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Diversity And Inclusion: A Beginner’s Guide For HR Professionals

Josh Bersin called diversity and inclusion one of the hottest topics of 2019.

He has said that it is “not an HR program, but a business strategy. It is true that the “needle is driven by HR”; however, it is not enough for it to be solely an HR program.

With Salesforce’s pledge to achieve workplace equality through its recent appointment of their first Chief Equality Officer and diversity initiatives at more than 75% of Fortune 1000 companies, his prediction is coming true. The issue stems from the fact that 70% of companies believe they are effective at attracting and retaining diverse employees, yet only 11% actually understand what it is. Continue reading

Workplace Incentives: What Top Talent Really Wants

Today’s candidate-driven market is pushing companies to invest in more than just competitive salaries to attract top talent.

Potential employers are offering an array of incentives, from flex time to limitless vacation to childcare reimbursement. This makes it an exciting time to be a job seeker. You can now consider which benefits will mesh best with your lifestyle, then look for positions that enhance your life.

Not sure where to start? This graphic from Company Folders, Inc. will walk you through the top ten workplace incentives to watch out for in your job search.

Spending too much time scanning resumes, guessing what would make a good hire for the position? Continue reading

Diversity Hiring: 6 Steps To Hiring More Diverse Candidates

People analytics thought leader Josh Bersin has stated that workplace diversity and inclusion is a top priority for 2019. Companies have notably stepped up. Intel CEO Brian Krzanich has pledged $300 million to increase the diversity hiring of women and underrepresented minorities.

It’s time to step up and do more. It’s not good enough to say we value diversity. -Brian Krzanich, Intel CEO

That’s why I’ve created this 6 step how-to guide for attracting diverse candidates to help you achieve your diversity hiring goals.

What is diversity hiring? A definition

Diversity hiring is hiring based on merit with special care taken to ensure procedures are free from biases related to a candidate’s age, race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, and other personal characteristics that are unrelated to their job performance. Continue reading