Category: Diversity & Inclusion

Diversity and inclusion (D&I) is an important and ongoing strategy of any HR plan. Ensuring that your company supports hiring, engaging, and retaining diverse workers with varied backgrounds will set your company up for long-term success and an increased bottom line. This topic offers the latest strategies for talent management, key insights from diversity leaders, case studies on D&I in the workplace, and more.

Three Strategies for Developing a Positive & Inclusive Hybrid Employee Experience

To be successful, companies must cultivate a workforce that is happy, engaged, and productive. The employee work experience must be positive, balanced, and inclusive, regardless of the worker’s location or role. It’s a tall order, especially when the work environment and employee expectations have changed so dramatically over the past several years. Remote and hybrid […]

Faces of HR: Dr. Shirley Knowles on the Importance of Listening, Valuing Talent & Taking Action

Here at HR Daily Advisor, our week-long virtual celebration of diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging is well underway – and it doesn’t stop with our latest Faces profile, which features Dr. Shirley Knowles, Chief Inclusion and Diversity Officer at Progress — a leading provider of products to develop, deploy, and manage high-impact applications. Progress isn’t only the company’s […]

More Companies Exploring Virtual Travel Benefits to Ensure Inclusivity and Uniqueness

The employment landscape forever changed as the pandemic set off near unprecedented churn throughout American industries. Whether it be low pay, lack of opportunity, or difficulty maintaining a work-life balance, the workforce took notice of their employer’s deficiencies and made it known what they expect from their next job. The employee is now in high […]

HR Works Presents Pages of HR: An Inclusive Workplace for All (Part I)

Today’s Pages of HR is presented as part of our sponsored Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging Week. This episode is a special one as we’re talking and learning about what it means to create an LGBTQ2+ inclusive workplace. I’m joined by Michael Bach, author of Alphabet Soup: The Essential Guide to LGBTQ2+ Inclusion at Work. Alphabet […]

Why Bringing Veterans to Your Team Benefits All

Veterans learn formidable skills in the military to make themselves an asset on the battlefield, and those skills, predictably, often serve them well in the civilian business world. The skills can range from soft skills—like building trust—to hard skills—such as advanced programming or logistics. There are also financial incentives for hiring veterans that employers should […]

HR Works Presents A Seat at the Table: Advancing Disability Inclusion in the Workplace

Today’s A Seat is presented as part of HR Daily Advisor‘s sponsored Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging Week. I’m joined by Jessica Tuman, Head of Enterprise ESG at Voya Financial. She also leads the company’s Voya Cares program, which specializes in financial planning needs and advocacy for those with special needs and disabilities, as well […]

Three Invisible Barriers to DEI Progress and How to Overcome Them

Businesses say they want to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion, but many are failing to make progress towards their DEI goals, according to 500+ HR managers contributing to the 2022 Torch Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Survey. Torch’s Elizabeth Weingarten reveals the hidden barriers to DEI progress, and offers advice for HR professionals looking to […]

Fostering Employee Belonging with Three DEI Programs

Forget creating cool vibes with trendy office furniture and ping-pong tables. Forget the happy hours of yesteryear or scheduling an ice cream social. While these perks are fun and offer a respite from day-to-day tasks, today’s workplace (whether virtual or in-person) demands much deeper engagement. Employees hold the upper hand for the first time in […]

Making a Difference: A Data-Driven Approach to Impacting DEI

We often note the circuitous and fortuitous paths that lead many of the subjects in our series on diversity leaders to their careers. So many start out far from any kind of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) work and find their DEI calling after years spent in marketing, sales, or some other corporate function. LaTanya Flix, […]

Chely Wright: Memorable Moments Making an Impact

Without 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 have and has historically had some notable stars of color, it’s largely dominated by white artists, and the music heavily focuses on themes […]