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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?

Diversity Hiring: 6 Steps To Hiring More Diverse Candidates


People analytics thought leader Josh Bersin has stated that workplace diversity and inclusion is a top priority for 2019. Intel CEO Brian Krzanich has pledged $300 million to increase the diversity hiring of women and underrepresented minorities. What is diversity hiring?


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12 Diversity Statistics That Will Make You Rethink Your Hiring Decisions

ClearCompany Recruiting

UPDATE 6/2020: This article has been updated to reflect newer statistics found on diversity hiring. For more articles on diversity in the workplace, take a look at these: Build a Diverse Workforce with These 5 Best Practices in Mind. How to Balance Cultural Fit with Diversity.

Benefits of Automated Recruiting

Arya Recruiting Robotics

Here are a few of the many benefits of automated recruiting: Huge time savings. The most obvious benefit of automated recruiting software is the time recruiters save by automating parts of their process. In fact, a recent study conducted by the National Bureau of Economic Research suggests that algorithms are capable of making better hiring decisions than humans. The study observed over 300,000 hires made across 15 companies. Greater diversity.

Designing Equitable Performance: How to Create Fair, Inclusive Assessments

Speaker: Aubrey Blanche & Sahra Kaboli-Nejad

We are all susceptible to bias and strive to mitigate it through reading, taking classes, and participating in trainings - yet, it seems like these aren’t driving the change we need. Women tend to receive vague, personality-based feedback, where men tend to receive performance related feedback. Work completed by Black men is more likely to be rated as lower quality than White men. And Black women face these overlapping biases in even more extreme ways. So what can we do to address the inequities in the system? Look at the system itself - are we designing an equitable performance system that benefits everyone? Join Culture Amp’s Global Head of Equitable Design and Impact, Aubrey Blanche, along with Diversity, Equity, and Belonging Lead Sahra Kaboli-Nejad, to discuss how we can re-evaluate our performance management systems. We will discuss the benefits of designing a system at every level (individual, manager, and organization) to help mitigate bias and ultimately create a system that finally succeeds at what it is supposed to do - improve performance.

Kimberly Gatling on Making Diversity and Inclusion Efforts Sustainable

Recruiting Daily Advisor

Kimberly Bullock Gatling understands the importance of support from the top when working to make an organization’s diversity and inclusion efforts sustainable. As a college student, Gatling studied engineering. The firm’s commitment to diversity predates her position.

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. Contents.

5 Diversity and Inclusion Resolutions for 2020


To truly address these challenges, you need to address diversity and inclusion. . With 44% classifying themselves as “non-Caucasian ,” this generation is 16% more diverse than baby boomers. Do your benefits truly meet all your employees’ needs, regardless of gender?

5 Major Things Recruiters Need To Know About Diversity Hiring

Recruit CRM

Before beginning to dive in at the bottom of diversity hiring , recruiters need to understand more about the superficial items related to it. You often are at crossroads when you ask yourself what diversity actually means. Few people define diversity as differences among people.

Diversity and Inclusion Statistics To Transform Your Diversity Recruitment Strategy

Recruiting Blogs

Is your company investing enough in diversity? Well, with the new recruiting season quickly approaching, every company should know best practices of diversity recruiting to attract top talent. Diversity is one trend that companies need to embrace in 2020.

Case Studies: How Companies Use People Analytics to Achieve Results

Visier - Talent Acquisition

These stories: Show a specific challenge such as, how do we make a difference with diversity and inclusion? Sometimes even the actions you take can benefit from more analysis, which will lead you to the one that yields the best return on investment.

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HR Technology’s Role in Activating a Diversity & Inclusion Strategy


With multiple generations working together and virtual connectivity to talent across the globe, today’s workforce is more diverse than ever. Organizations have much to gain from tapping into this diversity of experience and perspectives.

Millennial Diversity Drives Success

Newton Software

A recent study from the Brookings Metropolitan Policy Program revealed that millennials make up 44 percent of America. However, the data reveals a much more encouraging and diverse story. In this article, we’ll be sharing why hiring millennials innately drives a more diverse and successful company culture. We’ll also detail the benefits of millennial diversity for organizations. Diversity is More Diverse Than Ever Before. Diverse Working Options.

eBook: 5 Universal Themes emerging from the Sonru Case Study Library


The result is a case study library teeming with examples of diverse usage and benefits and I’m delighted to share our latest ebook, 5 Universal Truths about Video Interviewing , which gathers the highlights of our clients’ usage across every sector.

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Remote Recruitment – a Universal Theme in the Sonru Case Study Library


Case Study Highlights relating to Remote Recruitment. We’re seeing a greater diversity of candidates given such easy access from any location and outside of standard working hours.” – BDO Ireland. Better Candidate Assessment.

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


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. Firms That Increase Diversity Grow Faster. Consider this study by BCG : Companies with above-average diversity on their management teams had higher innovation revenue. 19 percentage points higher than companies with below-average leadership diversity.

Diversity and Inclusion- Not in my backyard!


Diversity. Diversity and Inclusion is a buzz term that is being heard across all sectors of society including that of employment. As a result of this, there has been a particular focus on the development of diversity and inclusion programmes within companies. HR personnel and associated managers are unsure of the true meaning of ‘diversity and inclusion’ and how to implement this on a practical level. The post Diversity and Inclusion- Not in my backyard!

4 Steps to Embed Diversity & Inclusion Into Your Organization


In the last few years, the HR world has seen a shift in perspective when it comes to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Creating a More Diverse & Inclusive Workspace. While often pushed together, diversity and inclusion refer to two different things.

Common Hiring Practices That Are Terrible For Diversity – And What To Do Instead


We can all agree that good intentions aren’t enough when it comes to hiring practices that increase diversity. Here are 4 common hiring practices that are terrible for diversity and what you can do instead. The tech industry faces a lot of criticism for its relative lack of diversity. On the flip side, tech companies are also often the ones spearheading diversity initiatives in the first place. What to do instead: Solicit referrals from a diversity of employees.

15 Benefits of Using an RPO for a Small Business

Contract Recruiter

Unfortunately, there’s a persistent myth that small businesses can’t use or access these benefits. What are the benefits of using an RPO? Speaking entirely in terms of a small business looking to grow, here are the benefits you may enjoy. RPOs Can Improve Diversity.

HR Technology’s Role in Activating a Diversity & Inclusion Strategy


With multiple generations working together and virtual connectivity to talent across the globe, today’s workforce is more diverse than ever. Organizations have much to gain from tapping into this diversity of experience and perspectives.

Using Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Software to Support Initiatives

Recruiting Blogs

Diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace can affect your business in a positive way. Companies with diverse talent on their management teams see a 19% increase in revenue compared to less diverse competitors according to BCG research.

The Practical Guide to Hiring Candidates with Diverse Backgrounds


A lot has been written about the importance of diversity, and much of the literature focuses on why companies benefit candidates from diverse backgrounds. That’s understandable: diversity in hiring lags behind in nearly every industry. .

3 Ways to Establish an Enviable Diversity Program


There’s no denying that over the last few years, diversity initiatives have been thrust into the spotlight. Although organizations have touted their commitment to diversity for years, it was Intel CEO Brian Krazanich who, at this year’s CES event, put it most emphatically : It is not good enough to say, ‘We value diversity’ and then not have a workplace that reflects the talent pool of women and under-represented minorities.”. Retaining a Diverse Workforce.

3 Steps to Start Experiencing the Benefits of Career Pathing in Your Company


3 Steps to Start Experiencing the Benefits of Career Pathing in Your Company. Without clear internal paths to success, employees are more likely to leave, and companies end up with less engaged, less diverse, and less creative workforces. Studies show that 45 percent of positions are filled internally, but many employers misunderstand the idea of internal structure and avoid designing career plans with an internal mind-set. Career Pathing’s Hidden Benefits.

How Companies Can Hire and Retain Diverse STEM Employees

JWT Inside

The real reasons for the lack of diverse STEM employees are more complicated and nuanced, but luckily there are plenty of steps recruiters can take to help bridge the gap. At each step of their careers, diverse STEM candidates face an uphill struggle, while their white male counterparts get to play on level ground. Here is a detailed list of how you can level the playing field and help support a diversity of culture and ideas within your company. Maintaining Diverse Teams.

How Atlassian Approaches Diversity and Inclusion with Balance & Belonging


”, tech recruiters and hiring managers have added “Diversity and Inclusion” to their hiring checklist. According to the 2018 Atlassian State of Diversity & Inclusion in U.S. Tech survey , 80% of respondents believe that diversity and inclusion are important. Aubrey Blanche , the Global Head of Diversity and Belonging at Atlassian, believes the decline of D&I efforts and enthusiasm is because companies are taking the wrong approach.

3 Ways to Promote Gender Diversity in the C-Suite

Linkedin Talent Blog

Other studies have discovered a correlation between the number of women in leadership roles and an increase in the company’s profitability and reputation. And in today’s day and age when 78% of talent professionals report that diversity is a top priority for their company , establishing gender balance in the C-suite and beyond is becoming crucial. Talent Leadership DiversityWe recently reviewed thousands of company profiles on LinkedIn and one finding made us pause.

Should You Share Diversity & Inclusion Numbers? Google Thinks So


Diversity in the workplace is a common topic at an increasing number of businesses. Many journalists and analysts are uncovering the lack of diversity and inclusion among high profile employers. And many companies are proactively publishing their diversity numbers , with promises to improve. At the same time, numerous studies have demonstrated the benefits of diversity. So how should recruiters approach their own diversity figures?

How Hiring Freethinkers Encourages Diversity of Thought


But the benefit of hiring freethinkers is worth recalibrating your hiring process. One of the most important factors in not only resisting groupthink but also promoting innovation is cognitive diversity. Study after study shows that the more intellectually diverse a group is, the stronger the outcomes it reaches are. How to Identify and Assess Motivation in High-Performing Candidates.

Erasing the Workplace Stigma of Behavioral Health Conditions

Recruiting Daily Advisor

Second, you can help your clients make sure their behavioral health benefits are truly designed to support people coping with those conditions. Employer-sponsored benefits, by law, cover behavioral health treatment. Diversity Insight behavioral health benefits employees workplace

The Business Case for Transparency

Recruiting Daily Advisor

Both employees and businesses benefit from increased levels of pay transparency. The policy improves productivity, diversity, and workplace cohesion, benefiting a business recruitment strategy. Transparency Promotes Diversity.

Real Accountability: How to Measure Your Company’s Diversity Hiring Efforts


Diversity boosts the bottom line. A McKinsey & Company report found that companies in the top 25 percent for racial and ethnic diversity are 35 percent more likely to have financial returns above their industry’s median. Companies in the top quartile for gender diversity are 15 percent more likely to have above-median financial returns. Diversity boosts innovation, too. However, the long-term benefits to doing so are tremendous.

5 Takeaways from Cox Automotive’s 2019 Dealership Staffing Study


Cox Automotive recently released its 2019 Dealership Staffing Study , which surveyed 1,200 individuals about their work-related challenges, priorities and expectations. We read through the 2019 Dealership Staffing Study and have highlighted several of the key takeaways below. . The study found that as of 2016, 33 percent of non-dealership employees indicated they would be interested in dealership roles and this number has dropped to 25 percent.

Josh Bersin’s recruiting and HR trends for 2021


Re-skilling, up-skilling, new job models, new job architectures, new organization models, a focus on the environment, the global climate issues, diversity inclusion equity, Black Lives Matter. Further reading for you: Data shows employee well-being has tangible business benefits.

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

Social Talent

GitHub Have Released First-Ever Diversity & Inclusion Report. According to , GitHub, the online repository startup, has released its first-ever diversity and inclusion report. Unfortunately, the report reveals that GitHub are no different from the majority of tech companies in Silicon Valley and beyond when it comes to diversity. What are benefits like? In recruitment news this week: Say “Goodbye” to SimplyHired.

Brandon Hall Group Uncovers How Organizations Can Re-imagine Compliance Training as a New Performance-Driving Learning Experience

Brandon Hall

Brandon Hall Group’s compliance training study examines how organizations can create better learning experiences that drive performance. Brandon Hall Group, the leading independent HCM research and analyst firm, recently launched a new study that looks at organizations’ Compliance Training. “If To participate in this study, visit [link] Those who complete the research receive immediate access to an eBook and receive a summary of the results with the study is complete.

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The Importance of D&I in the Workplace

Recruiting Daily Advisor

Over the last few years, diversity and inclusion (D&I) have become indivisible parts of conversations about how to build a successful team and culture. Bottom line: Diversity is no longer a nice-to-have. The Business of Diverse Culture.

50+ Ideas for Cultivating Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace That You Can Start Today

Linkedin Talent Blog

Nobody’s ever said that diversity and inclusion work is easy. And the earlier the better – the longer you wait to build a diverse workforce and inclusive culture, the harder it will be in the future. To help companies get started today, I’m excited to share over 50 of the ways we’ve invested in diversity and inclusion at Lever. State your commitment to building a diverse and inclusive culture in your job descriptions and careers page. Diversity

The biggest challenges faced by recruiters in university hiring (+ perfect solutions)

Hacker Earth Developers Blog

According to studies , more than 40% of students with good grades but low-income families do not apply to some schools that tend to have a higher tuition fee. In that case, how do I assess candidates effectively? . My name is Mark and I am an HR Generalist by profession.