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Why Diversity Matters in Your Workplace -- and How to Achieve It

https://www.inc.com/rhett-power/why-diversity-matters-in-your-workplace-how-to-achieve-it.html

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Why Diversity Matters in Your Workplace -- and How to Achieve It
A diverse workplace is not just a tool to impress prospective minority hires. Companies with a wide range of employees enjoy broader skill sets, experiences, and points of view, all of which combine to give diverse companies a powerful advantage over homogenous ones. Unfortunately, the benefits of diversity remain a mystery to many employers.

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Why diversity matters.

Diverse Companies with a wide range of employees enjoy broader skill sets, experiences, and points of view.

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How to Increase Diversity and Boost Performance

  • Develop an equal opportunity policy.
  • Be transparent about hiring criteria.

  • Improve retention of minority workers.

  • Analyze problems and adapt. Train managers to spot their biases and avoid communicating in ways that unconsciously deter minority candidates.

  • Implement workplace flexibility.

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