Tag: equity

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 […]

Mississippi Pay Equity Law Takes Effect on July 1

Currently, only one state does not have an equal pay law, and that state is Mississippi. On July 1, 2022, Mississippi will join all other states when its equal pay law goes into effect. Let’s take a closer look.

3 Kinds of Equity to Keep Alive as We Return to the Office

An unexpected silver lining of the pandemic is “meeting equity,” or improved access to meetings for people who previously reported being left out. Although business was once informally carried out at the watercooler or after hours with just a smattering of team members present, remote working has meant all business must happen via video, with […]

Debunking Myths Around Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the Workplace 

Studies by the World Economic Council confirm that equitable and inclusive practices in the workplace result in higher profitability, increased innovation, and greater employee engagement than those that disregard the issues. Decidedly, creating a diverse workforce where all employees feel they belong and can perform at their best is no small feat. It takes a commitment […]

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HR Data Is a Mess: People Analytics Can Clean Up the Process

Every HR department has done it: Your team scrambles to sift through a year’s worth of data, stored in spreadsheets, e-mails, printouts, and some folder a manager left on your desk, all because head count planning is on the horizon. Why is it so hard? And how is it a headache every year? Outdated HR […]

Rosa de Leon on the Value of Leading with Empathy and Compassion

Before Rosa de Leon got her start in the human resources (HR) field, she specialized in food production, manufacturing, and restaurant businesses, having worked for companies including FreshDirect and Chipotle. After some time, she sought another opportunity that was more fulfilling and rewarding. Not long after, Rosa segued into the HR industry as a generalist, […]

How One HR Pro is Making an Impact with a Multi-Touch Mission

Christie Lindor spent the first two decades of her career working as a management consultant at some of the world’s top companies. Today, the first-generation Haitian American is a Workplace Culture and Inclusion expert that has earned a reputation for helping mid-sized and large organizations create high-performing, inclusive workplace cultures. As the principal of Tessi […]

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Favorites from 2021: Diversity Insight

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DE&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. Throughout the past year at HR Daily Advisor, we aimed to provide the […]

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Establishing Tangible, Measurable DEI Initiatives Requires Culture Change Management

Despite ongoing conversations about the business benefits of diversity and inclusion in the workplace—and the data to illustrate that diverse and inclusive companies are more successful—only 53% of employees believe their employer is meeting its diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) goals. Diverse employees still feel excluded from opportunities and underpaid, and the pandemic has only […]