Can Tech Increase Workplace Diversity?


Part of the buzz is being generated by new software technologies that promise to remove gender and ethnic bias from the hiring process. HR diversity HR tech HRtech workforce diversity workpace diversityBlind recruiting is a trending topic in HR. Products range from. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution.

5 Ways to Amplify Your Diversity Recruiting Efforts


Diversity, in my mind isn’t just about race, being female or a military veteran , but it can be. Diversity can also be about diversity of life, experiences and points of view that drive change, engagement and drive us to do work differently. Diversity Job Boards and Forums.

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.

Could Hiring Boot Camp Grads Help Boost Diversity in Tech?

The Undercover Recruiter

We’ve all been inundated with disappointing statistics about the persistent lack of diversity in the tech industry. Could Hiring Boot Camp Grads Help Boost Diversity in Tech? Employer Recruiting Alex North Boot Camps coding degree diversity TechnologyAnd with development positions on the rise nationwide, there is a clear need for employers to look at less traditional funnels when recruiting tech talent.

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. Hiring Technical People Hiring technical people and being hired can be difficult, no matter what the economy is doing. Use the tips here to hire better, or find a new job.

4 Strategies to Hire for Diversity with Mobile


Diversity Strategies for Workplace Diversity. This last couple weeks I’ve been working on a 15 page paper for a Wiley publication that I was asked to write about human resources, mobile, social media, and technology.

5 Hot Careers in Technology

Career Alley

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the outlook for technology careers is looking really good. There are lots of great reasons to consider careers in Technology. Today’s post covers some great careers in Technology.

Returnships: A Key Diversity Initiative


Goldman Sachs pioneered the idea of returnships in 2008 and maintains the program under their diversity and inclusion page. I am sure you have heard the story a thousand times before. A woman in the middle of her career has children and takes maternity leave.

The Impact of Wearable Technologies on HR


With the advent of Google Glass wearable technology has taken a big leap forward. That got me thinking how wearable technology might be a tool for HR. I am not certain how may HR people are using technology in that manner.

Being the Best Example of Personality Diversity

Hiring Technical People

I gave a talk at the Philly Emerging Technologies for the Enterprise earlier this week about managing the project portfolio. This is why you need personality diversity, especially on complex projects. hiring strategy personality type team diversityI was talking about people who start thinking at the 50,000 foot level (like me) and people who start thinking at the blades of grass level. We both move up and down, it’s just where we start.

Ep 98 – 3 More Emerging & Innovative HR Technologies #hrtechconf


As part of my pre-HR Technology conference coverage, I’m sitting down with 3 more startup founders and CEOs to talk about their products, services and technology offerings that make their company innovative and unique. Sierra-Cedar HR Technology Survey.

Don’t Forget that Age Is Part of Diversity


In discussions of diversity and inclusiveness most people include gender, race, and ethnicity. We think in terms of whether we have enough women in technology positions or leadership positions. We think in terms of having more racial diversity, especially in higher level positions. One area that is seldom considered in diversity and inclusiveness is age. For a company to have internal innovation it is important to take a broader view of diversity and inclusiveness.

New Technology That’s Helping Employees Improve Collaboration

Ms. Career Girl

Being able to hire workers with varying schedule needs or in dispersed locations is great — it broadens the pool of talent to choose from and improves diversity. With technology like applicant tracking, it’s easy to discover the very best employees from that larger pool.

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4 Reasons The Best Working Environments Are Multi-Generational

Career Realism

There's a good chance you have a diverse set of co-workers at your job. A clear example is the issue of technology. The young bulls (of whichever gender) want to have technology , technology, and more technology.

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10 Reasons for Considering a Career in Food Technology

Career Alley

Food technology is arguably one of the most important areas of food science that examines the actual production methods used to create the food we eat in as safe a manner as possible. Studying food technology grants you a deep understanding of how food is produced.

Does Your HR Technology Promote Employee Engagement?


What if it was a simple as the technology you use? Technology has become a major challenge for HR and IT departments. Have you ever considered that and touted the technology you have in place? Technology also affected by other factors.

5 Hot Careers for Technology College Grads

Career Alley

Technology Careers – Technology has been a hot career choice for a very long time. What’s more, the diversity of technology career choices provides great choices for just about anyone.

19 Female Founders & CEOs Working in HR Technology #HRTech


Conversely, the startup and technology industry is filled with males under age 30. Men are the majority job holders in technology and founders in the startup world. In the last six months half a dozen Silicon Valley companies have released their staffing and diversity data further exposing the hiring and industry gaps when it comes to tech. To help increase the number of women in technology, Google created a coding education program for women. Women in HR Technology.

Hire for Diversity of All Kinds

Hiring Technical People

Using Social Media to Network → Hire for Diversity of All Kinds Posted on March 18, 2009 by johanna I read a bunch of blogs, and Evolving Excellence is consistently good. It’s too easy if you have insufficient diversity to achieve group-think without meaning to.

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Resume Help – Financial Information Technology Project Manager

Careers Done Write

He is in the technology space, but originally came from a financial background and was at one point a CPA. He has diverse project management experience and most recently worked on a project in the telecommunication space as a manager.

Tips for Choosing the Right Technology for Financial Services

Imarticus Learning

Digital technology is driving the ever changing market, in an exponential manner. Technology is taking centre space as far as the financial services is concerned. It is not new that technology is holding hands with the financial sector, in fact financial services has been the biggest spender on IT. Technology is being considered as a channel to drive profitability and growth to the business. Financial technology is a commodity, and they need to think on those lines.

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THANK GOD FOR ASIANS: Google Releases Diversity Numbers.

HR Capitalist

Here''s some stat magic from the blog post at Google: "There are lots of reasons why technology companies like Google struggle to recruit and retain women and minorities. I''m looking at the Google diversity numbers and resisting the urge to wag the finger.

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. Additionally, thanks to the advancement of technology, it is now becoming more common to deal with clients, customers and employees from all over the world. Educate the team on the value of diversity.

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HireCentrix Forum :: Topic: IBM Finds Profit in Diversity (1/1)


IBM Finds Profit in Diversity. TOPIC: IBM Finds Profit in Diversity. IBM Finds Profit in Diversity. Gerstner initiated a diversity task-force initiative that would "uncover and understand differences among the groups and find ways to appeal to a broader set of employees and customers," according to HBS professor David A. IBMs diversity task forces benefited from all four. IBM Finds Profit in Diversity. Be our Friend.

Tech Managers: Time to Grow Up and Manage Like Humans

Hiring Technical People

I read Technology’s Man Problem in the New York Times this weekend. More diverse teams have a lower turnover rate. The more innovation you need in your product, the more diverse you need your team. cultural fit discrimination diversity Hiring Geeks That Fit management sexism technical skills I thought those days were long gone. I guess not. Since when it is acceptable to make any comment about anybody’s body part at work? Hello? Are we in the 7th grade?

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

Hiring Technical People

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. Here is what I did: I told everyone I knew that I was looking to increase the diversity of my teams.

Why Does the Tech Industry have a Gender Problem?

The Undercover Recruiter

However, even though the technology sector is growing substantially, it’s still dealing with an age-old problem: a lack of gender diversity. Recruiting Emma Melling Forward Role gender tech industry Technology Women

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Modernize Your Recruitment Marketing for Gen Z

The Undercover Recruiter

What’s the new competitive edge with these diverse, tech-savvy candidates entering the workforce? Recruiting generation z Montage recruitment marketing Technology Terri HerrmannEvery generation to enter the workforce has influenced recruiting strategy, and Gen Z is no different.

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5 Benefits of a Data-Driven Recruitment Strategy


First, the technology. Without better technology and all employee data available in a single system, recruiters will be hard-pressed to deliver the optimal headcount needed to deliver on business goals. Embed Diversity into Recruiting Process.

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Eliminating the Unconscious Bias in Hiring -The Blendoor App

Competitive Resumes

Stephanie created the Blendoor app out of seeing the need to provide more diverse job seekers. Directly combats the myth diversity hiring means “lowering the bar”. Stephanie created the Blendoor app out of seeing the need to provide more diverse job seekers. *

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Friday Five: Tech, HR Tech and a Good Night’s Sleep


I’m not much for market watching, myself, so I’ve gathered a handful of links on the related story that’s more interesting to me: diversity in tech. Jesse Jackson: The Civil Rights Leader’s Battle for Diversity in Tech. TechCrunch interviewed Reverend Jesse Jackson about his new efforts to push for diversity in the tech industry. HR diversity diversity in tech employment equity facebook online advertising Social Media startupsTGIF, friends!

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What is Affirmative Action Anyway?


We deliberated how imperative it is, in this day and age, that women be adequately represented in senior leadership positions, on boards of directors and in advisory roles, particularly within the HR and recruitment technology industry, where I work and consult.

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Hire Junior Employees; Think Harder About Contractors | Hiring.

Hiring Technical People

I believe in hiring a diverse team, especially in diversity of experience, and diversity of personality type. I encourage you to make that kind of diversity part of your hiring strategy.

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Organizations Strive for a New Level of Inclusiveness


Traditionally, inclusion was pair with diversity (as in Diversity & Inclusion) and implied a sense of “feeling included’ regardless of skin color, origin, culture or sexual orientation.

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How Can Recruiters Attract More Women to Tech Roles?

The Undercover Recruiter

IT, technology and subjects alike are predominantly studied by males, so is it really the employers’ fault? Recruiting Inclusion tech market tech professionals women in tech Workplace DiversityLet’s be honest, the stats aren’t great.

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STEM Education for Girls Is Good for the Economy


The importance of educating women and girls in the STEM fields (science, technology, engineering and math) was made apparent by a study just published by The World Economic Forum (WEF). The study talked about the impact of technology on jobs in the next 5 years.

Career Advice For Surviving Automation In The Workplace

Career Realism

A report earlier this year by Washington-based think tank Brookings Institution indicates that roughly 36 million Americans hold jobs with "high exposure" to automation — meaning at least 70 percent of their tasks could soon be performed by machines using current technology.

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Getting Uncomfortable in HR: Adapting to our Changing World


Globally our issues are similar – managers are worried about the next generation and how they ‘just don’t get it’ #socratessaiditfirst, we have increasingly diverse and contract-based workforces, and we’re all transitioning from wanting to do HR differently to needing to do it differently.

2016 130

Manufacturing Jobs Key in Economic Recovery


I strongly believe that diversity in the economy is critical and a strong manufacturing sector is vital. Understanding robotics, 3D printing, laser cutting, imbedding technology into products and a whole host of other high tech processes are the new norm.

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How to Manage Millennials: 8 Ways to Do it Right

The Undercover Recruiter

Because of the diverse makeup of offices today, employees are often grouped with the generations they fall under to study behavioral patterns easier. Employer Recruiting Baby Boomers generation x Guthrie-Jensen Jomel Alos Millennials TechnologyEach employee has different working styles.

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Are Fintechs Really An Enabler For The Traditional Banks

Imarticus Learning

Fintech or Financial Technologies is the new branch of technology that aims to improve and automate the delivery of financial services. But, since then, the technology has taken a diversion towards the consumer-oriented services.

If You Have Humans, You Need Human Resources


Ian Carleton Schaefer of Technology Employment Law told Tveten that “the wakeup call comes by way of litigation, investigation, or when the people strategy is not completely sound and investors or potential acquirers look at the operating model and it impacts their evaluation.

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Mobile Recruiting is a Form of Employee Age Discrimination


Change is the only certainty in life and these days the need for technology fuels much of the change especially from a business imperative. If your consumer facing marketing and product is so cutting edge, then why isn’t your internal and workplace technology.