Will Gaines

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Seeing and owning the power of diversity

Many companies tell their employees they care about inclusiveness. Why? Because it’s good for business. Plus, studies show workers care about …

Resource Planning

Amazon’s board adopts shareholder-backed diversity proposal

Late last year, following the resignation of Amazon Studios head Roy Price amid allegations of sexual harassment, investor coalition CtW Investment …

Sexual Harassment

Congress Doesn’t Report Diversity Because It Doesn’t Have to

While federal agencies must report the diversity of their employees, there is no such requirement of Congress<p>If you ask a House or Senate office to …

The Workplace

Starbucks training focuses on the evolving study of unconscious bias

Starbucks has an ambitious plan to try to address discrimination and unconscious bias by training nearly 175,000 of its workers one afternoon later …

Denny's

Amazon Delivers a Turnaround in Board Diversity Approach

In a regulatory filing on Monday Amazon decided to take a proactive stance on board diversity. Initially employees at Amazon were struggling to understand why the company opposed a shareholder board diversity proposal. It required the directors to formally consider women and minority candidates …

Rooney Rule

What Amazon’s Board Is Getting Wrong About Diversity and Hiring

Amazon came under fire last week after its board opposed a shareholder proposal to increase the diversity of the board. CtW Investment Group, an activist shareholder group, requested that Amazon implement something much like the “Rooney Rule,” a requirement instituted by the NFL in 2003 that every …

Human Resources

Nike Aims to Transform Troubled Workplace With New Diversity Initiatives

The sportswear giant is investing in management training and recruiting programs to place more women and minorities in leadership positions, the …

Workplace Diversity

Amazon Had Opposed a Requirement to Interview Diverse Board Candidates. Now It's Embracing the 'Rooney Rule.'

Last week, Amazon’s board recommended opposing a shareholder proposal aimed at increasing the board’s diversity. This week, they’ve changed their …

Rooney Rule

Designing the Inclusive Employee Experience

Full disclosure: I’ve been internet fan-girling over Joe Gerstandt for a while now. Why, you may ask. Well, his Twitter bio says, in part, <i>“I speak,</i> …

Talent Managers Should Prepare for a World of Data-Driven HR 3.0

Today we find ourselves in the middle of a turbo-charged version of Britain’s Industrial Revolution. Since the late 1970s in the U.S., GDP per worker …

Innovation

How Big Data Can Make a Big Difference in HR

HR has been slow to adopt data analytics. SAP's chief learning officer discusses why companies must incorporate data into the HR process and other …

Wharton School

Everything You Need To Know About People Analytics from Pfizer’s Head Of Talent Analytics

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Big Data

People data: How far is too far?

​The use of workforce data to analyze, predict, and help improve performance has exploded over the last few years. But as organizations start to use …

Analytics

How HR Analytics play in Digital Age

Today every company is acting on the digital transformation or at least talking about digital transformation. While it is important to drive it by …

Employee Engagement

Are HR Metrics and Workforce Analytics Truly Necessary?

October 26, 2016<p>I have 3 questions that I need answered separately apa format with in text citation and references.<p>Q1. Are HR Metrics and Workforce …

Project Management

Economists at Minneapolis Fed meeting explore persistent racial gaps in hiring, wealth

Researcher says efforts to eliminate employer biases may be backfiring.

Federal Reserve

Using Analytics to Link Leadership Development to Customer Satisfaction

“It is not the employer who pays the wages…. It is the customer who pays the wages.”<p>A lot has changed since Henry Ford first made this statement, but …

Employee Engagement

Why HR needs to up its game in strategic people analytics

HR is not yet using people analytics to improve business outcomes, argues workforce analytics advisor Max Blumberg. How can we address this? With …

Big Data

Top 30 people in Big Data and Analytics

Unlike other lists, this is not based on Twitter or social media, but also on contributing directly to the industry, and focuses on those who had …

Big Data

Roundtable for campus employers opens dialogue on diversity, inclusion

<i>Left to right: MBA students Erin Gums, Fabian Poliak, Tam Emerson, Atim Okorn and Liz Koenig participate in the Career Management Office’s employer</i> …

UC Berkeley

The Eight Step Model for Purposeful HR Analytics

<i>Jonathan Ferrar is a respected consultant, speaker, and author in HR strategy, workforce analytics, and the Future of Work. This article is adapted</i> …

Big Data

Top People Analytics Articles for Spring 2018: A Fresh Take on Actionable People Data

The appetite for people analytics has grown, and so have the expectations for the business results they produce. The consensus among academics, …

Big Data

The American Workplace Is Far Less Diverse Than You Might Think

Sure, your company might be diverse—but what about the workers it outsources to?Around the globe this May 1st, the workers of the world will unite in …

The Workplace

The evolving role of the CFO could help teams build gender diversity

The finance function is changing, and so is its workforce. Technological advances, globalization, and an increasing reliance on big data analytics are shifting the skill sets required of finance employees. No longer are hard-nosed accounting chops enough; today’s financial leaders must be just as …

Gender Diversity

Conquering HR Analytics in A Technology Driven World

To say technology has been changing rapidly is an understatement. A few years back, big data was all the talk and now it has become an assumption …

Data Warehousing

What should you know before buying analytics for HR?

Follow:<p>As analytics capabilities expand across HR technology, the rise of new terms and the blurring of existing terms...<p>can often leave buyers and …

Big Data

Finally, a definition of workplace inclusion that's truly actionable

Once a fringe initiative, diversity in the workplace is now taboo for companies <i>not</i> to promote.<p>Countless studies show that diverse teams are more innovative, better at making decisions, and literally boost bottom lines. Yet more often than not, diversity programs become window dressing: buzzwords …

Workplace Diversity

Why short 'unconscious bias' programs aren't enough to end racial harassment and discrimination

An evaluation of 40 years of research has found that diversity training workshops have only a small effect in reducing bias against members of …

Employment

Facts About Racial Inequality in the Workplace

Racial inequality in the workplace isn't always an issue of simply who is and isn't hired -- it can also be about who is promoted and who is able to …

The Workplace

Diversity Is Difficult

Diversity in the workplace creates friction. It forces people to work harder, challenges their assumptions, makes them less sure of themselves.<p>This …

The Workplace