Tag: DEI efforts

HR Query: Cracking the Skills Code

The hunt for talent is on, but are we focusing on the right things? In this week’s HR Query, Carina Cortez, Chief People Officer at Cornerstone, challenges traditional hiring methods and explores the rise of skills-based recruitment. Learn how HR leaders are shifting their focus from resumes to real-world abilities, crafting a new paradigm for building a high-performing and future-proof workforce. So, are you ready […]

DEI Isn’t About Taking Away from Anyone—It’s About More for Everyone

Diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) programs are not new but the vitriol around them seems to be gaining steam in certain circles, with some even calling for DEI to be completely eradicated. Research has shown that DEI, when done well, leads to many positive outcomes for organizations while the lack of it has many undesirable […]

High Profile Debate Over Corporate DEI Efforts

In the corporate world, the topic of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) has sparked a debate among some of the most influential business leaders. While some captains of industry view DEI as a crucial strategy for business success, others see the discipline as a lot of puffery without much substance. A recent article by Fortune […]

Embracing A Holistic Approach to DEI in 2024

The past three years have been an arduous journey for HR leaders to say the least, navigating the landscape of the pandemic, the loss of talent during the Great Resignation, and continued economic uncertainty. Amidst this, I’ve seen first-hand a significant shift emerging within the HR industry– a resounding rise in an employee-first mentality by […]

Kari Mayfield: Pioneering Diversity and Inclusion at Ping Identity

Kari Mayfield’s professional journey offers a unique perspective on the evolving role of diversity and inclusion within the corporate sector. Currently serving as the Global Diversity Inclusion Leader at Ping Identity, Mayfield has navigated a career that spans various industries and roles, leading her to a position where she can significantly impact workplace culture. Her […]

HR Works Podcast: A Look Back at Favorites from 2023

We made it to the finish line! It’s the end of 2023 and what an eventful year for the HR community and our HR Daily Advisor audience. The world of human resources is constantly evolving, and this year’s lineup of HR Works Podcast episodes provided an endless supply of great conversations featuring expert guests, industry […]

Best of DEI Content 2023

This year, there was not only pushback from diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging (DEIB) initiatives by some organizations, but there was also pushback from DEIB programs in various industries. Despite these setbacks, fostering an environment of DEIB is more important than ever – and the businesses that embrace these values are the ones that will thrive […]

DEI and Mental Health: Keys to Improving Intertwined Workforce Initiatives

Back in 2019, before Black Lives Matter and George Floyd put an overdue spotlight on companies’ role in advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI), we at DMi realized our usual approach of self-reliance on overcoming challenges wasn’t cutting it. We began a search for a consultant who could advise us on the best path forward […]

The ABCs of DEI in Recruiting

An acronym on the hearts, minds, and lips of most corporate hiring leaders today—and on their to-do lists—is DEI (diversity, equity, and inclusion) and how to incorporate it into their recruitment practices. You don’t need a business degree from Harvard to understand the practical benefits of DEI, which range from bolstering creativity and innovation to […]

How Companies Are Quietly Backsliding on Diversity and Gender Equity

There’s no question that we’re facing a time of skepticism about and hostility toward diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) efforts. As a DEI consultant based in Florida, I have a front-row seat.  On the other hand, my role affords me countless opportunities to connect with people who are passionate about this work. Every day, I […]