Make Sure Your Diversity and Inclusion Push Includes Age

Evil HR Lady

BPS Research notes: As the researchers note, Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg has said that “younger people are just smarter” while Vinod Khosla, co-founder of Sun Microsystems, which has won awards for diversity and inclusion, has opined that “people over 45 basically die in terms of new ideas”.

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4 Trends Seeking to Address Cultural Diversity in the Workplace

Ms. Career Girl

The post 4 Trends Seeking to Address Cultural Diversity in the Workplace appeared first on Ms. In a nation that is built on a history of assimilating many cultures into one geographic location, it has been extremely difficult to embrace a national identity, yet as Americans that’s just what we’ve done. Within the broad scope of cultural diversity falls the category of workers with disabilities. That would be cross-cultural diversity or multi-cultural diversity.


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Tips to Make Your Business More Diverse and Inclusive

Ms. Career Girl

As a woman in business, you likely understand how diversity and inclusivity can strengthen and protect your brand. Harnessing inclusivity in the workplace is about more than simply hiring diverse people. Understand the Differences Between Diversity, Inclusivity, and Invitation. Diversity is all about hiring and highlighting employees of various genders, sexualities, religions, and races. You’ve got to bake it into your company’s culture from the ground up.

Why Visual Representations of Diversity Aid an Inclusive Work Environment

The Undercover Recruiter

Shouldn’t it, therefore, be a place where we can bring our whole selves to work without the fear of facing discrimination based on our ethnicity, culture, gender, age, or sexual orientation? Workplace D&I diversity getty images Inclusion LGBTQ P&G Rebecca Swift research Riverside Collge

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How Unilever Integrates Diversity & Inclusion with Employer Brand

The Undercover Recruiter

For this consumer goods brand, employer brand and diversity and inclusion aren’t separate initiatives—they work in tandem as vital components of attracting the best employees. Both foreground employee stories, shape company culture and inform its values.

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Top Five: Diversity in Tech


Apple’s updated diversity numbers are out and while they’re an improvement from the tech company’s 2014 numbers, there’s still a long way to go. That’s the story all over the tech industry: firms create a diversity program , bring in new hires and retain them – for a time – until they hit a ceiling. It’s common for women to leave STEM jobs after even five years, citing both stalled career growth and a toxic culture, and the same holds true for other “diversity hires.”

Ways to Overcome Cultural Barriers in the Workplace

Ms. Career Girl

As the world moves ahead, diversity in the workplace will continue to grow and evolve. While this may be the new norm, the possible challenges of diversity cannot be ignored and should be recognized early on. Language barriers may make it difficult to communicate effectively, or cultural differences may inhibit employees from being comfortable enough to open up, socialize, bond or even work comfortably and closely with one another. Overcoming Cultural Barriers.

5 Reason Diversity Matters to Your Career

Competitive Resumes

When you’re searching for a career, touting your diversity is probably not the first thing that comes to mind. In fact, many diverse individuals used to and still do purposefully hide their ethnicity or race because they don’t want to be hired because of their skin, or gender, or culture; they want to be hired for their skills, their knowledge, their experience, their capabilities. Lack of true not claimed, diversity won’t be acceptable in the not so distant future.

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.

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Hire for Cultural Fit: It’s Time to Add Other People, Pt 2

Hiring Technical People

In Hire for Cultural Fit: It’s Time to Add Women, Pt 1 , I wrote about the need to add women to your team, and what you could do. You need race and age diversity, along with personality diversity to get the best products out of your teams. When I asked about diversity, I kept hearing, “We only have young white people to offer you.” In fact, there were, maybe not plenty, but enough that I could start to hire a diverse set of people.

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Hire for Cultural Fit: It’s Time to Add Women, Pt 1

Hiring Technical People

Read Visualizing Silicon Valley’s Lack of Diversity. We know that diverse teams create better products. We know—and if you have been on a multi-gender, multi-cultural team, people-with-diverse-backgrounds you have this experience—creating products is more fun, faster, and easier. You have people who, while they fit the corporate culture enough, have diverse experience creating products.

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How to Hire for Cultural Fit Without Becoming Insular and Mediocre

Hiring Technical People

Have you read The next thing Silicon Valley needs to disrupt big time: its own culture ? There’s more, but this is all done in the name of “meritocracy” and “cultural fit.” ” You can call it cultural fit, but it’s not. It creates an insular culture. It’s a shame, because for any challenging product and knowledge work, you need diverse teams and diverse ideas to work together, to collaborate to create a great product.

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What Does Corporate Diversity Really Mean?


In part 3, we are focusing on corporate diversity and what does it really mean? Insight Into Diversity explains it well; Affirmative Action is a process that examines and evaluates the total scope of its personnel practices in order to identify and potentially correct issues that cause unequal employment opportunity. DEFINING DIVERSITY AND OUR DIFERENCES. 2) the state of having people who are different races or who have different cultures in a group or organization.

Hiring For Cultural Fit or Misfits?

Undercover Recruiter

We know that diversity and inclusion is a mainstream business issue that speaks to a firm’s culture and conduct, so how about hiring to fit your culture? […]. Hiring For Cultural Fit or Misfits? Talent Acquisition 10eighty cultural fit Liz Sebag-Montefior Misfits

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3 Tips for Managing Workplace Diversity & Your Bottom-line


Workplace diversity is good for business and gives companies a distinct advantage. A Forbes survey of 300+ large global enterprises (>$500 million in annual revenue) revealed that 85 percent agreed or strongly agreed that diversity is crucial to fostering innovation in the workplace. Understanding and Managing Workplace Diversity. Diversity is not just about race, gender or sexual orientation. Promoting workplace diversity has many bottom line benefits.

Asains FTW: The 2018 Google Diversity Report.

The HR Capitalist

The latest Google Diversity report is out. I'm looking at the Google diversity numbers and resisting the urge to wag the finger. I'll give you a golf clap for the good faith efforts to build more diverse math and science pipeline, but then give a knowing nod to the people who are really crushing it in those numbers - the many nationalities that comprise the fictional, yet powerful, EEO category of "Asian". .

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What Are the Benefits of Diversity in the Workplace?

The Undercover Recruiter

When you think about diversity, what springs to mind? The first things that people usually think of are factors such as age, gender, race, cultural background, etc., but there is far more to creating a diverse workplace than hiring people who fit into different age brackets or creating the perfect male to female ratio. What Are the Benefits of Diversity in the Workplace? Employer diversity equality workplace

Top Five: Ellen Pao and Diversity in Tech


Despite its push for greater workforce diversity, Intel has announced that it will no longer support the Science Talent Search program it has sponsored since 1988. Why Slack Is Making Diversity an Early Priority. — have decided to make their hiring and diversity statistics transparent. At only 250 employees, the company has a great opportunity to put great diversity policies in place while it’s still relatively easy to change the workforce and company culture.

Hiring for Diversity, Pt4: “Overqualified People” | Hiring.

Hiring Technical People

Tweet This Post This entry was posted in Uncategorized and tagged diversity , hiring decision , job analysis. ← Six Behaviors to Consider for an Agile Team on Hiring the Best… is available in PDF → 8 Responses to Hiring for Diversity, Pt4: “Overqualified People&# Matthew Heusser says: August 19, 2010 at 11:41 am “I know of a very talented mid-level manager who decided she wanted to be a technical writer again, and get out of management.

How to Shift Your Organization’s Culture to Become More #Equal

Ms. Career Girl

But this doesn’t mean we are helpless, it means we urgently need to participate in shaping our own work culture. As a female executive and long-time feminist, and in my work in designing corporate cultures, I’ve spotted a few trends that will help you to create a more gender-equal work culture, by demand. Change your rhetoric and context to change your culture. Instead, he’s stuck with an un-diverse quote on the internet.

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BUILDING CULTURE THROUGH RECRUITING #3: Assessment Platforms in Selection.

The HR Capitalist

Capitalist Note : This post is part of a series on Building/Reinforcing Company Culture Through Great Recruiting and Talent Acquisition Practices. . Let's face it people, "company culture" is a loaded phrase. Some of it is real, some of it is aspirational, but one thing on my mind recently is that as we try to build the culture we want at our companies, we forget about the messages we send in our recruiting process. So you're proud of your culture - cool!

Diversity at Twitter Is About More Than Hiring


Miley was deeply disappointed in Twitter’s lukewarm commitment to diversity in tech, saying, “my time at Twitter is over. ” But, as Miley went on to emphasize, although Twitter has been a key organizing tool for #BlackLivesMatter and the influence of Black Twitter in driving cultural conversations is incredible , this is not reflected within Twitter itself. “ I want Twitter to be a place where all employees feel comfortable raising questions about diversity.

Emphasizing Cognitive Diversity: Can It Be Taught?

Water Cooler Wisdom

A few years ago, I worked with The Billie Jean King Leadership Initiative (BJKLI) and The Deloitte University Leadership Center for Inclusion on a survey that sought to provide modern context around the notions of diversity and inclusion. It might not come as a surprise that most baby boomers and even X-ers (read: the chronologically older people in the workforce today) think representation and assimilation when they consider the notion of diversity.

What Diversity Really Means

Water Cooler Wisdom

Lighthouse Research  Principal Analyst  Ben Eubanks  hammered home the importance of culturally embedded diversity and inclusion practices. According to Deloitte, employees that rated their employers highly for both  diversity and inclusion were 80 percent more likely to say their organization was high performing. Furthermore, companies in the top quartile for racial and ethnic diversity are 35 percent more likely to perform about average.

7 Steps To Improve Workplace Diversity For Free

The Undercover Recruiter

A well-balanced, diverse workforce carries with it the advantage of a more creative, forward-thinking environment by drawing on experiences and opinions from different backgrounds, race, gender and sexual orientation. This is not only important for internal culture – it’s an essential step to ensure that your ideas resonate with as much of the population as possible. 7 Steps To Improve Workplace Diversity For Free.

5 Reasons Diversity is Better for Hiring Managers and Recruiters

Undercover Recruiter

Diversity isn’t a buzzword anymore. While most of us would agree that diverse hiring is a positive thing for both the economy and our clients, the reality for recruiters is often quite different. 5 Reasons Diversity is Better for Hiring Managers and Recruiters. Recruiting candidates culture diversity equality Workplace equalityIt’s critical for the successful running of a business.

9 Faces of HR Book Update: Is Salesforce Making Progress on Diversity Since Hiring a Chief Equality Officer?

The HR Capitalist

Since 2016, are you aware if Salesforce actually improved in terms of diversity in the aftermaths of naming a "Chief Equality Officer"? Note - if you don't have my book, there's a bonus chapter on Salesforce naming a "Chief Equality Officer" as a strategy to take credit for what they do well, in an effort to take the focus off of broad diversity reporting in Silicon Valley that always looks horrid). Culture Talent

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The View of Today’s Job Search from a Diversity and Inclusion Recruiter

Competitive Resumes

More and more, people are considering culture and value above other reasons for the job and career he or she desires, especially for those of you who envision working for a company promoting diversity and inclusion (D & I). If that is what you want, then consider a diversity recruiter like Torin Ellis who offers 100% of his efforts to clients who want to create such a workplace. How important is diversity and inclusion to you in your workplace?

Top Five: Workforce, Work Culture, Work Relationships


This week we’re talking team building, corporate culture, and leadership. Take Culture Off Your To-Do List. Melissa Fairman says that HR cannot change a company’s culture without the support of senior leadership — so don’t try! Peggy Olsen’s character arc, from secretary to copywriter to manager, and all the challenges and culture clashes she encounters along the way, has a lot to teach us about the exaggerated challenge of the “employee of the future.”.

What Is Workforce Diversity and Why Does it Matter to Your Business?


Workforce diversity is the bringing together of a variety of people to one workplace. Those key characteristics that make workforce diversity include: race, ethnicity, gender, religion, age, ability and sexual orientation. Companies that embrace workforce diversity are growing and can become more competitive, but with that workforce diversity also brings its own issues and challenges. So why is workforce diversity important to your business?

The Role of Corporate Culture in Talent Acquisition


Ideally, hiring an employee who is the right cultural fit reduces the chances of conflicts that lead to their termination or resignation. Here’s why you should concentrate on the cultural fit of an employee before hiring them: Why Company Culture Matters. A strong company culture tends to bring employees together. Once you add an employee whose personality resonates with your corporate culture, their transition into your workforce will be flawless.

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Why Building Diversity Into Your Intern Program Matters


Creating a diverse and inclusive work place is one of the most critical and challenging issues faced by HR professionals today. Most large Fortune 500 companies (for example Microsoft and Ernst and Young ) have extensive diversity messages on their websites and dedicate tremendous time and effort to building a diverse team that more closely reflects the makeup of he world. Different industries struggle with diversity in different ways.

Affirm Is Defining A New Remote-First Work Culture

Career Realism

Job seekers looking to be a part of building a remote-first culture may find working at Affirm to be an intriguing option. What Others Are Saying About Affirm Affirm has a 3.8/5 culture score on employee review website Comparably, while company leadership earned an A+ grade.

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5 Ways to Hire a Candidate that Matches your Company Culture

Undercover Recruiter

Company culture is the DNA of your workforce, and is made up of the goals, vision and values of every employee. Depending on the culture fit of your next hire, they can either reinforce your company’s mission, or they can dilute it. 5 Ways to Hire a Candidate that Matches your Company Culture. Employer Recruiting behavioural interview candidate Company Culture company fit company values diversity hire interview candidate Interview Questions job ad job description

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The Great Divide: Adapting to a Digitally Diverse Audience


Diverse Audience Among Digital Natives. Typically, marketing segments are based on demographics, geography, behavior, etc…, while your recruitment marketing segments likely target experience and cultural fit. But to break it down further, your platform and content choices must be geared toward an audience that’s diverse in their digital usage and preferences. Adapting to a Digitally Diverse Audience. Know your audience.

HR and Culture: 4 Fantastic Females Share Their Wisdom

Ms. Career Girl

The post HR and Culture: 4 Fantastic Females Share Their Wisdom appeared first on Ms. HR has evolved to meet the demands of businesses that are diverse yet increasingly interconnected. Leadership guru Meg Wheatley encourages leaders to move from heroes to hosts, ditch chaotic command-and-control culture and open up decision-making to untapped talent at all organisational levels. If you want to share your own tips on HR and culture, get in touch in the comments below.

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4 Strategies to Hire for Diversity with Mobile


Diversity Strategies for Workplace Diversity. Social Networking, Texting & Facebook as Diverse Candidate Source. This shows them that you truly are a bilingual work environment that values cultural diversity. HR Social Media AAP affirmative action diversity hiring minorities mobile technology OFCCP recruiting african americans recruiting hispanics recruiting minorities social recruiting

Why We Haven’t Fixed Our Diversity Problems

Water Cooler Wisdom

I’ll be the first to say I don’t have all the answers when it comes to diversity and inclusion. Diverse organizations perform better, are more innovative, and have more engaged employees. Most organizations understand the need to solicit talent from diverse sources and are successful at doing just that. What happens after these diverse hires start? Issue #2: We make D&I a program rather than a culture. We’re a diverse country, why isn’t this more natural?”

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VP of Equality Is The Rationalized Replacement for VP of Diversity at Salesforce.

The HR Capitalist

Take a look, interesting stuff from Salesforce as they seek to change the narrative from Diversity to Equality. There’s a lot of companies across America that struggle with Diversity hiring. They’re under-utilized in multiple job families, and even as they try to attract diverse talent, it hasn’t gone great. Turns out the answer isn’t more DIVERSITY, it’s more EQUALITY. We want to go beyond diversity and beyond inclusion to really achieve equality.”.

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How Recruiters Can Adapt to Major Shifts in Candidate Attitudes

Undercover Recruiter

Talent Acquisition balance Company Culture diversity Interviews Jobvite Kurt Jones remote work report WFH workforceThis past year has greatly altered the dynamics of the U.S.

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The real value of diversity

Penelope Trunk

I have found that the biggest cultural gap between rural life and city life has been the maximizer mindset. It’s easy to criticize someone else for having no clue about diversity. Really understanding cultural diversity is really understanding the gaps. DiversityI always thought leaving New York City would be good for me because when you live there, the push to get the best of everything is very strong.

How Cubicle Warriors Can Champion a Healthy Corporate Culture

Cube Rules

A healthy corporate culture must ultimately be owned and championed by the CEO and his or her management team. At the same time, a corporate culture lives and breathes by the actions front-line employees take every day. In our 20 years work to define and heal ailing corporate cultures, we’ve learned small changes can transform any from finger-pointing and overload to winning. . Great cultures are built at the level of project teams and employees.

How to Incorporate Company Culture Into Your Hiring Process


Company culture plays as important a role as any other factor of workplace prosperity. For this reason, including your culture and values in the hiring process is essential. In fact, 14 percent of hires don’t work out because of a failure to fit the company culture. Company culture can be difficult to explain to candidates who don’t yet have a feel for it. Here are a few ways to include company culture in your hiring process: Start with some research.