How to Eliminate an Unintentional Hiring Bias

Spark Hire

Hiring bias, even when unintentional, can turn your office into a boring, single-minded place to work. To prevent an unintentional hiring bias from shaping the scope of your company, consider these tips: Remember that you’re hiring for work, not your social circle.

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How to Invest in ALL Employees, Not Just #Millennials


While there may be some minor generational differences in workplace preferences, the truth is ALL your people want to learn, grow, use their strengths and be recognized and appreciated for their efforts. This article is all about how to meet the varying needs of a diverse workforce. .

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6 Ways to Improve Diversity In Your Workplace


Malcolm Forbes, American entrepreneur and publisher of Forbes Magazine, once described diversity as “the art of thinking independently together.”. Valuing diversity increases your company’s viewpoints, skills and experiences. This leads to more powerful problem solving.

How To Master Public Speaking


As we progress professionally, inevitably the opportunities to speak come up more frequently, This can be in front of a team at a meeting, at a company all hands, or an industry conference. Cater to your audience. Not sure where to start?

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i4cp Members Recognized by Working Mother Magazine


Six i4cp member companies, Abbott, Booz Allen Hamilton, Intel, JLL, Prudential Financial, and Takeda, have been named to the 2018 Working Mother 100 Best Companies list. This year’s winners are recognized for their commitment to helping working parents succeed at home and at work through the extension of benefits, flexible work arrangements, and supportive services. Managers at Abbott receive specific training in how to hire, manage or advance women.

Gaining Strength Through Diversity and Inclusion


Nowhere do you define your business more clearly and publicly than in your attitude toward diversity and inclusion. A Stronger Business Through Diversity. There’s also a more directly obvious factor to consider. How to Encourage Diversity and Inclusion.

Making Social Media Work for You—Not Against You—in Recruiting for Diversity

HR Daily Advisor

Achieving a diverse workforce and learning how to use social media to recruit talent are two common goals for employers. Today’s social media-aided recruiting opens a world of opportunities to find a diverse set of potential employees.

How to Watch Out for Unconscious Bias in Hiring

Brazen HR

If you’ve ever been dazzled by a smooth-talking candidate only to discover his low work ethic two weeks into the job, you know what we’re talking about. Diverse teams are essential to competing in today’s melting pot economy. Have a good, long heart-to-heart with your gut.

How to retain millennial job hoppers


That presents a major challenge for American business: how to retain millennials. Advancing your career meant devoting yourself to the corporate cause and working your way up the ladder. Upon retirement, there was a handsome corporate-sponsored pension to rely on. Instead, millennials rebuilt the career ladder to reflect the demands of today’s business world: that employees be able to do many things efficiently and well. How to retain millennials.

3 Reasons to Prioritize Diversity in Your Company

Oracle HCM - Modern HR in the Cloud

is a complex and diverse blend of races, ethnicities, religions, genders, sexual orientations, and generations. When your corporate culture embraces diversity, your company is in sync with your market and more likely to succeed. When growing small-to-medium businesses (SMBs), multi-national corporations, groups, organizations embrace the contrasting perspectives of various work and life experiences, amazing things happens. It is the correct thing to do.

Best-Self Management Podcast, Episode 5: Design Thinking In HR


Design thinking is a powerful tool for any creative to use, be it product designers, architects, interior designers—you name it. But, have you ever considered leveraging it to guide your culture or HR initiatives? Welcome back to the Best-Self Management Podcast !

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4 Tips for Better Diverse Team Communication

HR Daily Advisor

A very good friend of mine, who is of Polish decent, was reading an article in Polish next to me and pointed to a name referenced repeatedly, that being Micha? Can you give me an example of why you expected me to know this Micha?

Thirst for Knowledge

HRO Today

Employees are demanding more immersive and frequent training, forcing organizations to transform their L&D programs. Data shows that the solution is to ensure learning and development (L&D) plays a much more central role in the employee journey.

How To Foster A Thriving Team Via Better Meetings: An Interview With Mamie Kanfer Stewart


How can the learnings from effective team meetings translate into action? To answer these questions, I recently caught up with Mamie Kanfer Stewart, Founder and CEO of Meeteor. MKS: There are two different pieces to getting people ready for the meeting. Click To Tweet.

When Hiring for Culture Fit, Make Sure You Aren’t Sacrificing Diversity

HR Daily Advisor

Employees who are good culture fits are those who mesh well both professionally and personally – the idea being that a team of employees who believe in your company mission and get along well enough to grab post-work drinks together will be more productive.

How to ensure your tech talent pool is poaching proof

Hacker Earth

A recruiter reached out to me with this message a few months ago-. Though your employee’s loyalty is an admirable quality, recruiters need to be cognizant of the fact that most professionals are always on the lookout for better opportunities. A snapshot of Buffer’s Diversity Dashboard.

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How to hire senior executive level employees

Hacker Earth

You watch your team settle in to start their day. Your HR manager wants to talk to you about a senior executive. Now, you are wondering where you are going to find a leader who is a good fit, knows how to motivate the team, gets results, and stays.

Gaining Strength Through Diversity And Inclusion

SAP Innovation

Nowhere do you define your business more clearly and publicly than in your attitude toward diversity and inclusion. A stronger business through diversity. Deloitte research shows that we’re struggling to change this – while 71% of businesses aspire to be inclusive, only 11% manage it.

INTERVIEW: Shannon Schuyler, Chief Purpose Officer at PwC, on CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion

HR Digest

Adaptability is one of the mainsprings of diversity. While much needs to be done to neutralize our biases and unleash untapped talent – Shannon Schuyler, Chief Purpose Officer of PwC, is already hard to work developing the one asset she feels will help ensure deep-level diversity and inclusion throughout the organization. Overall, what purpose is really about for business is bringing humanity into the products and services that you have to optimize your impact.

How to Build Winning Wellness Plans

HR Daily Advisor

Building a great wellness program is the key to reducing healthcare costs, says Mari Ryan, CEO and founder of AdvancingWellness in Watertown, Massachusetts. Employee wellness can be directly connected to some of the top concerns of CEOs and HR Professionals. How to Get Started.

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. How does a company get hiring managers comfortable with the idea of hiring outside their comfort zones? How far should business leaders go to encourage hiring managers to select a candidate who is not their first choice? But that’s only part of the diversity equation.

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. What’s to say for other industries?

Why Diverse Teams Need To Step Up Their Communication


A very good friend of mine, who is of Polish decent, was reading an article in Polish next to me and pointed to a name referenced repeatedly, that being Micha? Can you give me an example of why you expected me to know this Micha?

How-to HR: Top 3 Happiness Inspirations from Google

HR Daily Advisor

Creating innovative work spaces is only scratching the surface when it comes to Google’s revolution of Human Resources (HR), or People Operations as it is now known. This is considerably young when compared to the U.S. Nothing is left to chance. What to Take Away?

How to Improve Company Culture: Your Sneak-Peek at 6 Innovative Tips


Leaders in all industries are constantly wondering how to improve company culture. There are myriad benefits to achieving world-class culture, not the least of which are: higher profitability, improved customer service, enhanced talent attraction, and superior talent retention. Empower your employees to accept ownership for their own engagement. So many organizations have yet to employ this sage tactic. Nurture Diversity & Inclusion.

Top Ten Digitalist Magazine Posts Of The Week [December 7, 2015]

SAP Innovation

On the Digitalist Magazine site, we deliver the top blogs, news, and featured content for professionals looking to grow and gain a competitive business advantage. How To Prepare Your IT Landscape For The Digital Economy. Are you ready to navigate the shift?

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. 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. 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?

Chaz Bono’s Journey of Humanity & Courage


Nurturing a culture that celebrates diversity, inclusion, and belonging has always been at the heart of the WorkHuman movement. And now forward-thinking organizations are realizing the ROI of diversity, inclusion, and belonging , and making it a key component of their overall business strategy. That’s why we are thrilled to welcome Chaz Bono – actor, writer and LGBTQ rights advocate – as a keynote speaker at WorkHuman 2017. Julia-Louis Dreyfus is Coming to WorkHuman.

How to manage millennials effectively and keep them engaged at work

HR Management

Workplaces are fast becoming (for some) a vehicle for earning more money to pay for a lifestyle of smashed avocado and green smoothies, investment properties whilst living at home with mum and dad, holidays to Bali and Byron and buying the latest sports car. We are less settled and flexible around our willingness to work hard for a lower salary. The use of social networking and social media seems to better engage this younger workforce. Times have changed.

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

HR Digest

A conversation with Peter Fasolo about the value of transformational growth and innovation – and how to help it unfold. The HR Digest: Johnson & Johnson is said to have a very strong corporate culture. Such a degree of corporate socialization can also stifle innovation and overall cognitive diversity. How do you keep your people open to transformational growth and innovation? The HR Digest: How do you communicate tough messages?


Kellogg Company’s Melissa Howell on The Value of Recruiting Veteran Talent

HR Digest

From the vantage point of a lifelong career in human resources, Melissa Howell talked with The HR Digest about the various Diversity & Inclusion programs which have put Kellogg on the global map as one of the top companies for veterans, LGBT employees, and executive women. The HR Digest: Under your leadership, Kellogg Company has taken great strides in the field of diversity and inclusion (D&I). How do you measure the value these D&I programs bring to the company?

How to Break 5 Soul-Sucking Technology Habits

Thrive Global

Nir’s Note: In this last in a series of guest posts on the topic of technology habits, Jason Shah shares practical tips he used to regain control over his devices and break bad habits. Many people find it hard to resist the Web’s grip. So I have decided to break my bad habits.

Sexual Harassment: The Workplace’s Dirty Little Secret

HR Daily Advisor

As a result, despicable men often use their power and influence to coerce and take sexual advantage of women who simply want to advance their careers. It’s hard to know where to start fixing such a big problem, but a good place to focus is gender equality in the workforce.

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

Digital HR Tech

Welcome to another brand new edition of our ‘Must-Read Digital HR and HR Tech Articles’. Regular readers may know by now that I like to start our monthly round-up with a video. 3: How to Make the Business Case for Onboarding Automation. Subscribe and stay up-to-date.

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


While most people are picking over the 2018 statistics, it’ll be 2019’s numbers that actually prove if organisations have bothered to tackle their gender pay challenges, writes Cathryn Newbery. The government website predictably crashed on the morning of the deadline as hundreds of employers scrambled to submit their figures in time. More than 1,000 companies missed the deadline , but to date there’s been little agreement about what sanctions they face, if any.