Diversity is an employment buzzword that sounds like a good idea. But not everyone is convinced of all the advantages that diversity programs boast.
Proponents of diversity programs claim that diversity leads to better recruiting, retention, employee relationships, and even a boost to the bottom line. Opponents, on the other hand, argue that such programs are inherently unfair and do little, if anything, to protect companies from discrimination litigation. Therefore, the hiring process should be color-blind.
To help you decide whether or not you should establish a diversity program at your workplace or tweak an existing one, it’s essential that you familiarize yourself with both schools of thought. Only after hearing both the good and the bad can you then make an informed decision about what’s best for your organization.
According to diversity experts, there are a bevy of benefits associated with div...(register to read more)