Diversity Management for Small Businesses

Diversity is key to an engaged, high-performing workforce. So why do so many companies struggle with inclusion? Find out how to make real headway in diversity management.

“We don’t get a lot of diverse applicants.”

“We’re color blind. We just hire the most qualified candidate for each spot.”

“There aren’t a lot of diverse candidates in our industry/area.”

I’ve heard comments like these from many small business owners who want to increase diversity in the workplace. To be fair, it’s challenging to tap into a rich, diverse candidate pool. Failing to do so, however, holds your business back.

One major stumbling block to achieving workplace diversity is the notion that people shouldn’t be put into boxes based on their identities. Isn’t that the very thing we’re trying to avoid?

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