How to deal with ageism in the workplace

Posted by & filed under Diversity and Inclusion.

Ageism means treating someone unfairly because of their age, especially if they’re 45 or older. People might think older workers are slow or not good with technology, but that’s not true. And ageism in the workplace usually happens during hiring, promotion, and during social events like:  Ageism in the workplace can manifest in various subtle… Read more »

20 Gender Identity Terms You Should Know

Posted by & filed under Diversity and Inclusion.

The conversation around gender identity is evolving in general and at work. It’s a complex and delicate subject with a lot of diverse terms. Because of this, mistakes happen. For example, if refer to a colleague with a pronoun they don’t use that could cause problems in the workplace. In this article, we’ll explain the… Read more »

5 Top Racial Diversity Stats + Expert Tips for Job Descriptions

Posted by & filed under Diversity and Inclusion.

As the modern workplace emphasizes racial diversity, hiring people from different racial backgrounds is more important than ever. Having different races in our workplace is good. It means we get lots of different ideas and experiences. So, this helps us solve problems better, come up with new ideas, and also makes our employees happier. Awareness… Read more »

5 Examples of a Diversity and Inclusion Plan Template

Posted by & filed under Diversity and Inclusion.

DEI culture in your company starts with a solid strategy. Think of this as creating a road map to your DEI goals. If you’re not sure where to start, these 5 examples of a diversity and inclusion plan template might be useful. What is a Diversity and Inclusion Policy, and why is it important?   Before… Read more »

10 Helpful Tips to Build an Inclusive Workplace

Posted by & filed under Diversity and Inclusion.

A Deloitte survey found that 80% of employees valued diversity and inclusion when making employment decisions. When you start to put in place inclusion tips for the workplace, you will see a boost in employee satisfaction and morale will also increase. As a result of an inclusive workplace, you’ll be better able to meet the… Read more »

8 Best Strategies for Sourcing Underrepresented Talent

Posted by & filed under Diversity and Inclusion.

Diversity is a key tenet for companies in a world that demands it. There are many benefits of a diverse workforce, from improving team relationships to encouraging innovation and improving decision-making. But despite the benefits of a diverse workforce, companies still struggle to source and retain diverse talent. For example, in the U.S. tech industry,… Read more »

9 Helpful Examples of SMART Goals for Diversity & Inclusion

Posted by & filed under Diversity and Inclusion.

The modern business world is changing for the better, at least when it comes to the policies, laws, and regulations around diversity and inclusion. And the importance of D&I for organizational success is being proved time after time. So, that’s why it’s ideal to have smart goals for diversity & inclusion. Businesses in all sectors… Read more »

10 Benefits of Inclusion in the Workplace

Posted by & filed under Diversity and Inclusion.

Let’s be honest. There’s no way any business can doubt the significance and effectiveness of diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Deloitte found that businesses with a diverse workforce had a per-worker profit 2.3 times greater than others. According to research by Gartner, inclusive teams boost productivity by as much as 30% in highly diverse… Read more »

6 Businesses that Hire People with IDD (Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities)

Posted by & filed under Diversity and Inclusion.

Source: Photo by Austin Distel on Unsplash Intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) are a range of conditions that affect a person’s cognitive and adaptive functioning. People with IDD may experience challenges in communication, social skills, learning, and daily living activities.  Despite these challenges, people with IDD have skills, talents, and abilities that can contribute to… Read more »

The Importance of Job Descriptions for Employers

Posted by & filed under Job Descriptions.

The importance of job descriptions for employers is vital to the hiring process. JDs show your unique culture and set employee expectations. To create quality JDs, you’ll need to do more than list the basic tasks, requirements, and skills for a position.  For instance, your JDs should include your company’s core values and social responsibilities…. Read more »

What is Conscious Inclusion?

Posted by & filed under Diversity and Inclusion.

Inclusion-based workplaces have advantages. Including improved employee emotional well-being and retention. So, how can you practice “conscious inclusion” at work?   One way is conscious inclusion training to help prevent bias and conflicts that arise when you least expect them.  What is Conscious Inclusion? Before we dive into inclusion training and examples, let’s define “conscious… Read more »

7 Tips to Create Diverse Interview Panels

Posted by & filed under Diversity and Inclusion.

The first step to building an efficient diversity recruiting process is to have diverse interview panels. 68% of candidates believe a diverse interview panel is essential to better hiring experiences and outcomes. Diverse interview panels should include interviewers with diverse characteristics: age race gender identity sexual orientation skills experience When your interview panels are diverse,… Read more »

The Ultimate List of Job Description Best Practices

Posted by & filed under Job Descriptions.

There are many elements involved in attracting the best candidates to your open roles. But an experienced HR pro knows that it all starts with job descriptions. The way you structure, brand, market, and write your job description has a big impact on your hiring strategy, and helps you attract the right candidates. That’s why… Read more »

Gen Z Is Leading the Way for Workplace Equality

Posted by & filed under Diversity and Inclusion.

Gen Z is leading the charge for workplace equality like never before. With their unique insights and values, this generation strives to create a more inclusive and equitable future for all. If you work in HR, it’s key to recognize and understand this powerful influence on the modern workforce. In this age of social awareness,… Read more »

How to Become a Good Diversity Recruiter (5 Tips)

Posted by & filed under Diversity and Inclusion.

If you’ve been asking yourself, “How do I become a good diversity recruiter?” then I’ve got some answers for you. Starting a career in diversity recruitment is fulfilling and comes with a good salary. But there are a number of skills you’ll need before getting started. This includes having relevant experience in HR and recruitment,… Read more »