There are many advantages to having a diverse workplace. Here’s what you can expect when your employees have a variety of backgrounds and perspectives.
Better Customer Service
People feel comfortable shopping in a place where the employees look like them. Practically speaking, employees understand the language and the culture of the people shopping there.
Improved Business Performance
Companies with inclusive cultures are twice as likely to meet or exceed financial targets and eight times as likely to achieve better business results.
When employees have a diverse set of backgrounds and experiences, they are likely to be more creative in solving problems and initiating innovation.
A survey showed 76 percent of job seekers and employees say a diverse workplace is an important factor when evaluating job offers. Employers who don’t make an effort toward diversity could be missing out on quality workers.
Source: 2020 Diversity and Inclusion Workplace Survey, GlassDoor