Tag: DEI

Faces of HR: Holly Grogan Talks Building Empowered Teams, Positive Workspaces & Leading with Empathy

For more than 20 years, Holly Grogan has worked in a myriad of Human Resources (HR) roles with the goal of driving growth and profitability through strategic employee initiatives. While her first job out of undergrad was in recruiting, Grogan has spent majority of her career specializing in creating and building HR and talent strategies […]

The Power of an Inclusive Coaching Culture

Coaching can be instrumental in improving employee performance and retention. But how can a company foster a positive, inclusive coaching culture? Preeti D’mello, Global Head of Diversity and LeaD Academy at Tata Consultancy Services, weighs in with her insights as both an expert in diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) and a gestalt coach. Courageous. Determined. […]

5 Ways to Recruit Top Gen Z Talent

If you’re a hiring manager, you know hiring can be difficult. It’s not just about finding someone who meets the qualifications and can do the job; it’s about finding someone who will fit into your culture and your team. Your hiring strategy must account for the personalities and expectations of different generations. And if you’re […]

Language: How Do Our Choices Fit With an Inclusive Culture? 

Language is ever-evolving. In the history of language, words have emerged, disappeared, and completely changed in meaning. And today, we are at a pivotal time in history. We have a new awareness of how our language choices can either contribute to a more inclusive work environment or create barriers that can harm and divide. Let’s […]

Joseph Henry: Taking DEI Beyond the ‘D’

Too many organizations still let their diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) efforts stall out at the “D” stage and assume good diversity numbers mean they’re doing a decent job. Through a commitment to empowerment and a data-driven approach to decision-making, our focus for this diversity leadership profile demonstrates a level of commitment to inclusion and […]

Best of Faces of HR 2022

HR Daily Advisor‘s Faces of HR column is a weekly series, profiling the amazing work being done by members throughout the HR community. Not only do we take a closer look at the successes, challenges, aspirations, and opinions of HR professionals, but we also share personal experiences providing a bit more insight into each individual. This year, […]

Mental Health in the Workplace: A DEI Issue

Diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) issues were once an afterthought for most companies. But as research and data have revealed the financial upsides of investing in DEI, more and more companies are doing just that. Yet many still view DEI through the primary lens of race and gender. And while these certainly are important aspects, […]

All Fortune 100 Companies Now Have DEI Policies

Diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts have gained remarkable traction in recent decades. In the final third of the 20th century, DEI was effectively dominated by and focused exclusively on affirmative action—the idea that employee racial and gender demographics should more or less match the population-level demographics. It didn’t necessarily matter whether women and people of […]

What Does ‘Equity’ Really Mean to Effective DEI?

In preparing for this piece, I set my sights on demystifying the term “equity,” as in diversity, equity, and inclusion, (DEI). I wanted to explore the part equity plays in creating a healthier workplace culture, which led me to this question: “What exactly is the difference between ‘equity’ and ‘equality’?”  I came across this situation […]

Faces of HR: How One HR Pro’s Proactive Approach is Moving the Needle Forward in HR

Farzana Nayani has more than 20 years of experience in the DEI field, managing and directing programs, training and designing curriculum, offering thought leadership and organizational strategy. She is also an international keynote speaker, and business coach. Her company Farzana Nayani, Consulting & Training is a woman-owned business and minority-certified firm that specializes in diversity, […]