多样性 and inclusion in the workplace have become increasingly important to both small and large employers, locally and across the country. Having a diverse workforce brings new perspectives and ideas to your business, and prioritizing D&I can help attract top talent to your company.
那么如何开始呢? The bv伟德国际1946 knows that embarking on this journey isn’t easy. 实现D&I strategies takes time and effort. The good news is you don’t have to be a large company with a Chief 多样性 Officer on staff to get started! You will need buy-in from your leadership, and at least one team member willing to learn best practices and begin implementing them within your organization.
室的维&我委员会, 组成的多样性, 股本, and inclusion professionals across various industries, have developed this toolkit to help your company begin your journey.
Before you jump in, we want you to know a few things about the toolkit and building a D&我是贵公司的程序员.
- Designed to be a starting point for your company
- Meant to be an ongoing process and engage your entire team
- Intended to promote awareness through relevant examples
- Likely to help you improve your workforce and your bottom line
- 完全全包. The concepts in the toolkit will enable you to begin the process, but your company will have to put in the work to implement new practices to achieve your desired results
- Meant to be tackled all at once. We recommend picking one area of focus and begin integrating it into your company
- Going to change your business overnight. D没有检查表&I. 但它 将 get you started down the right path, one positive change at a time
伟大的! The implementation page walks you through some initial thoughts to begin your journey.
- Review the full toolkit to gain a better understanding of what it has to offer
- Share the information with key members of your team who will be a part of the process
- Pick one area to begin focusing on. Read through that section and, 与您的团队, begin to develop a plan to incorporate those practices into your business.
The toolkit is available for everyone! It will be available via the Chamber website as well as a comprehensive PDF. The Chamber will host quarterly forums, facilitated by D&I professionals, where tips and best practices will be shared. These forums will allow you to ask questions and discuss challenges and successes with other businesses starting this journey as well.
We’re excited that you are committed to a more diverse and inclusive work environment. Our business community’s continued growth in this area will make Phoenix, 和亚利桑那州, 更适合居住的地方, 工作和做生意!
Defining your company’s current status is key to choosing your priorities and customizing your implementation strategy.
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