Guest Blog by Elise Ambrose, President of Elite Personnel
Embracing Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DE&I) is not just the right thing to do, it is also an integral component of organizational success. Organizations with diverse workforces have access to broader perspectives, increased innovation, expanded market share, and a wider pool of talent.
As a nation of diverse backgrounds (race, religion, national origin, gender) employees bring different viewpoints, priorities, expertise, and knowledge to the workplace regardless of whether they are regular full-time employees or part of a contingent workforce. Organizations also stand to gain and prosper from the aggregation of these multifaceted attributes. Narrow demographics leads to a narrow point of view, a narrow body of knowledge, and a narrow perspective of how people work.
Simply put, adopting robust DE&I programs helps employees show up each day comfortable with being their true selves, not some antiquated version of what constituted a good employee according to parochial thinking. This will foster higher degrees of engagement, productivity, and innovation that contribute to an expanding client base and increased revenue. That alone sounds pretty great, doesn’t it?
Looked at more granularly, organizations that put a genuine emphasis on DE&I for both their regular and contingent workforces can expect to:
Inclusivity = revenue. Those are performance measures that are shard to ignore.
Elite Personnel has a proven track record of embracing the advantages of DE&I. We can help your business reap the benefits of our decades of experience. For more information on DEI programs, employee engagement, hybrid workplaces and remote teams, please check our website: Great Info for Employers and Candidates — Elite Personnel.
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