Why Diversity Hiring Is Important

ExactHire

Diversity is complicated, and that’s why most companies fail to meet their Diversity, Equity & Inclusion goals. Businesses tend to see diversity as a numbers issue. But emphasizing statistics ignores the uncomfortable factors that lead to poor diversity.

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. They are accepting of and even expect diversity as a natural priority in their education and work institutions. Diversity & inclusion initiatives and programs have entered the mainstream and moved beyond the realm of HR.

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SEC to Require Talent Metrics Reporting: What’s Your Talent Story?

Survale

HRExecutive Magazine recently reported that the SEC has begun requiring talent metrics reporting for disclosure staring in 2021. Disclosing talent metrics makes sense. What Talent Metrics Reporting is Required? Diversity. Same with diversity. Surprise!

How to measure diversity in your candidates using surveys

Workable

With those metrics on hand, you now have a baseline of concrete numbers to start from, allowing you to track your DEI progress and establish clear goals. Table of contents: How to measure diversity: Best practices. How to measure diversity: Best practices.

How 2400+ Recruiting Professionals Are Reimagining Their Fall Strategy

Speaker: Handshakes Find Your Next Conference

Join 2,400+ recruiting peers who have registered for Handshake’s Find Your Next Conference to hear from Nobel Peace Prize laureate, Malala Yousafzai, and 15+ transformational leaders at Disney, Gap, Prudential, Johns Hopkins University, Habitat for Humanity, and more.

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.

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

CultureIQ

As soon as hundreds of organizations and business leaders responded to these events by publicly committing to racial inclusiveness and justice in the workplace, we at CultureIQ started getting calls asking what was missing from existing Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) efforts. By Paul M.

The Business Need for Diversity Metrics

DCI Consulting

Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) initiatives are organizational goals focused on an inclusive work culture where all employees are valued, able to perform at their optimal level, and treated fairly. These diversity programs can be captured with purposeful overt behaviors, such as: CEO and Board member communication, senior leadership becoming an internal champion and support, employee resource groups, continuous training opportunities, and EEO/AA polices.

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?

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 Did the introduction of a structured interview process increase diversity in our workplace?”). But how do we know if our diversity efforts have succeeded? Simply put, this index distills the measurement of diversity into a single, trackable metric.

What’s the real deal with Diversity metrics?

Thrive Global

The pro here is having metrics is valuable for setting goals, tracking progress, and the big “A” – accountability. If you consistently have 0% of people in upper management from underrepresented groups or the needle barely moves, chances are you are just blowing smoke.

Diversity Driven By Data

HRO Today

Organizations looking to quickly boost employee representation can use predictive data to understand which markets have the largest number of available diverse candidates for specific roles, and focus pipelining efforts in those areas.

How to Implement Diversity & Inclusion Programs That Actually Work

Criteria Corp

Diversity is a topic that is on everyone’s minds right now, but corporate diversity programs are nothing new. Nearly every large company (over 1,000 employees) in the United States has some sort of diversity program in place, according to research by Harvard Business Review.

Emotional Intelligence Is Essential for Diverse Workforces

Criteria Corp

Workplace diversity is commonly viewed through the lens of representation—by increasing the number of employees with certain backgrounds and experiences, companies demonstrate their commitment to equality and fairness. How EI Equips Employees to Flourish in Diverse Companies.

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.

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. Fortunately, companies are beginning to recognize the benefits of a diverse workforce , hiring HR managers, program leads and recruiters with the specific task of increasing inclusion initiatives. Title: Partner at Paradigm, a startup that helps companies implement diversity initiatives.

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. Yet, despite decades of efforts to promote diversity and inclusion in corporate America, even the most casual observer of business trends will notice that it remains a much-discussed topic — and not because companies are great at it.

Gender inclusion in the workplace: Going beyond diversity

Workable

Diversity vs. Inclusion: why they’re not the same. It’s not by chance that when we talk about diverse teams and diverse workplaces, we, ultimately, mention diversity and inclusion (D&I). For example, if you’re hiring employees from underrepresented groups (e.g.

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

Better Assess Your Workforce Using Group DNA

Talentoday

Losing parts of your team, rearranging responsibilities, or adding more members to your group can all impact the outcomes, and being able to effectively measure and assess your workforce enables you to understand and guide your team to reach their full potential.

Diversity & Inclusion In Hiring: Creating A Diverse Workplace 

Get Hppy

A diverse world should have mixed workplaces — but not all businesses agree. While hiring for diversity and inclusion would ideally be a no-brainer, some companies need a little convincing to see the value of pursuing and making the most of a multi-faceted team.

The Importance of Diversity in Healthcare Recruitment

Vsource.io

No matter where you are in the world, the chances are the healthcare professionals in your local hospital are homogenous as a group. That’s to say, for the most part, they have a lot in common. They may have similar backgrounds in terms of culture, they could be of the same gender (depending on the role), they might be of the same faith, and they could be the same sexual orientation.

How to Build High-Performing Diverse Teams at Work

Achievers - Recruiting

Today, businesses are facing immense pressure to build diverse teams at work, with several high-profile organizations compelled to divulge their diversity and inclusion statistics. The benefits of having diverse teams at work. Workplace diversity isn’t exactly a new concept.

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

How HR Can Tackle Diversity Using the Rooney Rule

Visier - Talent Acquisition

Recent events have called attention to the state of workplace diversity at organizations in all industries. Restaurant Brands International committed to ensuring that at least 50% of all final round candidates for corporate office positions are diverse.

The Internal Mobility Metrics You Should Be Tracking (HR Zone)

Paddle HR

When it comes to measuring the effectiveness of internal mobility efforts, success metrics fall into four categories: 1. Of course, this single metric alone doesn’t tell the full story of high performing internal mobility practices.

Diversity and inclusion training: How to apply it in the workplace

Workable

In this blog post, you can find the skeleton of a diversity and inclusion training program that you can use with adjustments within your company. Bonus fact: Did you know that employee turnover is lower in diverse environments? Make diversity and inclusion training personal.

What Makes a Workplace Diversity Program Successful?

Thrive Global

Facebook publishes an annual diversity report —a way to catalog the efforts the company is making toward diversifying its staff, and to report on its progress. Diversity initiatives are policies and practices designed to improve the workplace experiences and outcomes of target group members.

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. Other benefits of workforce diversity are the fact that it drives innovation, creates skill diversity and that it makes your company more appealing to a broader customer and candidate demographic. But how do you go about actually building a diverse workforce? The workforce diversity plan. Look for diverse sourcing channels.

Diversity, Inclusion, and Tech: Q&A with Arthur “AJ” Johnson

Quickbase

It was an important role because my group had to create metrics for our entire division to understand the health of the business. In the broader tech industry, do you see progress being made in diversity and inclusion? Quick Base News board members diversity inclusion technolog

Meeting Challenges With Data for Diversity and Inclusion Professionals

Burning Glass Technologies

A chief diversity officer’s power often comes from persuasion—and few things are more persuasive than data. The ability to easily access and interpret data for diversity and inclusion can better enable organizations to reach the goals they set for themselves.

How Can We Step Up Our Diversity and Inclusion Effectiveness?

Thrive Global

Do you find you’re struggling to make gains in the areas of diversity and inclusion? While many of us know the incredible value of diversity and inclusion to our organizations, putting it into effective action can prove to be a little more difficult.

Building Sustainable Diversity through Belonging & Inclusion in The Workplace

Analytics in HR

Lorraine is an expert in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion and has made it her life’s mission to develop people-first HR policies to go beyond tokenism and build an inclusive, anti-racist workplace. . 3 ways to increase diversity in your organization. Diversity & Inclusion Videos

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. During the White House’s first-ever Demo Day , over a dozen major technology companies committed to ensuring more diverse recruitment and hiring practices, including Facebook , Amazon, Microsoft and Box.

Without Retention, Diversity Efforts Fall Short

Reflektive

Building diversity in the workplace is an initiative HR leaders cannot afford to miss. Companies with diverse workforces are proven to deliver higher performance and greater innovation. Therefore, many technology companies are directing large sums of money to increase internal diversity metrics and cultivate a broader pipeline of minority candidates. Despite investment in equal-opportunity hiring practices, diversity numbers are unimpressive Click To Tweet.