Half of employees say the coronavirus pandemic changed their expectations of their employers. Employees are now spending more time contemplating what they expect in the future of work and what to focus on to achieve it, and this new era of mindfulness has been dubbed the “Great Reflection.” And with recession fears in many industries, […]
I’m not sure how to tell you this, but diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) are NOT BULLETPROOF. I see your confusion (and pain) as you try to figure out how your company somehow sustained those workplace culture wounds, even with that brand-new DEI program in place. OK, I get it. They told you at the […]
Increasing diverse talent in your company’s workforce is a noble goal, but many companies are bound to miss the mark on their goals without the right strategies in place.
Widespread social justice protests in 2020 led to an unprecedented focus on diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) at work, requiring HR leaders to ensure they’re following best practices to address the challenges. In response to the demonstrations, many employers issued strong statements confirming their commitment to racial justice and increased workplace diversity. Diverse employees, jobseekers, […]
Are the holiday blues a diversity issue? At first thought, the busyness and stress of the holiday season doesn’t seem directly related to workplace diversity, but delve a little deeper, and the connection becomes clear.
Diversity and inclusion (D&I) is not just a priority among consumer packaged goods (CPG) companies to attract and retain the best talent—it’s become an essential part of an organization’s hiring strategy and has become a fundamental pillar of any successful business. Now more than ever, D&I is the predominant subject matter of conversation among employers.
If you’re looking to make your workforce more diverse and are considering recruiting talent outside of your city or state lines, you may want to think again—or at least take a different approach, otherwise, you run the risk of having a less diverse workforce.
As Anne-Valérie Hueschen—Vice President of Corporate Affairs at Voxbone—recently discussed, having a diverse workforce creates smarter teams. Hueschen says, “Diverse workforces reflect more of the world as a whole, which encourages multiple solutions to problems and fosters new ideas.”
Anyone tasked with hiring tech workers over the past decade has probably openly lamented the lack of qualified talent to fill open positions. The Department of Labor estimates that 1 million technology jobs will go unfilled by 2020.
Continuing yesterday’s post, here are six additional action items you’ll want to contemplate doing if you want to develop a more diverse workforce and workplace at your organization.