What we’re listening to: “What’s The Strategy? Corporate Activism And Anti-Trans Bills” on the It’s Been a Minute with Sam Sanders podcast
that intersect DEI like critical race theory are perceived as too controversial to discuss in an academic setting, how can they ever be addressed in a professional setting?
Work has become untethered from the office. This offers a range of possibilities for companies and their employees in the coming years. But how can leaders know what is best for their workers and their unique company culture?
Is your company’s DEI work built-in or bolted-on? Every system is perfectly designed for the results it gets – particularly when it comes to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
“We’ve got to keep amplifying these messages because it’s not just about outcomes for black Americans. This is about America and building a more inclusive, resilient, robust, cohesive economy and society.”
With the pandemic-fueled switch to a recruiting process based on skills instead of geography, organizations have the opportunity to introduce new DEI strategies from the initial hiring stage.
Porter’s conversation with iCIMS’ Chief Evangelist Charles Mah highlights how important it is for companies to evolve their existing recruitment pipelines. Charles suggests this can be accomplished by companies finding different attraction signals.
“The thing that is stopping change is that real sense of belonging at work, and you have to have diversity, you have to have inclusion, but if those diverse communities feel that they are just being invited in a token way…then you don’t get the right culture.”