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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.

A Diverse Board Starts with Diverse Recruiting Practices

Recruiting Daily Advisor

Forbes magazine publisher Malcom Forbes once called diversity “the art of thinking independently together.” When it comes to having a diverse board of directors, Forbes’ words have never been truer. Boards thrive on diverse thinking, but this thinking only comes with diverse members.


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Where to Start: Artificial Intelligence and Diversity and Inclusion


Fostering a diverse workforce is a very human problem, so how do artificial intelligence diversity and inclusion solutions fit into the technology stack at everyday companies? For example, is your initiative to hire more diverse races in management succeeding or failing?

How to Build High-Performing Diverse Teams at Work

Achievers - Recruiting

Today, businesses are facing immense pressure to build diverse teams at work, with several high-profile organizations compelled to divulge their diversity and inclusion statistics. The benefits of having diverse teams at work. Workplace diversity isn’t exactly a new concept.

11 Employee Networks to Build an Inclusive Culture

Achievers - Recruiting

Building an inclusive culture should be at the top of the priority list for every organization, especially leaders. Currently, nearly half ( 45 percent ) of workers say leadership is “minimally” or “not at all” committed to improving company culture. Focus on diversity and inclusion.

How Businesses Can Use Employee Resource Groups to Drive Growth

Recruiting Daily Advisor

Employee resource groups (ERGs) are voluntary, employee-driven networks that empower team members, foster diversity and inclusion, spark connectivity and creativity, and develop a support system around a particular interest that aligns with an organization’s purpose and values. These benefits include a heightened culture, improved business performance, and a better connection with customers. Heightened Culture. Talent employee resource groups ERG

Ongoing Trends in Onboarding

Brandon Hall

However, some factors involving onboarding employees, such as working from home and working remotely were already becoming a concern for employees due to globalization and digitization. And interestingly, certain aspects of onboarding have not changed even with the advent of increased globalization and remote workers. Another trend is re-examining how data and insights can be gleaned from the onboarding process. Become a Brandon Hall Group member!

Expert Tips for Successfully Onboarding Remote Workers During the COVID-19 Crisis

Recruiting Daily Advisor

Training programs like leadership development, sales training, onboarding, diversity and inclusion (D&I), and digital transformation are more important than ever right now to business and employee success.”. Estes says the best place to focus on, first, is the onboarding experience.

Diversity & Inclusion: What Does It Really Mean?


On February 19, I helped organize a learning event with the SHRM Educational Foundation, Hawaii Island District to present an informative program and interactive discussion on best practices in Diversity & Inclusion , with an emphasis on hiring people with disabilities. To promote and improve talent retention, employers can start by creating a Diversity & Inclusion Team to spread the word that company management cares about diversity.

How Office Culture Should Influence Recruitment


Organizational Culture: “The values and behaviors that contribute to the unique social and psychological environment of an organization.” — Business Dictionary. An anthropology cliché tells us that culture is to humans what water is to fish. You probably don’t think about it, but your family has a culture. Your workplace most definitely has a culture. A business that can’t define its culture will hire the wrong people and ultimately lose clients.

12 Companies Ramping Up Their Diversity & Inclusion Efforts - and How You Can Too

Glassdoor for Employers

While more diverse than in the past, it's no secret that corporate America suffers from a lack of diversity and inclusion. Thankfully, many companies are now realizing that increasing diversity and inclusion within the company is not only good for society, it's also good for business.

How to Improve Remote Employee Onboarding and Training

The Staffing Stream

This is true of new employee onboarding, where new hire success can hinge on high-quality delivery of virtual programs and tools. Now might be a good time to revisit your onboarding program and adjust. The virtual environment should contain a diversity of thought.

Building a Diverse & Inclusive Distributed Workforce


Talent and recruiting teams have had to navigate the challenges of remote hiring, HR teams have had to work through unique nuances of remote onboarding , and whether your company is hiring or not, this time made way for other strategic projects that otherwise might have been put on the back burner.

How to build a remote work culture from scratch


That’s why defining your brand new culture should be one of your top priorities. If you haven’t operated in a remote fashion before and you find it difficult to imagine and designate it, you could kick off by asking these questions: What makes for a great team culture in a “remote world”?

How to Retain Diverse Talent

Brandon Hall

Only 31% of organizations believe they have a diverse talent pipeline, according to Brandon Hall Group research, partly due to the lack of recruiting focused on diverse candidates. But another challenge is monitoring inclusion and ensuring that diverse employees have a sense of belonging, feel valued and believe they have equal opportunity for career advancement. Driving inclusion is the key to retaining diverse talent. Brandon Hall Group POV.

It’s Time For Companies To Act On Diversity Fatigue

Social Talent

With the topics of diversity and inclusion becoming more prominent in the tech world, as well as international Pride month, it’s the perfect time to cast an eye on our organisations and ask if we are being as inclusive and committed to diversity as we think we are. Well, when it comes to tech, it turns out we’re not doing so good… Atlassian’s State Of Diversity 2018 report has been released, and the findings are startling. What is diversity fatigue?

How To Use Social Media for Employee Onboarding

Recruiting Daily

Social Media and Employee Onboarding: 3 Keys for Success. It is, after all, a very good place to start, particularly since so many companies seem not yet to have started doing even the simple stuff when it comes to leveraging social media for onboarding. Employee Onboarding: Your Career Site Counts. Content Marketing Is King For Employee Onboarding, Too. So, if you’re not onboard with social recruiting , that’s cool.

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. It’s impossible to introduce a product into a foreign market if you don’t have employees who understand the culture. Firms That Increase Diversity Grow Faster. 19 percentage points higher than companies with below-average leadership diversity.

How to Build a Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Strategy That Works

Brandon Hall

But most did it without a strategic plan — a blueprint for a comprehensive approach toward becoming a more diverse, equitable and inclusive organization. DE&I is unique as a business driver because it often involves significant culture change. DE&I has suffered from a lack of executive-level leadership — critical for culture change — and the lack of a comprehensive approach. Strategic Planning for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion. Brandon Hall Group POV.

Brandon Hall Group Research Highlights, Aug. 3-21, 2020

Brandon Hall

The coronavirus pandemic hits employers in multiple ways and Brandon Hall Group research addresses the critical issues through a data-rich report that shows changing trends, plus a pair of webinars examining how inclusion and learning agility can make a big difference. Diversity & Inclusion. This webinar, sponsored by Inkling, explores five ways learning will be transformed, based on recent research conducted by Brandon Hall Group. By Claude Werder, Brandon Hall Group.

5 Different Ways to Think About Diversity at Work


I believe that we are at an inflection point with organizational diversity and inclusion efforts. If “diversity,” and “inclusion” mean something different to everyone, you do not have a common language. Proactively provide concise, common language so that everybody is talking about the same thing when the words diversity and inclusion are used. As the eyes are the window to the soul, how you make decisions says a lot about your culture and about what is valued.

4 Reasons Why HR Leaders Need to Focus on Onboarding

Recruiting Daily Advisor

Onboarding is a magic moment when new employees decide to stay engaged or become disengaged.”—Amy Amy Hirsh Robinson, The Interchange Group in Los Angeles ( quoted in SHRM article ). The answer is by having Human Resources (HR) develop a rock-solid employee onboarding process that will engage employees, starting with the interview process. One way is by providing them with top-of-the-line training during onboarding.

Use Technology to Link Business Results to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Brandon Hall

Employers struggle with driving business results through Diversity, Equity & Inclusion for several reasons, according to Brandon Hall Group research. Lack of strategies to build a more diverse and inclusive recruiting process. Lack of targeted advancement strategies for diverse employees. While technology is front and center in the majority of organizations for most aspects of human capital management, it does not resonate for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion.

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.

4 Insights On Diversity Hiring From A Expert


Even though I live in one of the most diverse cities in the world, Toronto, I admit I didn’t give workplace diversity serious thought until I started working in recruitment tech. Seeing how important diversity and inclusion was for our customers motivated me to learn more about the issues. Director of Global Talent Acquisition, Diversity and Inclusion at Whirlpool. Define what diversity means to you. “To Have a holistic view of diversity.

WEBINAR RECAP: How to Build an Effective Diversity and Inclusion Program from Scratch


Entelo recently led a webinar focused on the important steps and measures of success for building a diversity and inclusion program from scratch. No matter the size of your company, a DE&I program is essential to your organizational culture, and in turn the success of your employees.

Brandon Hall Group Research Highlights, Sept. 28-Oct. 9, 2020

Brandon Hall

The launch of the Certified Learning Strategist program, together with frequent learning webinars and new case studies on learning and leadership development illustrates the depth and breadth of Brandon Hall Group’s expertise in learning and development. This certification program draws on 27 years of research and advisory experience of Brandon Hall Group. In workplaces, however, organizations get high marks for inclusive leadership according to new Brandon Hall Group research.

Applying Non-HR Tactics to HR to Create a New Culture

Recruiting Daily Advisor

Such diversity provides a lot of strength to the position. How can you spread the same company culture to the new hires? Challenge is to infuse that cultural element in their training, in their day-to-day work.

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.

Brandon Hall Group Research Highlights, June 22-July 5, 2020

Brandon Hall

From Brandon Hall Group’s ongoing research on the impact of COVID-19 on human capital management, this report features data and insights on how organizations are transitioning from lockdown to limited return-to-work initiatives. The three main talent-acquisition technology categories we’ll discuss in this guide are sourcing and recruiting, evaluating and interviewing, and onboarding. Brandon Hall Group Featured on Training website. By Claude Werder, Brandon Hall Group.

Key Steps to Developing an Inclusive Advancement Process and a Diverse Talent Pipeline

Brandon Hall

Organizations cannot build and sustain a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion without fair hiring and advancement practices that are accepted at all levels of the organization, and demonstrated and advocated by leaders at all levels. One factor that emerged in qualitative interviews Brandon Hall Group conducted was the perception some managers have about fair hiring and inclusive promotion practices. Brandon Hall Group POV. Current State.

Brandon Hall Group’s New Research Study to Uncover How Some Organizations are Winning the War for Talent

Brandon Hall

They do this by being better at sourcing, screening and onboarding than anyone else. Brandon Hall Group, the leading independent HCM research and analyst firm, recently launched a new study that looks at organizations’ talent-acquisition practices and correlates them with increases in key performance indicators to identify best and next practices in talent-acquisition strategies for their workforce. “If Gain a better understanding of a prospective employer’s culture.

Brandon Hall Group Research Highlights, July 6-12, 2020

Brandon Hall

Brandon Hall Group research and content examine both while continuing to analyze the technology market and host compelling and meaningful webinars. This KnowledgeGraphic leverages research highlights from Brandon Hall Group’s 2020 Learning Measurement Study along with critical questions and suggested tactics and strategies. The platform is well-suited for sales enablement, onboarding, leadership development and even extended enterprise learning, giving it broad appeal.

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Knowing How Much is At Stake, Onboarding is Personal for DentalOne and Rust-Oleum


Last week, SilkRoad hosted Part I of our webinar series on mapping culture to the employee experience. Jackie and Julie shared many valuable insights into how they leverage strategic onboarding best practices to deliver on their employer value proposition and drive business outcomes. I was struck, however, by how carefully their organizations had crafted a welcome experience to address the exact needs of diverse groups within their workforces. Onboarding

What is a Strategic Plan for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, its Functions and Key Elements?

Brandon Hall

But most did it without a strategic plan; a blueprint for a comprehensive approach toward becoming a more diverse, equitable and inclusive organization. DE&I is unique as a business driver because it often involves significant culture change. DE&I has suffered from lack of executive-level leadership — critical for culture change — and the absence of a comprehensive approach. DE&I is unique as a business driver because it often involves significant culture change.

What are Key Steps to Develop an Inclusive Advancement Process and a Diverse Talent Pipeline?

Brandon Hall

Organizations cannot build and sustain a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion without fair hiring and advancement practices that are accepted at all levels of the organization, and demonstrated and advocated by leaders at all levels. One factor that emerged in qualitative interviews Brandon Hall Group conducted was the perception some managers have about fair hiring and inclusive promotion practices. Brandon Hall Group POV. appeared first on Brandon Hall Group.

50+ Ideas for Cultivating Diversity and Inclusion at Your Company

Linkedin Talent Blog

Following widespread protests against police brutality and systemic racism, companies around the world are taking a hard look at their diversity and inclusion (D&I) programs and policies. Ban “culture fit” as a reason for rejecting a candidate. Diversity

3 Major Culture Risks When Hiring at Scale — and How to Address Them

Linkedin Talent Blog

One of the greatest risks to an organization’s culture can sneak up on us. Not unusual but, wow, what a risk to culture, right? These new hiring managers weren’t acclimated to the culture yet. If diversity and inclusion is a priority, this “sameness mindset” is a massive blocker.

Balanced Teams: Why Atlassian got rid of the concept of cultural fit

Transformify - Recruiting

‘’Diversity Hiring’’ series features world diversity and inclusion leaders and their thoughts on diversity recruitment, cultural diversity and equality. Our guest today is Aubrey Blanche, Global Head of Diversity & Belonging at Atlassian. Aubrey, Atlassian has developed a remarkable strategy around talent acquisition, employer branding, onboarding and retention. What does diversity hiring mean to you?

The 2020 Brandon Hall Group Excellence Awards In Technology – Vibe HCM, Inc. Wins Gold

Brandon Hall

Won A Coveted Brandon Hall Group Gold Award For Excellence In The Best Advance in Technology Innovation for the Remote Workforce Category. a leading provider of cloud-based HCM Engagement Platforms, won a coveted Brandon Hall Group Gold award for excellence in the Best Advance in Technology Innovation for the Remote Workforce category. We are thrilled to accept this prestigious award from Brandon Hall Group,” said Susanne Bowen, Chief Executive Officer at Vibe HCM.