Few dispute research showing that a diverse workforce contributes to an employer’s success, but diversity efforts often don’t explore the benefits of recruiting people with disabilities. However, that’s beginning to change.
Today is International Women’s Day, a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women. This day, which occurs annually on March 8, also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity.
On International Women’s Day, the last thing you want to hear is workers not taking gender-related issues seriously. But sadly, that’s the current state we’re in, according to new Randstad US survey findings.
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.”
Research reveals that diverse workplaces experience many benefits. More inclusive and diverse workplaces:
The more perspectives in a room, the greater the chance for innovation. There are many factors that go into creating a strong workforce, and diverse perspectives play a big role. According to Harvard Business Review (HBR), a more diverse team creates a smarter team.
Most employers are eager to tout the benefits of a diverse and inclusive workforce, and they also want to create a workplace where people are comfortable with the organization’s values and feel like they fit in with their coworkers. But sometimes the notion of hiring for culture fit means management looking for employees who look […]
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.
Deloitte research indicates that the U.S. workforce is now more diverse than ever before. And with this diversity comes more progressive employment practices.