Diversity: The New Workforce

Ultimate Software

Today’s workforce is made up of a broad range of previously underrepresented groups of people—women, people of color, immigrants, disabled people, and LGBTQ individuals. For the most part, newer arrivals to the workforce are comfortable with diversity.

The Diversity Metric You Aren’t Tracking Yet

Namely

How do you currently measure employee diversity in your organization? 45% female / 55% male) are very common for organizations to monitor and action as “outcomes” of diversity initiatives (e.g., “Did But how do we know if our diversity efforts have succeeded?

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?

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. Catalyst also has a great infographic showing 39 reasons businesses should invest more in diversity and inclusion). Mistake #2: Lack of Diversity In The Hiring Funnel.

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

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.

A Day in the Life of a Diversity Manager

Cornerstone On Demand

The need for more diversity in Silicon Valley is no secret — recent demographic reports from large companies like Google, Facebook and Twitter show large gaps in both gender and ethnicity. Title: Partner at Paradigm, a startup that helps companies implement diversity initiatives.

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.

How to Hire More Diverse Talent Using Workforce Analytics

Visier

Editor’s note: Improving workforce diversity and inclusion continues to be a top priority for CEOs around the world. In this update of a previous post, we look at what leaders are doing – and can do – to advance diversity in the workplace. Talent Acquisition diversity

Diversity and inclusion in the workplace: Are employers doing enough?

ThoughtFarmer

If you are having trouble understanding the importance of diversity and inclusion (D&I) in the workplace, you aren’t alone. Spurred by a growing social consciousness, businesses are slowing making a more concerted effort to improve diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

How to Hire More Diverse Talent Using Workforce Analytics

Visier

Editor’s note: Improving workforce diversity and inclusion continues to be a top priority for CEOs around the world. In this update of a previous post, we look at what leaders are doing – and can do – to advance diversity in the workplace. Talent Acquisition diversity

How to Hire More Diverse Talent Using Workforce Analytics

Visier

Editor’s note: Improving workforce diversity and inclusion continues to be a top priority for CEOs around the world. In this update of a previous post, we look at what leaders are doing – and can do – to advance diversity in the workplace. Workforce Intelligence 101 diversity

Workplace Inclusion, Diversity and Mentoring

Get Hppy

As a result they have helped to create an organization that does not have a culture of diversity and inclusion. What is “diversity”? “In In broad terms, diversity is any dimension that can be used to differentiate groups and people from one another.

Gaining Traction with Employee Resource Groups

HR Daily Advisor

One of the biggest trends in HR today is the development of employee resource groups (ERGs). Through these groups, employees form deeper connections with one another and the workplace itself, as they’re helping to build its culture.

Use 'The Interruption Strategy' to Tackle the Diversity Gap

Cornerstone On Demand

population will soon be more diverse than ever: Census data suggests there will be no ethnic majority in the next 10 to 30 years. Williams writes, “When an organization lacks diversity, it's not the employees who need fixing. " There are many emerging strategies to increase diversity and eliminate bias in organizations — including several focused on using big data to tackle the problem. Step 2: Identify Key Metrics. Talent Management Diversity

Beyond Diversity: Creating an Inclusive Workplace

Everwise

The next generation of professionals working their way up the ranks are demanding more of employers when it comes to diversity and inclusion. Millennials are the most diverse generation in history : 59% identify as Caucasian, and 27% have immigrant backgrounds. There is a given expectation by them to see equal representation and opportunity at work, but that barely scratches the surface of how millennials see diversity evolving. Diversity vs. Inclusion.

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.

Seven Steps to Meaningful Diversity and Inclusion Metrics

i4cp

In the world of business, metrics hold a special place—and rightfully so. When it comes to this concept, the success of diversity and inclusion (D&I) programs is no different. To drive and guide a successful plan to diversify an organization or businesses group and make them more inclusive, we need to be able to measure our progress. The metrics and models to apply them in various situations filled eight pages.

How to Leverage Diversity & Inclusion as a Competitive Advantage

Everwise

According to Ted Colbert , Boeing’s Chief Information Officer, “The best workforce is a diverse workforce.” Countless studies support this statement , directly linking organizational Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) to higher profits. Diversity of experience and opinion has been tied to innovation and creativity of thought time and again. One Forbes Study identified workforce diversity and inclusion as a key driver of innovation.

Learning in Diversities

MapHR

The Next Generation Let’s start with the most obvious challenge/consideration, the generational diversity of the workforce. For the purposes of this discussion, we will accept millennials make up the largest group of workers. We will refer to this as the cognitive diversity.

Everwise Learning Series: Diversity & Inclusion in Life Sciences

Everwise

Regardless of industry, diversity is no longer a nice to have. In the ever-growing life science sector (which includes pharma, biotech, and medical device companies), there is significant deficiency when it comes to diversity and inclusion (D&I). Ernst & Young has found that 96 percent of leaders in life sciences overwhelmingly believe that their organizations need to improve their diversity in order to compete in the sector.

A roadmap for closing the diversity & inclusion gap

Qualtrics HR

There is a discord among corporate diversity and inclusion (D&I) initiatives. It’s a sobering stat, and one which is going to take on greater importance as younger generations – millennials through to Generation Z – become the dominant groups within the workforce. These demographics are set to be more culturally diverse than anything seen before, and they are motivated by values, purpose, and experience.

Diversity Considerations in Compensation: Part 2 – Workplace Currency, Manager Favoritism

Compensation Today

This is an excerpt from our recent ebook collaboration with BambooHR entitled How to Turn Diversity Into a Major Asset for Your Organization. A metric-driven, performance-based plan is a nice way of taking favoritism out of the mix. Interested in a further deep-dive on diversity?

5 Expert Secrets To Increase Workplace Diversity

Spark Hire

It might not be something you notice right away, but unless you focus on workplace diversity in your hiring process , it’ll leave you with candidates and employees who are all the same. Ethnically-diverse companies outperform by 35 percent. Know where to look for diverse candidates.

Real Innovation Capability: Diversity and a Culture of Engagement

Women of HR

There has also been increased attention to processes, tools and metrics. Another key element of innovation capability is diversity of view, voice and experience. In this pulse, HR West and Waggl also posed the question, “What is the biggest advantage of building a diverse workforce?”

Getting it Right – Diversity & Inclusion at Work (Part 2)

Jeff Waldman

Further, without minimizing the importance of “diversity”, the real impact is felt when organizations design and implement inclusive business practices. A great quote from leading diversity and inclusion expert, Verna Myers. Real Business Measures and Metrics.

The Importance of Diversity and Inclusion On Employee Engagement

Achievers

Or what if Company G operated in any other country where there are 5 demographic groups (Gen Z, Millennial, Gen X, Baby Boomer, Traditionalist) in their workforces? The fact of the matter is, workplace diversity has a huge impact on employee engagement. By: Jeff Waldman.

How to Improve Diversity and Inclusion Using Social Media

Zenefits

If your top 2018 goals include improving your organization’s diversity and inclusion (D & I) initiatives, you may have overlooked an important tool– social media. In today’s world, social media platforms help businesses with human resources in two important ways: internally to improve diversity and inclusion in the workplace, and externally to attract more diverse candidates for open roles. . The Case for Improved Diversity and Inclusion.

Diversity, Leadership and Performance: i4cp Report

HRExecutive

In HRE ’s most-recent annual “What Keeps HR Executives Up at Night” survey, HR leaders ranked attracting and retaining diverse talent sixth on their list of top concerns, just below driving culture change and aligning people practices to business.

Supporting Workday Customers on Their Diversity Journeys

Workday

Workplace diversity is not only the right thing to do, it’s the smart thing to do as it’s critical to the growth and success of every organization. At Workday, we strongly support diversity—our chief people officer Ashley Goldsmith recently discussed ways to create more diverse and inclusive work environments, and we’re inspired to see many of our customers adopting initiatives to foster supportive and inclusive company cultures. Diversity Compliance.

Real Accountability: How to Measure Your Company’s Diversity Hiring Efforts

Eightfold

Diversity boosts the bottom line. A McKinsey & Company report found that companies in the top 25 percent for racial and ethnic diversity are 35 percent more likely to have financial returns above their industry’s median. Diversity boosts innovation, too. Outreach Metrics.

3 Tips for Building a Diverse Team

Namely

The most talked-about topic in human resources today isn’t employee engagement or development: it’s diversity. Earlier this year, Mai Ton, VP of HR at OneLogin, led an engaging discussion on the topic with an audience of HR professionals. “Why should I care about diversity?”

Namely’s Workplace Diversity Report Identifies Barriers to Equal Pay

Namely

For HR, building a workplace culture of inclusivity and equality is a worthy goal—but as Namely’s latest Workplace Diversity Report reveals, the goal is a lofty one. In our Workplace Diversity Report 2018 , expert analysts poured over data from over 175,000 employees.

The Results of Our HR Metrics Best Practices Survey Are In!

HR Daily Advisor

The HR Daily Advisor’ s HR Metrics Survey, conducted in April 2015, sought to gain a better understanding of how metrics are being utilized in the field of human resources. Does HR use metrics to gauge its own performance as a department? tracking the metric as opposed to 50.3%

The Changing Times: Connecting Your Diverse Workforce

Bonfyre

Rob Seay, Bonfyre’s director of employee experience, led the conversation with his presentation The Changing Times: Connecting Your Diverse Workforce. Every one of us here has a diverse population with different preferences,” Seay said. Metrics and Measurement. Seay also stressed the importance of using metrics rather than avoiding them out of fear of the results. Changing Times: Connecting Your Diverse Workforce from Bonfyre.