Hello ASHHRA and IFD Members:
Here are more informative webinars for you and your staff. Register today and take advantage of these learning opportunities.
Topic: Predictive Analytics for Human Resources
Date: Tuesday, March 20
Time: 10 a.m. PT, 11 a.m. MT, 12 p.m. CT, 1 p.m. ET
Duration: 60 minutes
Presenter: Nik Shaw, partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
Ranjan Dutta, director, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
Price: Free for ASHHRA members | $24.99 for non-members (Join ASHHRA and you can register for FREE!)
As health care HR leaders are being challenged to mobilize and manage talent to help their health care organizations return to growth, these systems are increasingly looking to harness the power of predictive analytics to provide insight and indicators to help them effectively tackle their global talent management issues.
Please click here to register
ASHHRA Annual Conference & Exposition, Sept. 22-25 — for details and to register by March 31, click here.
Topic: Leveraging Employee Resource Groups
Date: Wednesday, March 28,
Time: 10 a.m. PT, 11 a.m. MT, 12 p.m. CT, 1 p.m. ET
Duration: 90 minutes
Presenters: Le Joyce Naylor, executive director of diversity and inclusion/senior administrator of community relations and diversity, Cleveland Clinic
Andres Gonzalez, director of diversity and community outreach/interim supplier diversity, Cleveland Clinic
This presentation will discuss Employee Resource Groups (ERGs), how they are used as a key component in cultural competency, as well as successes, challenges, and opportunities.
Price: Free for IFD members | $99.99 for non-IFD members
Please click here to register.
Institute for Diversity National Conference, June 5-6 — for details and to register by March 15, click here.
Tightening the diversity divide in healthcare leadership
Healthcare Finance News Share
While a majority of healthcare professionals believe in the strong benefits a diverse leadership team would bring to their organization, less than 15 percent believe hospitals have taken the plunge in closing the broad diversity gap within the last five years, according to a new report published by Witt/Kieffer, entitled "Diversity as a Business Builder in Healthcare." More
Study: Generational differences in the workforce matter
LifeCourse Associates has released "Why Generations Matter," a new research report that uncovers what each generation values in an employer and how well the needs of different generations of workers are — or are not — being met by companies' personnel/HR management strategies. More
Blue Cross & Blue Shield RI names 1st diversity officer
GoLocalProv Health Share
Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island announced the appointment of Visael "Bobby" Rodriguez to the position of Chief Diversity Officer. In this newly created position, Rodriguez is responsible for assessing the internal and external environment/culture, developing and implementing strategies to attract, develop, and retain a high performing diverse workforce. More
Know the facts: The EEOC and the ADA
Diversity Executive Share
Changes to the Americans with Disabilities Act have broadened the definition of disability. Employers need to ensure they hire the most qualified individuals, irrespective of difference. More
Study: Younger workers worried about retirement
A growing number of workers, especially those under 40 who are in a traditional company-sponsored pension plan, are willing to exchange some of their pay for more secure and generous retirement and healthcare benefits, according to a recent survey by consulting firm Towers Watson. More
What makes Kaiser Permanente score with employees, customers?
Does your management style help your diverse workforce reach its full potential? Ruling with an iron fist might get the job done but it won't help you attain true business growth. More
Diversity in the workplace: Help your team perform better
American Express OPEN Forum Share
When we think of diversity, most of us first think of race, ethnicity, gender and age. But diversity is not about focusing on how we differ, as author Ola Joseph puts it, it is about "embracing one another's uniqueness." Leaders who recognize and celebrate the uniqueness of their people help their teams perform better. Harnessing the richness of diversity can lead to better problem-solving and decision-making and increased creativity and innovation. More
Managing generations in modern workplace
The Day Share
A middle-aged boss — call him a "team leader" — presides over a business meeting. Arrayed before him is a multigenerational staff whose members range in age from their 20s to well into their 60s. On one side of the room, a 28-year-old "millennial" is texting feverishly while on the other, a 35-year-old member of Generation X is squirming in his seat. More
Older workers face a working crossroads as they near retirement age
U.S.News & World Report Share
When Art Koff retired from more than 45 years in advertising and consulting in 2003, he still wanted to work and remain challenged. "My last years in advertising were very much involved with getting clients to spend more of their budgets on the Net," he says. "I wanted to continue this effort and felt that other than AARP, there were few places where boomers, retirees, and people planning their retirement could find the kinds of information of interest to them." More
Facebook can tell you if a person is worth hiring
Employers already know it's a good idea to check job candidates' Facebook pages to make sure there aren't any horrible red flags there. The reddest flags for most employers seem to be drugs, drinking, badmouthing former employers and lying about one's qualifications. But there's another good reason for checking out a candidate's Facebook page before inviting them in for an interview: It may be a fairly accurate reflection of how good they'll be at the job. More
Pondering healthcare coverage declines
Human Resource Executive Online Share
Employer-sponsored healthcare insurance continues to decline, although part of the trend could be due to unemployment. But, in this era of healthcare reform — assuming it passes Constitutional muster — HR leaders have an opportunity to consider the impact of healthcare on their talent strategies. More