A Holistic Approach To Improving and Increasing Diversity & Inclusion
Creating a more diverse and inclusive workplace is one of the top challenges facing HR leaders. Making positive changes requires a holistic strategy, encompassing clear, consistent messages, written policies and processes and ongoing training and education that work together to nurture an inclusive workplace culture.
Three training topics are essential in addressing diversity and inclusion (D&I) and fostering inclusive behaviors, inside and outside the workplace.
By creating a framework for exploring core D&I concepts, training can illustrate and reinforce organizational values and culture. Knowing the difference between diversity and inclusion, employees should understand in of racial identity and racism, sensitivity, cultural competency, unconscious bias and workplace civility. Learn More
Unconscious bias training explains the different types of unconscious bias (or implicit bias) and how these blind spots and stereotypes about certain people or groups can lead to discriminatory behavior and negative consequences that undermine D&I efforts. Learn More
Microaggressions are an outgrowth of unconscious bias. These everyday slights, insults and indignities, often from well-intentioned coworkers, have been compared to death by a thousand cuts. Training heightens awareness of microaggressions and the messages they send, providing constructive ways for employees to decide how and when to respond — whether they are a recipient, bystander or initiator. Learn More