Learn to recognize the importance of using language that avoids trivializing or falsely referencing real traumas others may have experienced. Understand why acquired diversity -- the sum of people’s lived experience -- is an asset to your corporate culture and creative problem-solving capacity.
Consider the multi-dimensional aspects of diversity (beyond race and gender alone) to gain a better perspective on the wide array of groups and intersecting identities that are represented, recognized, and respected in a truly inclusive society.
First-generation professionals are defined as people who have moved from a working-class background to a white-collar career. Learn steps to remove class bias from the workplace and instead provide equal footing to first-generation professionals.
Consider the many benefits that veterans bring to civilian organizations, including leadership, communications training, a growth mindset, and a teamwork-based work ethic. Confirm the value of hiring veterans to expand the acquired diversity of your team.
How to Become a Veteran-Owned Business (VOB) or SDVOSB, and its Benefits
Certified Veteran-Owned Businesses gain access to resources, support, and government contracts that can help them grow and innovate in their industries. If you meet the qualifications to become one, being designated as a VOB provides an excellent foundation for your business.