reduce this bias. 68% of companies they surveyed measure and monitor diversity and inclusion in their recruiting.

How the LEGO Group is leading the way in people analytics

Qualtrics HR

This was groundbreaking for the brand, and made Melissa one of a group of HR pioneers leading the way in the analytics space around this time. Now Vice President of People Analytics and Insights at the LEGO Group, she’s spearheading new approaches at one of the world’s most beloved brands.

Workplace Diversity: Managing Five Generations at the Workplace

Thrive Global

When we look at the organization in our workplaces, we believe the same is true, and the richest and most successful organizations are also amongst the most diverse. Although they can be more complicated and difficult to manage, diversity is a strength and an asset for all organizations.

Survey: Workplace Diversity Critical to Veteran Recruiting Programs

Yello

To compete for and win members of this valuable talent pool , employers need targeted veteran recruiting strategies that align with veteran’s preference about workplace diversity and recruiting. Military Veterans and Service Members Share Their Thoughts on Diversity.

Diversity in the workplace: how to use Workable to boost D&I

Workable

We can’t talk about diversity if we only hire homogenous team members. You won’t see a list of diversity-specific features, though. Let’s explore how you can increase diversity at each step of the hiring process using Workable. There’s no tool that can enforce diversity.

The Value of Meeting Effectiveness Training

Eagle's Flight

One crucial skill all leaders should master is the ability to run an effective meeting. In fact, many people don’t even realize what they’re missing until they have gone through meeting effectiveness training. Eliminate Diversions.

Embrace design thinking to advance diversity, equity and inclusion

Chief Learning Officer - Talent Management

Despite best intentions, our diversity, equity and inclusion efforts often fail. firms, Frank Dobbin, professor of sociology at Harvard University, reported that some of the most effective diversity solutions aren’t even designed with diversity in mind.

Age Diversity in the Workplace: 5 Lessons from The Intern

Digital HR Tech

It’s a film starring Anne Hathaway and Robert De Niro and although I doubt it was the writer’s intention, it’s about age diversity in the workplace. Age diversity means skill diversity. Age diversity opens the mind. Age diversity creates mutual mentors.

Diverse Viewpoints, One HR System

PeopleStrategy

That is the same approach we need to take with this discussion, because something specific matters most to each of these groups, and it’s not always the same thing. Each of these stakeholder groups has unique needs from a system, from reporting and analytics to ease of use and configurability.

System 169

Employee Wellness for Multi-Generational, Diverse, Remote and Frontline Employees

Advanced Learning Institute

Today, organizations are employing employees from all walks of life and need to celebrate and appreciate the diversity of their employees. You can also use group chat tools, such as Google Hangouts or Slack, to encourage frontline and remote employees to engage with one another.