Diversity and Inclusion

How to build a better, happier, and more loyal workforce

Written by Amit Sidhpura | September 25, 2019 | Diversity and Inclusion, HR Innovation

(Note: This is part two of a series analyzing diversity and inclusion in the workforce. Part one detailed five business benefits of a total-organization commitment to diversity and inclusion.) This article will look at the transformative impact that a total-organization commitment to D&I can have on your workforce—especially if employees come to believe in your ...read more

5 perks of fully committing to diversity & inclusion

Written by Amit Sidhpura | September 25, 2019 | Diversity and Inclusion, HR and AI, HR Innovation

This two-part article series details the importance of making a total-organization commitment to diversity and inclusion. When you think of diversity and inclusion what do you think of? Perhaps race, bias, prejudice, unfairness? Maybe all of these things? But why don’t you first think of creativity? Or openness, drive, and excellence? Therein lies one problem ...read more

Joanna Daly discusses how HR has evolved and how to adapt

Written by Dan Cheuvront | August 23, 2019 | Candidate Experience, Diversity and Inclusion, Employee Experience...

This story is part of Talent Pioneers, a series of profiles on leaders transforming the future of HR. Perhaps it’s all of her international travel that has made Joanna Daly rethink boundaries to be less about constraints and more about opportunities. In the world of IBM HR, where technologies such as artificial intelligence are pushing ...read more

Adverse Impact Analysis: Common challenges and possible solutions

Written by Nigel Guenole and others | April 1, 2019 | Diversity and Inclusion, Smarter Workforce

Dr. Jane Wu and Dr. Sheri Feinzig also contributed to this article. Adverse impact is a critical consideration when making decisions about employees. Anyone using tools to assist with decisions – whether traditional assessment methods or newer technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI) – needs to understand what adverse impact is, how to measure it, ...read more

Rewriting the Rules of HR and Embracing Technology

Written by Louise Raisbeck | February 13, 2019 | Diversity and Inclusion, HR Innovation, Skills...

With more than 25 sessions dedicated to HR topics at the Think 2019 conference this week, where do you begin? Many talent acquisition and management executives started at yesterday’s HR Exchange. They heard from a number of industry experts and HR executives who have rewritten the rules and embraced technology to acquire and retain the ...read more

Six Most Popular Smarter Workforce Stories of 2018

Written by Tracy Sullivan | January 28, 2019 | Diversity and Inclusion, HR and AI, Smarter Workforce...

What stories were you, our Smarter Workforce readers, spending time with in 2018? Apparently, you are a well-rounded group because topics across the HR spectrum caught your interest. You made all of our authors feel the love. That’s what we like about you. Based on our calculations, here are the most popular stories published on ...read more

How AI Can Help Shed Bias Baggage and Where to Start in HR

Written by Barrett Richardson | October 29, 2018 | Diversity and Inclusion, HR and AI, Smarter Workforce

It’s hard to go to an HR conference these days and not hear about AI, diversity, or bias — or all of the above! Some people are worried that AI will take their jobs. I say AI can help people do their jobs – and avoid introducing bias in the process. Right now, HR professionals ...read more