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The Nonprofit Gender Gap Still Exists—What We Can Do About It

There’s a big problem in the nonprofit sector, and every sector and industry for that matter. We’re living in 2015, and yet women are still not being treated as equals.
 
If you’re a woman in a top role, such as Executive Director or CEO, you’ve managed to beat the odds. ...




How Paypal Is Changing The Ratio And Culture For Women

One of the most controversial issues for women in the workplace is whether and how becoming a mother (or caretaker for other family members) impacts one's job and career priorities. The truth, of course, is that there are women of every stripe, with highly individual priorities, in the workforce. ...




Diversity And Inclusion: Essential To All Non-Profits

Diversity and inclusion are facing unprecedented political attacks. The Trump Era represents a backlash against both our first African-American president and the prospect of a female president. Indeed, many progressives view fear of the “other”—people of color, women, immigrants, Muslim and LGBTQI individuals—as the primary unifying principle of Trump’s supporters. ...




Pragmatic Generation Z Plans to Stay with Employers Longer

PHILADELPHIA—The oldest members of Generation Z have landed in the workforce, and their attitudes about their careers may be welcome news to major employers.They seem to view work life differently from their Millennial counterparts, showing more of a willingness to work for big companies and to stay put longer, according to Deborah Brecher, a managing director at Accenture Strategy. ...




Women's Equality Day: State of Women's Equality in the Workplace

The wage gap is by far the most visible and talked about issue when it comes to equal status for women in the workplace. But it's hardly the only one. Though they make up nearly half the workforce, women hold only 4% of CEO positions at S&P 500 companies, and just 16% of senior management roles. ...




Michelle Obama Calls for Work Environment that Values Women, Families

PHOENIX—Former First Lady Michelle Obama called on women to love themselves and lift each other up, to "demand to be valued." "We have to demand that the workplace support us," she told the WorkHuman 2017 conference on June 1. "There's lots of cultural and internal work that we have to do. ...




Avoiding “game over”: incorporating gamification successfully into recruitment and assessment

The concept of gamification: the application of games dynamics and design techniques to an activity to enhance motivation, is becoming increasingly popular across many areas of corporate life. HR is no exception. In 2014, Gartner noted that human resources is a particular growth area: “while customer-focused applications [of gamification] continue to be developed, there has been faster growth in employee-focused applications”. ...




Pay equity analysis software could aid compliance, talent acquisition

ADP releases pay analytics cloud software to help employers comply with new EEOC rules. But with the rules likely to be quashed, ADP is also marketing it for competitive hiring.
When ADP was developing its new pay equity analysis software, the payroll giant targeted employers looking to comply.. ...




High Volume Recruiting Tips

High-volume recruiters need as many applicants as possible, so they constantly deal with a large influx of applications under tight deadlines. Like Trump, they also need to stay organized. Some recruiters use homegrown methods or spreadsheets to organize their hiring efforts. ...




From Boomers to Millennials, here are workers’ top 6 benefit needs

Depending on which demographic they fall into (Baby Boomer, Gen-X, Millennial, etc.), employees have vastly different benefit needs. So why do so many employers offer a one-sized-fits-all benefits package?  At the 2017 Mid-Sized Retirement & Healthcare Plan Management Conference in Phoenix, AZ, President and CEO of Cowden Associates Inc. ...