Amplifying Diverse Voices at Work: 3 Ways Businesses Can Give Employees a Voice
by Sam Levine
Companies must actively invest in the recruitment, retention, and upward mobility of diverse talent in order to amplify diverse voices and talent within their organizations.
These employee-led groups can provide a safe space for like-minded individuals to come together and discuss their experiences and challenges in both life and the workplace.
Employee Resource Groups
Cross-functional D&I Teams
Another approach to amplifying minority voices is to create a cross-functional team -- or working group -- with representation from people leaders of color and influential employees from all areas of your organization.
Investing in Middle Management
It may surprise you to find out that the people who can make the most notable difference in DEI program effectiveness are not C-suite executives, but middle management.
When employees feel seen, heard, and valued at an organization, they are more likely to stick around and develop their career with your business.