Workplace Culture Strategies for Authentic DEI
Research has clearly shown that companies with a more diverse, inclusive, and engaged workforce perform better. While many organizations are focusing on hiring, data has revealed that many employers seeking DEI progress overlook key steps that can reduce bias and increase diversity and inclusion. This session builds upon the learnings from the “Better Together” session to help companies develop holistic DEI strategies that can lead to increased innovation, retention, and employee satisfaction; better decision-making and profitability; and more. This requires a broader focus across the entire employee experience with initiatives that drive inclusion, employee engagement, purpose, and belonging. Key Takeaways: The speakers will share learnings, research, and benchmark data on what companies are and aren't doing to build a holistic DEI strategy that includes recruiting, hiring, onboarding, education, development, leadership involvement, employee resource groups and CSR/employee engagement initiatives. This session will help companies identify where gaps exist in their organizations and provide recommendations across each of these elements for action and accountability.