Diversity

Best Practice Awards 2020 inviting nominees from all over the world

By HR Vendor News | September 3, 2020

Palm Beach, FL: Leading Research Consortium Best Practice Institute is inviting nominations from all over the world for its esteemed Best Practice Awards 2020. The most coveted award in leadership and management, the BPI Awards aim to honor executives, innovators, CEOs, practitioners, and consultants who have been able to create a remarkable positive impact on…

Hiring the Best Talent Is Still a Priority for Businesses – According to New Study by the HR Research Institute

By HR Vendor News | July 16, 2020

Despite the economic setback and higher unemployment rates associated with the coronavirus crisis, talent acquisition (TA) remains a high priority for most organizations. Recent human resources (HR) research found that most HR professionals (81%) say their organization considers hiring the best talent to still be among their top ten priorities. Fewer, however, say hiring great…

HR Is Facing Serious Skills Gaps that Need Attention, Especially Right Now – According to New Study by the HR Research Institute

By HR Vendor News | June 25, 2020

Although HR professionals tend to be highly educated, with 41% holding a master’s degree or higher, their professed areas of expertise do not often align well with today’s crisis. Whereas a majority consider themselves experts in the area of “employment, recruitment and placement,” relatively few say they have expertise in risk management or health and…

Expectations for HR are Higher than Ever Before – According to New Study by the HR Research Institute

By HR Vendor News | June 22, 2020

Even before the current coronavirus pandemic, most human resources (HR) professionals were unprepared to thrive in the future. Now that the crisis has hit, more is demanded from HR than at any other time in history. The free research report, The Future of the HR Function 2020, is now available for download.  HR.com’s Research Institute…

Organizations’ Struggle with Diversity and Inclusion is Real – According to New Study by the HR Research Institute

By HR Vendor News | June 18, 2020

Only 23% of human resources (HR) professionals view their own company’s diversity and inclusion (D&I) practices in the “advanced” or “vanguard” stages of D&I maturity.  Further, of those with direct responsibility for D&I, only 16% say more than half of their role is allocated to that function. The free research report, State of Diversity &…

Initiatives are Lacking to Increase the Proportion of Women in Business Leadership – According to New Study by the HR Research Institute

By HR Vendor News | June 11, 2020

Women remain under-represented in business leadership positions, and most organizations are not doing all they can to remedy the situation. The majority of HR professionals (68%) say their company does not hold senior leaders personally accountable for increasing the number of women in leadership positions. In addition, most companies (77%) are not incentivizing managers to…

Corporate Diversity & Inclusion Leaders to Come Together in Dialogue Group to Accelerate Change in Corporate America

By HR Vendor News | June 9, 2020

Palm Beach Gardens, FL, June 8, 2020: Best Practice Institute (BPI) will host Chief Diversity Officers from leading organizations for dialogue groups to accelerate diversity and inclusion practices into their Talent Management programs. Following a week of protests and many statements from the world’s largest corporations supporting change, this important discussion will provide Diversity &…

Businesses Offering Voluntary Employee Benefits Are Reaping the Rewards – According to New Study by the HR Research Institute

By HR Vendor News | May 19, 2020

At a time when many employees and employers are under financial stress, some organizations are assisting them via various types of voluntary benefits, as suggested by new research from HR.com.  Voluntary benefits can potentially also help improve the overall employee experience and address the problematic issue of work/life balance. The free research report, Voluntary Benefits…

INSPIRE, the unparalleled virtual event in the HR space, fills the conference void this year with over 300 sessions, 500 exhibitors and an estimated 30,000 attendees

By HR Vendor News | May 5, 2020

Jacksons Point, Ontario, Canada — HR.com, the largest network of human resource (HR) executives, will be hosting an all-inclusive virtual event, INSPIRE, from June 22 – 26, 2020 with five days of valuable content, including ten different tracks of education for HR professionals (two themed tracks) per day.  As the foremost trusted industry resource for…

Research Points to Common Sense Factors to Create Belonging in the Workplace

By HR Vendor News | March 30, 2020

In today’s uncertain times, it has never been more important for employees to feel a sense of security in the organizations they devote their time and energy to work for. A recent survey of 1,000 employees across industries in five countries showed a large majority of people (82%) feel some sense of belonging in their…