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.

Diversity, Inclusion and The Workplace

HR Counselor's Corner

Workplace diversity is understanding, accepting, and valuing differences in people. Differences in education, as well as personalities, skill sets, experiences, is also included in the definition of diversity. So, what does it mean to have Diversity and Inclusion in your workplace?

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#SXSW – Avoid Diversity Myths to Avoid Diversity Failures

Reflektive

Though great strides have been made on diversity and inclusion in the workplace in recent years, there are still several misconceptions and myths that are preventing businesses from creating truly inclusive environments for their employees. linked the myths to failures in their SXSW panel titled: Avoid Diversity Myths to Diversity Failures. Misperceptions of Diversity. Why is it Important to Understand Diversity? How can we Avoid Diversity Fails?

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.

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?

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.

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How To Encourage Greater Diversity In The Workplace

Reflektive

Today’s employees are much more diverse than they were a generation ago; Women, LGBTQ+ individuals, and members of ethnic and cultural minorities all have an increasingly important presence in the workforce, and that’s a good thing. Increasing diversity in the workplace exposes employees to different perspectives, encouraging creativity, innovation, and productivity. Why Grow Company Diversity? Diversity isn’t really an option for companies — it’s an inevitability.

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.

Diversity and Inclusion survey: Building a more inclusive future

CultureAmp

Our journey to building the Diversity and Inclusion survey began in 2015, when we partnered with Paradigm to develop a measure that helps companies understand how people from all groups feel about their workplace. Diversity and Inclusion Company Culture Product

How to Recruit for Diversity

Spark Hire

Everyone on your team should know that diversity is a priority at your business. Accessibility is an important part of boosting the diversity found within your organization. Sometimes the most productive employees aren’t the ones who went to Ivy League schools.

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.

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.

Doing workplace diversity and inclusion properly

Chief Learning Officer - Talent Management

Over the past few years, it’s been effectively proven that a diverse and inclusive workforce gives businesses a competitive edge and leads to higher profitability. Diversity consultant, career strategist and motivational speaker Stacey A.

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.

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.

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.

Women and Diversity in the Workplace: Do Your Inclusivity Initiatives Measure Up?

Chief Learning Officer - Talent Management

“We don’t just have one identity — our identities are made up of many things, both physically and culturally, and the intersections matter.” — Elise Birkhofer, global lead for Google’s largest employee resource group. The benefits of diversity in the workplace are clear.

What is diversity?

Workable

The diversity definition refers to the existence of variations of different characteristics in a group of people. To better understand and define diversity, we can think about it in a social context. For example, at work, you might interact with coworkers of different genders, age groups, faiths and so on. While the first things that come to mind when we talk about diversity are race and gender, there’s more than that. What is diversity in the workplace?

Making the Connection: Diversity & Profits

Everwise

Having a robust diversity & inclusion (D&I) program at your company is no longer a nice to have. It is a must: the business case for diversity has become undeniable, as company after company discovers that improved D&I is directly correlated with better business performance. Research conducted by McKinsey & Company found that when it comes to the bottom line, diversity matters. Diversity of Thought for Better Decision Making.

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.

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Do You Want To Increase Workforce Diversity? 13 Top Tips For Diversity Hiring

ApplicantStack

Diversity hiring’ is a hot topic in the recruiting industry. Companies are dedicating more resources to increasing diversity. A diverse workforce has a greater depth of experience, knowledge. It’s more productive and quicker to innovate.

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 Talk about Diversity and Inclusion at Work

Flimp Communications

In 2019, diversity and inclusion has been a hot topic – one which can be delicate and, therefore, difficult to discuss. Most of us receive HR training that explains diversity and inclusion in depth when we first get hired at a new job.

There’s no excuse for lack of diversity in talent sourcing

Chief Learning Officer - Talent Management

Sourcing and including diverse candidates in all hires and promotion considerations is a vitally important way to make sure your team comprises the highest-quality talent. If any group is left out in talent selection — for whatever reason — an organization is short-changing itself.

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.

The case for diversity

HR Daily Advisor

While few American businesses self-report on diversity data , workplace discrimination and inclusion are near-daily topics in the media. To underscore the criticality of workplace diversity, let’s take a look at how inclusion and diversity are tied to corporate performance.

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.

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 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.

Diverse Organizations Outperform, and These 9 Companies Can Help

Reflektive

Organizations that promote diverse teams , especially within leadership, outperform homogenous teams. Understanding unique backgrounds of individuals can help companies appeal to a broader range of talent and reach diverse markets. Companies Worked With: Catalyst , The Prout Group Inc.,

Wood Group Does Onboarding Right With SilkRoad

Silkroad

Wood Group is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. The post Wood Group Does Onboarding Right With SilkRoad appeared first on SilkRoad.

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.

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.

5 Ways to Amplify Your Diversity Recruiting Efforts

Workology

Diversity, in my mind isn’t just about race, being female or a military veteran , but it can be. Diversity can also be about diversity of life, experiences and points of view that drive change, engagement and drive us to do work differently. Diversity Job Boards and Forums.