Monday, July 24, 2017

6 Ways Every Boss Can Bring Diversity to the Workplace - NATIONSWELL

by  Joseph Darius Jaafari
Originally published:  July 20, 2017

'Diversity' isn't just a buzzword, it's an essential business strategy.
As tech companies continue to receive heat over their lack of inclusivity of women and people of color, more studies are showing that there is a measurable benefit to focusing on diversity in the workplace.

Through a mix of civic action on tax reform, altering hiring practices and recognizing religious differences, here are six examples of how to push for more inclusivity in your own workplace.

1. Attract More Women With Different Incentives

When Netflix announced a revision to its parental leave policy to include a minimum of three months’ full pay for hourly employees and up to 12 months for salaried workers, the internet was abuzz with how much progress American companies were making when it came to the new moms in their ranks.