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6 Examples of Employers with High Diversity and Inclusion Statistics


More companies are reporting diversity and inclusion statistics than ever before. We found 6 employers whose diversity stats impress us. of employees embracing diversity in the workplace. Stand out D&I stat: High D&I stats for women and gender diversity .

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Let’s Talk About The D Word #Diversity

Jim Stroud

Original air date: January 26, 2007 – Jim Stroud and Karen Mattonen discuss the social politics of diversity and the significance of diversity recruiting in this day and age. The Retro Lounge diversity

Diversity Recruitment Strategy Guides - Workplace Diversity: What, Why, and How?

Recruiting Blogs

What is “Workplace Diversity”? Benefits of a diverse working environment. Challenges of a diverse working environment. Diversity recruitment strategy: 5 simple steps to a successful workforce. Step 1: Attract a Diverse Workforce. What is “Workplace Diversity”?

The Top 20 Job Boards for Diversity Hiring

Breezy HR

At first, diversity hiring can seem like a tough nut to crack, but with the right tools and resources, you can make it a natural part of any rock-solid recruitment system. Looking for diverse talent? In fact, 71% of companies say they want an inclusive culture but only 12% have reached a level of diversity and inclusion that can be described as “mature”. But first, let’s have a quick refresher on why the hunt for diverse talent is definitely worth your time.

Finance Has a Diversity Problem. Here’s How AI-Based Recruiting Can Solve It.


The finance sector faces a growing diversity problem. Although greater gender, racial and ethnic diversity is proven to boost company bottom lines, discussions of diversity’s benefits don’t always translate to action for hiring managers in US banks and financial institutions. The need to hire more diverse candidates forces financial businesses to think differently about where to find talent, says Julia Streets , CEO of Streets Consulting and founder of the DiverCity podcast.

Women & Diversity in Hollywood: A Look at 2018


Smith, the study analyzed the 1,200 highest-grossing films released between 2007 and 2018. Other behind the camera roles fared little better when it came to gender diversity. These results are perhaps all the more startling because 2018 was a year in film very much defined by an expansion in diversity. Which just goes to show the extent of Hollywood's diversity problem.) 2018 Diversity Highlights At times, the 2018 silver screen was more rainbow than ever before.

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Kansas Case Shows Perils of ‘Pretext’ in Disciplinary Actions

Recruiting Daily Advisor

Gracelynn Howard started working for Walmart as a pharmacy manager in 2007. Diversity & Inclusion HR Management & Compliance Coworkers disability accommodation employment leave

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4 Groundbreaking Techniques Companies Are Using to Become More Diverse

Linkedin Talent Blog

Despite a lot of coverage and a lot of effort, diversity continues to be a lingering problem in today’s business landscape. Meanwhile, study after study shows that more diverse companies are far more successful, with one finding more diverse companies have 35% higher sales than expected. So not only is more diversity in the world’s best interest, it's in each company’s best interest as well. And yet, few companies today are truly diverse. Diversity

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Young and Savvy vs. Older and Wiser: Workplace Ageism in the Spotlight

Recruiting Daily Advisor

In 2007, Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg raised a furor when he was quoted as saying, “I want to stress the importance of being young and technical. Since then, the tech sector’s lack of diversity in terms of age and other characteristics has continued to be in the spotlight.

Training: One Way to Tackle Weight Discrimination at Work

Recruiting Daily Advisor

A recent report from CNBC cites a Harvard study showing that overt, or explicit, bias based on race, sexuality, and weight decreased between 2007 and 2016, but overt weight bias saw the smallest decline. Diversity Insight ADA employee race weight discrimination

How to Recruit More Women in Engineering [From Data Director Stephanie Sibert]


We recently blogged about 5 Tips for Recruiting Diversity in Engineering. Stephanie Sibert , the Director of Data at Curology is passionate about diversity and so is the rest of the Curology team. It’s partly about hiring diverse people and also about keeping the ones you have.

Thanksgiving is Coming!

Fistful of Talent

Even though most of the time we won’t do the real work (educating managers, promoting the right people, increasing diversity and autonomy, being more human and worrying about effectiveness, not efficiency). I am thankful we have an open, caring, understanding and accommodating workplace where we can discuss politics, gender issues, and diversity. Change Culture Current Affairs Diversity Email Employment Law Good HR Holidays HR Paul Hebert FOT Team holidays Thankful Thanksgiving

HR Labs, DEIB Edition: Lilly Ledbetter Discusses Pay Equity

Cornerstone On Demand - Talent Management

This season is hosted by Cornerstone’s Chief Learning Officer and VP of Organizational Effectiveness Jeff Miller and Chief Diversity Officer Duane La Bom. One of the fundamental pillars of diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging is fair pay in the workplace.

Closing the Wage Gap: How These 5 Companies Are Working to Achieve Pay Equity

Linkedin Talent Blog

Diversity is all about the pipeline,” says Mary Barra , the GM CEO who rose up through the ranks as an engineer. And it’s not just about gender, but about all forms of diversity.”. One way PayPal addressed this issue was to implement gender diversity training for all of its employees.

7 Incredibly Intriguing Recruitment News Stories this Week – 6th June 2016

Social Talent

While TechCrunch have surmised that Google may step forward to acquire the site and its tech since the site was allegedly in talks to be acquired by Google back in 2007. GitHub Have Released First-Ever Diversity & Inclusion Report. According to , GitHub, the online repository startup, has released its first-ever diversity and inclusion report. In recruitment news this week: Say “Goodbye” to SimplyHired.

General Motors New Slogan Opens a New Era in Automotive


These major announcements come on the heels of GM’s strongest fourth quarter performance since 2007. Whether it’s staking a claim to the commercial EV market , or backing upstart Tekion to disrupt the DMS market, GM clearly sees its future as part of a diverse, automotive ecosystem. .

Accommodating Your Most Valuable Asset: Your Workforce

Recruiting Daily Advisor

He’s been with The Standard since 2007 and was instrumental in creating the program that exists today. Diversity HR ADAAA JAN ROI tips Workplace PossibilitiesIn part one of this article , we discussed how the fight for top talent is requiring employers to invest in keeping their current staff healthy and productive.

Shrinking the Talent Gap: Supporting Your Biggest Asset

Recruiting Daily Advisor

He’s been with The Standard since 2007 and was instrumental in creating the program that exists today. Diversity ADAAA HR Workplace PossibilitiesThese days, you can’t open a newspaper or read an article online without hearing about the current talent shortage. In 2017, the unemployment rate hit a 17-year low of 4.1% in the fourth quarter. While this is good news for jobseekers, it has created big challenges for businesses that are trying to attract new talent.

7 Juicy Recruitment News Stories to Sink Your Teeth Into – 16th May 2016

Social Talent

Temp pay meanwhile rose at the fastest pace since July 2007, with panellists frequently citing the inflationary impact of the new National Living Wage. Diversity Hiring Instagram Latest News Recruitment News Social Media Technology United Kingdom recruiting news recruitment news social recruiting news social sourcing news sourcing newsIn recruitment news this week: REC April Jobs Report Reveals Surge in Temp Billings.

65 percent of employers plan to hire recent college grads


In the best outlook since 2007, 65 percent of employers are planning on hiring recent grads, according to a recent CareerBuilder survey. For more, check out these articles: 9 Findings About Diversity in America’s Workforce. That number is up from 57 percent last year, a sure indicator that the Class of 2015 has great career prospects.

Why Women Are Still Struggling to Climb the Corporate Ladder

Cornerstone On Demand - Talent Management

From 2007 to 2018, the number of women-owned businesses increased by 58%. Communicate D&I Goals and Get Internal Stakeholders On Board When you’re hiring for any position—and especially entry- and mid-level ones—it’s important to set clear goals for diversity and inclusion.

Nearshoring, Offshoring & Onshoring: Outsourcing Examples and Definitions


And speaking of expertise — nearshoring gives you access to a much larger and more diverse talent pool than hiring locally. 66% of the customers polled in the PWC Global Outsourcing Survey 2007 indicated a clear preference for nearshore versus offshore outsourcing. .

Top HR Podcasts For Recruiters And Talent Acquisition Leaders


This podcast tackles a number of issues, from emerging HR technologies, to training your HR staff and fostering diversity. HR Examiner, an independent analyst firm focusing on HR Tech research, offers three shows highlighting developing trends and corporate leadership: HRx Big Ideas Radio: HR Examiner Principal Analyst John Sumser sits down with industry leaders from a diverse set of backgrounds who are working to shape the future of talent acquisition and technology.

DACA Decision Protects 700,000 ‘Dreamers’ from Deportation

Recruiting Daily Advisor

The program permits people to register who: Were brought to the United States illegally as children before June 2007; Have subsequently lived their entire lives in the country; Meet certain criteria related to continuing education; and Avoid any significant criminal record.

Working Remotely: Is work From Home Good for Everyone?

Transformify - Recruiting

I started working remotely as a freelancer back in 2007, and then became a digital nomad in 2012, traveling to/living in over 120 cities in 50 countries since then. Do remote working arrangements allow you to tap into a diverse talent pool?

Top HR Podcasts For Recruiters And Talent Acquisition Leaders


This podcast tackles a number of issues, from emerging HR technologies, to training your HR staff and fostering diversity. HR Examiner, an independent analyst firm focusing on HR Tech research, offers three shows highlighting developing trends and corporate leadership: HRx Big Ideas Radio: HR Examiner Principal Analyst John Sumser sits down with industry leaders from a diverse set of backgrounds who are working to shape the future of talent acquisition and technology.

Introducing TAtech, and the Transition of the ‘Recruitment Industry’


When IAEWS was founded in 2007, he says, the goal was to create a trade organization that could support and set standards for the rapidly growing number of employment sites that represented a $10-12 billion industry. TAtech is much more diverse and much more interdependent today than it was as IAEWS.”. Members of the recruitment industry may have noticed a recent change from IAEWS.

Big Things Ahead: Lead with Indeed is Coming


In 2007, we announced the launch of ; a mere two years later we had websites in 19 countries and 10 languages. Sixteen years ago, the very first post on the Indeed blog was published.

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5 Examples of Recruitment Videos Done Right


In 2007, popular fitness chain Life Time Fitness was having a hard time recruiting for key vacancies. It also doesn’t hurt that the video features employees from different ethnic backgrounds, underscoring how the company values diversity. That’s when they turned to using recruitment videos to fill in these positions. The results were positive. They got 30% more applications and a 110% increase in the number of candidates who passed the pre-screening process. “We’ve

The work-abroad dream: 4 benefits of remote working for employers


4) Boost your diversity and inclusion efforts. Consequently, one of the main benefits of remote working for employers is that employees who temporarily work abroad can bring their new learnings back to the office and your business now has a team that is more multilateral in their thinking processes (diversity) and are more accepting of one another (inclusion).

Why You Need to Consider Gen Z Now

Glassdoor for Employers

They’re the most diverse generation in America, 20 million strong and make up 25% of the population. Never having known a world without tech devices, the Internet and social media, Gen Z is the most technologically advanced generation ever—playing on smart phones (the iPhone debuted in 2007), shopping online and using Snapchat to communicate as everyday birthrights.

‘Go Back to Where You Came from’: Employer Liability When Workers Say Xenophobic Things

Recruiting Daily Advisor

a 2007 case in which the 5th Circuit found that the “go back” comment, when combined with other remarks, was sufficient for a jury to determine that an Indian employee was subjected to harassment based on national origin; Hassan v. Diversity Insight discrimination employees race workplace

Women in Trucking: How They’re Disrupting the Industry


Voie founded WIT in 2007 aiming to promote gender diversity, celebrate accomplishments and minimize challenges for women in the trucking industry. A plentiful job market may sound like great news for everyone — but while low unemployment benefits job seekers, it can actually hurt industries facing worker shortages, such as trucking. These companies are now struggling to fill open positions and prepare for future growth. .

Famous People with Disabilities [a list of 650+]


Hawking taking a zero-gravity flight in a reduced-gravity aircraft, April 2007 (image source: Wikipedia Public Domain). As part of this, we try to share best practices on all aspects of diversity. Diversity and Inclusion

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The Creative Benefits of Embracing Boredom


Carr was inspired to write the book in 2007 when he noticed that the past 10 years he had spent on the Web had significantly impaired his ability to read and absorb long articles. I grew up in the mid-2000s in a household that used dial-up internet.

How to Craft a Job Description Gen Z Will Actually Read


The iPhone launched in 2007, when the oldest Gen Zers were just 10 years old. Further, you can emphasize both in your job descriptions and in your company brand that your company is committed to inclusion and diversity. If you’re paying any attention to Gen Z, you’ve likely come across this number: 61 million. That’s how many people born after 1996 are about to enter the workforce (and some already have)!

E-Commerce Giants Are Changing The Retail Landscape


From 2007 to 2010, more than 8.5 A healthy by-product of the Great Migration is workers are now coming from a variety of diverse backgrounds and can accomplish an even greater array of tasks. The Great Recession brought some of the darkest years in recent American history. The real estate market had years of run up, until the financial market debt crisis caused the bottom to fall out. Businesses throughout the country struggled, then capsized, and eventually failed and went under.

Top 25+ Staffing Agencies to Help You Hire Fast

Transformify - Recruiting

KNF&T specializes in diversity search, is a certified Supplier Diversity Office, and has been awarded by Banker & Tradesman for their executive search and temporary staffing programs. Managing the employment of more than 1 million workers, Kelly Services has won numerous awards, including Intel Corporation’s Certified Supplier Quality Award and Johnson & Johnson’s Supplier Diversity Partnership Award.

Blue-Collar Industries See Increase in Talent Shortages

Recruiting Daily Advisor

With the voluntary quit rate well above the 2007 rate and the time needed to fill positions reaching historic highs, many companies are operating with unfilled positions and overstretched workforces.