There’s been a lot said about the need for workplace diversity in our world today. But it’s not a phrase to be tossed around. It goes deeper than what can be seen by internal and external stakeholders. It’s a business operative and more than that, a moral issue that cuts to the heart of why companies need to show their inclusive human side to everyone.
This week host Meghan M. Biro was joined by Jhana CEO Rob Cahill and VP of Sales Suzanne Leung to discuss why diversity is so important.
Rob and Suzanne shared the different ways they created a diverse workforce and how it has transformed their company.
Here are a few other key points that they shared:
- It’s never too early to start thinking about diversity and inclusion in your company
- Recruiting managers need to be prepared to spend more time looking for candidates until they get good at looking in unique places
- A team with diverse life experiences can bring about real innovation
- Don’t wait for a diversity initiative to make changes. Do what you can with what you have now.
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