Diversity: The New Workforce

Ultimate Software

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. Yet the truth about diversity is more nuanced.

Traditional diversity metrics don’t work

CultureAmp

Diversity and Inclusion Thought LeadershipImagine you've committed to becoming a healthier version of yourself. And, imagine you want to use data to help you. You might start with weight and calories because those are easy measurements. But if you took the time to do some research, you'd discover that your health is dependent on so many other factors; for example, the mix of fat, protein, and carbs you eat.

Diversity Analytics: You Need Macro Numbers to Improve Results

UpstartHR

This week I am in Atlanta for the SHRM Diversity Conference. In the session we talked about how algorithms can be made gender blind in order to better accommodate a diverse population and how to create a council or team to oversee decisions made by the algorithm to keep it in check. Wang-Jones explained that one of the challenges faced in the organization from a diversity perspective is having the right data on hand in a format that supports diversity initiatives.

The Top 10 Strategic HR and TA Metrics That CEOs Want to See

Visier

Unfortunately, most of those who create metrics in HR and recruiting don’t really understand the strategic mindset of CEOs. And, as a result, the metrics that are reported to CEOs and the executive committee result in no positive action being taken.

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?

Impress Your CEO With These Strategic Business Impact Recruiting Metrics

Visier

It’s also important to understand that you can’t impress a CEO with a large volume of tactical recruiting metrics. Instead, you must focus on metrics that demonstrate a direct impact on what CEO’s really care about, the firm’s strategic goals.

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?

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

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.

Is Diversity delivering ROI?

HR Tech Girl

According to McKinsey, 2015 “Companies with diversity outperform less diverse organizations (15% higher for gender diversity, 35% higher for ethnic diversity)” Surprisingly though, most companies fail to set-up their D&I (Diversity and Inclusion” strategies and execution plans with clearly articulated metrics. Further to that, even the companies that do set-up metrics don’t […]. The answer is obvious.

Impress Your CEO With These Strategic Business Impact Recruiting Metrics

Visier

It’s also important to understand that you can’t impress a CEO with a large volume of tactical recruiting metrics. Instead, you must focus on metrics that demonstrate a direct impact on what CEO’s really care about, the firm’s strategic goals.

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.

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.

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 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

Measuring the Value of Both Types of Diversity

TLNT: The Business of HR

Diversity Data metricsIn 1979, a Korn Ferry International survey of Fortune 1000 firms found that females and African-Americans comprised less than 0.5% and 0.2% respectively of the list’s 1,708 senior executives.

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

#SHRM16 Interview with Sodexo’s Global Chief Diversity Officer

UpstartHR

I had the opportunity as part of my role on the #SHRM16 social media coverage team to interview Rohini Anand, Senior Vice President of Corporate Responsibility and Global Chief Diversity Officer. Sodexo is convinced that Diversity and inclusion has a significant impact on business performance.

How to Increase Workforce Racial Diversity

Workology

Racial diversity in the workplace – from recruiting to hiring to promoting people of color – continues to move at an unimpressive pace. And if LinkedIn’s annual workplace diversity report is any. HR diversity LinkedIn metrics pipeline racial diversity unconscious bias workforce diversityWorkology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution.

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. 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.

Employee Referrals: A Players, Diversity Hiring, and Key Benefits

UpstartHR

Another expert says that referrals should be one of the top metrics that talent acquisition leaders focus on. From an analytics perspective, being able to track quality of hire, time to fill, and other metrics and tie them back to the referral source is an incredibly valuable practice. Using Referrals to Improve Diversity Diversity has become an HR buzzword, thrown around in meetings and leveraged for positive PR, but what does diversity really mean?

How AI Can Improve Interviews, Diversity and Productivity

HRExecutive

Additionally, she says, AI can help when it comes to metrics for tracking diversity and inclusion. She points out that “although people teams should always be responsible for listening and responding to diversity and inclusion issues, AI might help with some of the analytics and themes.”

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.

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

How to Embrace Cultural Diversity in Team Engagement

Achievers

According to the 2017 Deloitte Global Human Capital Trends report, 78% of Executives see diversity as a competitive advantage. People with diverse experiences are better prepared to offer insights and come up with better solutions. They make diverse teams smarter.

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.

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. 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? The metrics and models to apply them in various situations filled eight pages.

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?”

The Role of Data in Diversity

HR Daily Advisor

Companies often promote diversity and inclusion, to attract diverse job candidates and build a diverse workforce. Defining Diversity. Before focusing on analytics, it’s essential to come up with a definition of diversity.

3 Ways to Use HR Metrics to Create Positive Change

Select International

Overall employee turnover, early turnover, time to fill, quality of hire, candidate experience, cost per hire, time till promotion, engagement rating, absenteeism, training spent per employee, diversity/EEOC, healthcare cost per employee, hiring manager satisfaction, selection ratio.these are just some of the metrics to be tracked in the world of Human Resources.

5 Stats & Tips on Gender Diversity Recruiting

The Magnet: Attract Candidates To You

“When it comes to investing in diversity, 71% of talent professionals report that achieving gender parity at their company is a top priority.” I curated some stats and added some actionable tips to help you with your gender diversity recruiting strategy.

Learning in Diversities

MapHR

The Next Generation Let’s start with the most obvious challenge/consideration, the generational diversity of the workforce. We will refer to this as the cognitive diversity. So how do you pair teams based on cognitive diversity? Trending Now Diversity HR Articles Learning

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.