Diversity matters. It has a greater impact on business than many realize. Our executive search team in Toronto talks about why it’s important to have diversity and ways you can diversify your team:
Having a diverse team, regardless of your industry or function within the organization can bring about many key business advantages. Here are some of the reasons to have a more diverse team:
We know diversity is important and it can have a significant impact on business results. The question is, how do we diversify our team? When do we do it and how can we do it in a way to make our organization better?
You can think of diversity from multiple perspectives: culture, gender, experience, industry, skills, and age. But what you really need to do first is take a step back and look at your team as it currently exists.
Understanding your team as it currently exists is a starting point. Then you can start to make your team more diverse based on the areas you have identified need to be improved. Here are some things you can do:
No company is perfectly diverse. But when you prioritize it, your company can evolve into a more diverse and inclusive organization.
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