“Too often, we limit our understanding of diversity to identity-based differences. When we do this, we overlook diversity’s true force: the unique and varied expertise and experiences that, when integrated, drive problem-solving, improve decision-making, and expand our creative potential.
“Diversity impacts more than just workplace culture – it brings new (and profitable) innovation opportunities.”
As the Great Resignation drags on, the competition between companies to find quality talent remains fierce and does not appear to be slowing down anytime soon. This upcoming year is a pivotal moment for businesses to show genuine care for employees through meaningful attention and investment towards DEI.
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“The state of working women hangs in the balance… Companies risk losing the very leaders they need right now, and it’s hard to imagine organizations navigating the pandemic and building inclusive workplaces if this work isn’t truly prioritized.”
“Historically, American universities hired faculty members based on the quality of their scholarship. More recently, hiring committees have come to value something else: a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Faculty applicants are increasingly evaluated based on mandatory DEI statements, where candidates must demonstrate experience and interest in DEI ideology.”
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“With millions of Americans quitting their jobs and over 10 million jobs open, there is a dire need to think differently.”
The Black Lives Matter protests and the #MeToo movement have shed light on the lack of racial and gender diversity in the workplace. The state of diversity in the newsroom is no exception.”
“About 35% of companies have added or expanded their support for ERGs since the start of 2020, according to a 2021 study by McKinsey & Co. and LeanIn.org of 423 organizations employing 12 million people.”
“The research is clear: companies with diverse and inclusive cultures have higher employee retention rates and less trouble recruiting new employees. So more than ever this is an area in which all industries need to get better.”