Diversity hiring is beneficial to both your colleagues and your company. If you want to increase engagement, productivity (inclusive teams outperform their peers by 80%), and even profits (6% greater revenue), diversity is the answer.
We’ve discussed why things such as diversity and inclusion are so important in the workplace, and we’ve talked about how you can improve diversity factors within your own team. But what about your current hiring practices? After all, experience and brand start at the beginning of the candidate funnel; when they first interact with your company. In fact, 75% of job seekers consider an employer’s brand before even applying for a job.
An increase in revenue, better job performance, a trusted employer brand and increased customer base are just a few of the benefits of a diverse workforce. Did you know 67% of current job seekers said that a diverse workforce is an important factor when seeking out an employer? This means that diversity-conscious recruiting has become crucial to attracting top talent. We’ve gathered over 70 tips from around the web to help you cultivate a diverse workforce and ultimately improve your employer brand.
Today’s workplace is more diverse than ever before. Racial minorities now make up a little over a third of the workforce, a big jump from even just a decade ago. Not surprisingly, this jump is having an impact on the workplace environment, and in a good way.
What group of professionals based on generational age do you think is the most engaged in the workplace? If you guessed the very young and the older age groups, you were right. A recent survey by Quantam Workplace identified the most and least engaged groups in the workplace based on age. Among the most engaged were young Millennials under the age of 25 and Baby Boomers over the age of 66. The least engaged were older Millennials between the ages of 26 and 35 years old.