Diversity

Promoting Diversity

The coffee shop that refused restroom access to an African American man. The upscale boutique that created a racially insensitive window display. One wrong move and a business can end up on the nightly news. But a diverse workforce—including gender and age as well as race and ethnicity—can do far more than help prevent such errors. It may prove to ...

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An Intro to Millennials in the Workplace

Millennials are the fastest-growing generation in the U.S. workforce. The same is true in most countries around the world. In the U.S., there are about 79.8 million Millennials. They are the most diverse generation in U.S. history and have more college degrees (and college debt) than any previous employee generation, and they bring all of these issues to work. Millennials ...

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The Importance of Recruiting a Diverse Workforce

Businesses have started to recognize diversity in the workplace as a business strategy that maximizes productivity, creativity and loyalty of employees while meeting the needs of their clients or customers. If a company is only as good as their employees, then it stands to reason that a great deal of energy should be devoted to hiring the most talented individuals. ...

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Driving Diversity

How to embrace, encourage and manage diversity in your company “Diversity: the art of thinking independently together.” That’s how Malcom Forbes, the late publisher of Forbes magazine, so eloquently described it. Even with such a brilliantly simple definition, many companies have a hard time putting their finger on diversity. To make matters worse, a whopping 41% of managers say they ...

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