多样化的世界应该有混合的工作场所 - 但并非所有企业都同意。或者,即使领导层同意哲学上,他们也努力实际实施这个想法。在招聘多样性和包容性的同时,理想情况下是一个禁智的人,一些公司需要有点令人信服地看到追求和充分利用多方面的团队的价值。作为一个人力资源领导者,您可以通过传达多样性的好处来对此进行一些事情,并以实际的方式为您的业务提供更好的方式,以更好地招聘和面试。

What Is Workplace Diversity?

第一步让您的业务转向更大的多样性是理解该术语。尽管今天作为流行语的状态,但多样性仍然混淆了许多。这就是:带来不同的特征,个性和技能的人。最典型的是,多样性是指不同种族,性别,年龄,种族等工人的组合

What Is Workplace Inclusion?

对于许多人来说,比多样性的想法更令人困惑是包含的,这基本上意味着包括团队的每个成员,并为每个人提供相同的可能性。即使你在一起获得一群不同的人,你也不会获得最大的好处,直到每个人在招聘,管理,评估和促销期间有平等机会。少数群体与贵公司中的其他人获得相同的机会吗?培养一个包容性工作场所意味着试图使答案“是”是的“。

Challenges to Diversity and Inclusion in Business

One of the challenges in fostering a more diverse, inclusive workplace, especially if it’s for the first time, is pushing against the norm and moving toward change. It’s true that when everyone looks, talks, acts and thinks alike, there’s a certain familiarity about a business environment. This can be hard for employees to lose. Also, once you do get everyone on board with a more diverse workplace, even then the job is not done. Inclusion means giving everyone the same opportunities, and this takes effort.

Benefits of Creating a More Diverse, Inclusive Workplace

事实是,均匀的工作场所倾向于产生较低的创造力和创新。当没有人挑战现状时,很难在盒子外面思考。如果没有广泛的种族,性别,年龄,教育背景,文化体验和语言,公司都可以轻松表现不佳,并生长停滞不前。通过推进更多样化的包容性的公司环境,在长期的情况下每个人都会受益。

Here are some benefits that create a cause for seeking more diversity and inclusion in the workplace:

  • More perspectives from which to draw
  • The creativity that comes from putting diverse individuals together
  • Better business decisions
  • Attracting top talent, as more than half of job seekers want a diverse workplace
  • Attracting consumers that care about a company’s diversity

优先考虑多样化的劳动力直接关联,以提高组织绩效和更好的业务结果。更多的观点可能意味着额外的机会 - 适合创造力,聪明才智和更多。

How to Foster a Corporate Culture of Diversity and Inclusion

There are many ways a company can take steps toward a more equitable workplace. To give you some starting points to consider, here are several examples:

  1. Make diversity and inclusion company values.
  2. Set goals for diversity hiring and metrics.
  3. Expand where you search for recruits.
  4. 使用各种各样的面试官。
  5. Use the same criteria to evaluate all candidates.
  6. Encourage minority employees to make referrals.

For more information on creating a thriving workplace culture, take a look at the attached resource. It highlights much of the information provided above, as well as some hard-to-ignore statistics about the benefits available through caring about equality as a business.

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