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.

How Wage Transparency Laws Impact Immigration

With the start of the new year, two additional states enacted laws requiring employers to provide salary ranges on job postings. On January 1, 2023, California and Washington enacted wage transparency laws, joining Colorado, New Jersey and New York City. These laws were enacted in response to calls from advocates for fair treatment of similarly […]

How Family-Building Benefits Can Attract and Retain Diverse Talent in 2023

The Great Resignation of 2022 created a pervasive issue across all enterprise organizations: attracting and retaining top talent. In fact, 63% of recruiters say the talent shortage is their biggest problem, and, as a result, leaders are scrambling to implement policies, perks and other benefits to set their business apart from competitors. Corporations evaluating company-differentiating […]

Racial Disparities in Remote Work Preferences

Businesses around the world have been struggling to strike the right balance when it comes to remote work. Now that government-imposed COVID-19 pandemic restrictions are a thing of the past, there’s no longer a requirement that businesses allow workers to work from home, and companies are trying to determine both whether remote work is a […]

Revealed: More Than 25% of Over 40’s Believe They Didn’t Get Hired Because of Their Age

Few doubt the existence of ageism in the workplace. In fact: 64% of over 40s believe age-based discrimination in the workplace is common, while just 50% say the same about racism. 34% of US workers in their 40s feel their age ‘holds them back’ at work – more than sexism, disabilities or sexual orientation. 60% […]

What Should Your Company Code of Ethics Contain?

A single corporate scandal can be enough to leave a company’s reputation in tatters in no time. From Volkswagen’s emissions scandal to the collapse of Enron – cases of corporate misconduct have prompted companies across the globe to take measures to make sure employees put their most ethical foot forward.  A company’s code of ethics […]

Leveraging a Background in Marketing to Drive DEI Results

James Kinney is Chief People Officer at Media.Monks, a global content, data, and media firm. That seems to be a great fit for Kinney, who has leveraged his marketing background—in addition to his passion for helping people—to create a successful career spanning two decades as a diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) leader. Kinney says his […]

Sources of Bias in Your Current Hiring Process – and How to Mitigate Them

Taking mental shortcuts is one thing that makes us uniquely human. When making decisions, our brains use both our past experiences and the norms and expectations of the communities, cultures, and systems we live within – with both positive and negative impacts. While we understand this is human nature, it is also the root of […]

Does Your Recession Planning Consider DEI? It Should

In recent years, companies of all sizes have made strides in the areas of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI); however, as a recession looms, many worry these gains may be lost as financial challenges supplant corporate focus on social issues. Companies must maintain their commitments to DEI, which will define corporate culture and productivity both […]

10 DEI Metrics That Matter

What gets measured gets done. Diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) are top of mind for companies large and small, but making notable progress on long-standing challenges around DEI requires a plan to set goals and then collect timely and relevant data to track progress. Companies have invested millions into DEI initiatives. When a company spends […]