Top 10 Diversity Issues at Work

Posted by Annett Winiarz

Jan 12, 2015 2:54:00 PM

A common misconception is that the phrase "workplace diversity" defines meeting certain quotas in employee race or gender categories. In fact, "diversity" as it relates to human resources is a way of thinking and operating that encourages an entirely new and positive outlook among coworkers.

Diversity in the work environment promotes acceptance, respect and teamwork. Companies that overcome certain diversity issues often achieve greater productivity, profit and company morale. According to Michelle Renee of Demand Media, the "Top 10" are:

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Topics: Employee Engagement, Social Recruiting, Workplace Diversity

Workplace Diversity in a Global Economy

Posted by April Parks, M.S. Conflict Management

Sep 24, 2014 2:00:00 PM

In a society where companies are growing vastly and new companies are always popping up, it's no wonder why more and more organizations are focusing their sights globally.

This is true now more than ever. The focus is on the big picture and the big picture is global. Therefore it's vital that organizations value diversity in the workplace. An economy can't be global without diversity and neither can your company. 

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Topics: Workplace Diversity