Diversity remains a frequent topic in conversations across businesses in the world today, but the recognition of its importance is no longer the biggest focus – now, it’s the implementation of actual change that needs to be at the top of the agenda.
Sadly, efforts to support diversity are often misguided and inauthentic, which can be very damaging to the important work being undertaken across industries. At its core, true diversity within a workforce has the power to add real value across many areas.
Blending experience and youth
In business, there is often a tendency to focus on diversity efforts through the lens of social background, race or gender, but the concept is much broader. In the financial services industry, we often see a certain reluctance to interview younger candidates for roles because of their lack of experience in the sector.
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