Inclusive and Intentional Hiring for DEI

Posted on April 2, 2022

Diverse candidates bring skill sets and knowledge that balance a team and provide alternate perspectives. Writing job descriptions, interviewing, and writing up a contract can create problematic situations. Here are ways to intentionally provide an inviting and inclusive environment for the hiring aspect of DEI and under-represented candidates: Avoid gender-coded words in the job description, such as “crushing it”. These create ...

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Building a Culture of Inclusion and Belonging

Posted on March 30, 2022

What can you do to form a bridge between inclusion and belonging within your organization? One where every individual, no matter what background or identity feels safe, seen, and heard? In my previous post on the importance of creating a culture of belonging, we looked at the current data on how a lack of inclusion and belonging can hit the bottom line, and how important it is to build an intentional strategy for increasing employee morale, ...

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Why “Belonging” Matters in Your DEI Strategies

Posted on March 20, 2022

Inclusion and belonging, simply put, means being a part of a company culture that invites people to be themselves: one that encourages anyone to feel comfortable by providing an environment in which people of all backgrounds, races, ethnicities, and disabilities feel safe in bringing their ideas and whole selves to work.  In an intentionally built, DEI-embraced company culture, team members are encouraged to share new ideas without feeling ...

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