Inclusion in the Workplace

September 28, 2022

Inclusion at work

Diversity and inclusion are two popular buzzwords in the modern corporate hiring process, but what do they actually mean?

In our last post, we talked about diversity and how you can make your hiring processes and workplace environment more diverse.

Since these two concepts are different, yet interconnected, it’s important to understand how they work together and ways you can deliver on both accounts.

How does inclusion differ from diversity?

Diversity represents the qualifying differences between individuals in the workplace and what the bring to the table having different backgrounds, whereas inclusion is primarily about the feeling an individual has at work pertaining to being accepted as a unique individual and how their various backgrounds are embraced and supported in the company culture.

In short, you could say diversity is a noun and inclusion is the verb associated with the noun.

You might have a diverse workforce, but what can you do to make sure your employees feel included?

In our next blog we will talk about cultivating an inclusive workplace. Stay tuned!

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