With a diverse workforce comprised of several different generations, ethnicities, and skills, just to name a few characteristics, it’s important to create an inclusive environment for all, including first-generation college students who go on to become first-generation professionals (FGPs). (more…)
Do you know the difference?
Current work philosophy dictates the best possible team is one chock-full of varying viewpoints, personalities, and skills. Differences in opinion and beliefs result in more stimulating brainstorming sessions and a higher degree of innovation overall.
Many employers are starting to embrace “diverse” workplaces with employees coming from a wide range of walks of life.
But HR folks still say that this “diversity” is not enough. There needs to be inclusion as well, but this can be a difficult concept for employees to understand. What’s the difference anyway?
Here’s the difference between diversity and inclusion, and why both are important to have in any workplace. (more…)