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Tag: DEI


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

Highly engaged companies have broader DEI programs, study says

November 23, 2022

Via: HR Dive

Companies with high levels of employee engagement are much more likely to have well-defined internal DEI policies, a November 2022 report suggested. Research firm Aon surveyed more than 1,200 HR professionals in the compensation and benefits arena, as well as […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

Chely Wright: Memorable Moments Making an Impact

November 21, 2022

Via: HR Hero

Without in any way impugning the virtues of country music, it’s fair to say that this genre probably doesn’t pop into mind when most people think about diversity, equity, and inclusion. While country music does and has historically had some […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

Why DE&I in the Workplace Should Include Contractors

November 10, 2022

Via: Spark

Having a diverse workforce has never been more important for organizations looking to evolve and stay ahead of their game. And building a such a workforce today is so much more than the typical indicators we envision when we think […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

The Crucial Role DE&I Policies in the Workplace Play

November 8, 2022

Via: Spark

DE&I policies in the workplace — those focusing on diversity, equity and inclusion — have been a critical topic of discussion for the last several years. And while much progress has been made in this area, there is still work […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

Bringing DEI to Government

October 31, 2022

Via: HR Hero

In our series on diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) leaders, we’ve tended to focus primarily on the private sector. The private sector has a lot of interesting and exciting developments that are emerging in this space. However, DEI is also […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

Tips for Helping Asian American Workers Progress Professionally

October 27, 2022

Via: SHRM

Joy Chen is an Asian American executive who has achieved a lot in her career. At 31, Chen became the deputy mayor of Los Angeles, where she helped create new programs that expanded access to skills and jobs. She’s authored […]


Research

A Snapshot of Workplace Inequity

October 26, 2022

Via: SHRM

The SHRM Research Institute and Boston College released preliminary findings from new research about equity in the workplace on Oct. 25 at the SHRM INCLUSION 2022 conference in San Diego. The joint report, National Study of Workplace Equity: Identifying the […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

SHRM: Most employers dedicate ‘little to no resources’ to DEI

October 26, 2022

Via: HR Dive

A recession may be looming, but DEI programs should not be on the chopping block, one expert told HR Dive. In fact, during times of massive change, DEI may be even more important to ensure workers are treated fairly and […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

The key to a successful post-pandemic workplace might be coaching

September 30, 2022

Via: HR Dive

Recent world events have turned “business as usual” on its head. Faced with demands for flexible work arrangements and increased DEI efforts (and confronted with issues raised by “quiet quitting”), business leaders must rethink priorities and processes, the survey noted. […]


Communication, Development & Evaluation

Why Different Experiences Can Help Teams Grow Stronger, Together

September 22, 2022

Via: Spark

Diversity, equity, and inclusion (DE&I) has been at the center of conversations around building healthy, thriving organizations. It makes sense — having a DE&I strategy is essential to attracting top talent, as recent ADP research found that 76% of workers […]


News

Former Kaiser Permanente professor alleges hostile workplace, false DEI promises

August 31, 2022

Via: HR Dive

Kaiser Permanente’s med school is facing a discrimination lawsuit from a former employee alleging the healthcare giant fostered a toxic workplace. The school lures the best and brightest Black doctors and scientists with false DEI promises, the law firm representing […]


News

SHRM denies race bias allegations, asks court to dismiss lawsuit

August 31, 2022

Via: HR Dive

The Society for Human Resource Management has responded to a recent discrimination and retaliation suit, arguing Aug. 29 that the former employee was fired for lackluster performance — not her race. The plaintiff in Mohamed v. Society for Human Resource […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

Making Progress With DEI is Work That’s Well Worth the Effort

August 29, 2022

Via: HR Hero

Wendy John, Head of Global Diversity and Inclusion at Fidelity Investments says she had a non-traditional path to her DEI leadership role. Those who have followed along with our series profiling such leaders, however, are probably well aware that there […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

Stop requiring diversity statements when hiring, academic freedom group says

August 24, 2022

Via: HR Dive

Colleges face a personnel challenge because faculty populations are generally much less diverse than student bodies. The share of faculty members who are not White has also grown more slowly in recent years than that of students, even as student […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

5 Reasons Leaders Fail to Transform DEI Rhetoric into Action

August 18, 2022

Via: Entrepreneur

In 2022, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) isn’t a nice-to-have. According to a recent study, 95% of CEOs believe that diversity, equity and inclusion should be top priorities, for both business and moral reasons. And yet, all too often, companies […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

Supporting non-binary and transgender staff: four key steps for employers

August 10, 2022

Via: Personnel Today

1. Use the correct terminology around gender identity The correct use of terminology is essential to communicate respect and to create a space for dialogue for non-binary and transgender experiences. Employers should adopt gender-neutral language, where possible. Where transgender employees […]


Communication, Development & Evaluation

What Team Sports Can Teach Us About DE&I

August 3, 2022

Via: SHRM

Achieving diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I) in the workplace continues to be a challenge for most organizations. Despite a substantial investment of time and money, many companies aren’t reaching their DE&I goals. By contrast, in team sports, the principles of […]


Software

The Perils and Potential of Advanced Speech Technology

July 29, 2022

Via: HR Hero

Advances in speech technology may provide a key tool in the training toolbox, particularly as applied to just-in-time training to quickly address emergent and growing skills gaps. The modern economy in the developed world is highly dynamic and extremely integrated—even […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

A Decades-Long Commitment to DEI

July 25, 2022

Via: HR Hero

It’s perhaps due to the traditionally unsung nature of human resources and DEI that so few of the diversity leaders we feature in our profiles had such roles in mind when they started their careers. Instead, they embarked upon careers […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

Tips on Attracting Tech Talent During a Skills Shortage

July 25, 2022

Via: HR Hero

The skills gap has left many companies frantic to find a solution, with 79% actively pursuing solutions to address the problem before it affects their bottom line. This means employers need to be diligent in understanding the desires of candidates […]