DEIB: Designing for a Post-Pandemic World
Many organizations still have a long way to go when it comes to diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging (DEIB). This study, based on a review of more than 70 articles and interviews with 10 DEIB leaders and 20 HR leaders, answers several critical questions:
How NonprofitReady can help you give back this #GivingTuesday and all year round
Thanksgiving is ultimately a time to express gratitude. In the spirit of paying it forward this season, we have the perfect recipe to help you give back.
Why employee development is crucial in driving career growth
Employees are your organization’s most important asset. Yes, they’re more important than your server capacity, office chairs and even, shockingly, PowerPoint presentations. No matter what else is on your “2023 priorities list,” nothing at your organization can work without working people.
Cultivate a culture of belonging with conversational learning
People learn best from one another by actively engaging in sensitive dialogues and listening to different perspectives, even if they have different backgrounds and beliefs. Yet many organizations struggle with implementing diversity programs that successfully affect behavioral change and increase shareholder value. Research has shown that compulsory diversity training sometimes does more harm than good, resulting in hostility and resistance toward opposing views.
The need for whole-person health: World Mental Health Day 2022
Content warning: This article discusses themes of mental health, including depression, self-harm and suicide.
Women’s Equality Day 2022: The true power of Amplification in the workplace
The 19th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution, ratified in 1920, ensures voting rights for everyone regardless of gender. And in 1971 (51 years later), Congress designated August 26 as Women’s Equality Day. The right for all people to vote and Women’s Equality Day came into being because women and their allies amplified their voices.
Strategies and Tools for Driving Learner Engagement
Many organizations are prioritizing learning to attract, retain, and grow top talent, but implementing the strategies at the right time for the right learner can be tough. Doing it with tight resources, even tougher. Andersen Corporation has experienced this. They knew it wasn’t enough to follow the standard “if you build it, they will come” mentality for learning.
The 3 top skills every organization needs to ensure an inclusive work culture
Diversity. Equity. Inclusion. Belonging.
The ROI of the right skills strategy
The global skills gap persists—and new research from the Cornerstone People Research Lab revealed a growing Skills Confidence Gap as well. The latter tells us that employers are largely confident in their ability to support skill development, but the enthusiasm isn’t shared by their employees. Both gaps represent serious threats to an organization’s future readiness.
Three essential elements for a future-ready workforce
The notion of “future ready” can mean different things, but there is one common thread when the topic is discussed within forward-thinking organizations. It’s possible for both employees and the company to thrive even within a very fluid and challenging operating environment as long as the right structural and technological elements are in place. Three key factors help create and maintain this ability to thrive: