This refresher course will give you the main points to remember about diversity. For more complete information, be sure to take the full-length course.
Why “Diversity for Employees: Refresher” Matters:
Today’s American workforce includes nearly one-third who are minorities, nearly one-half who are women, and more than 10% who are aged 55 or older.
By the year 2020, the percentage of minorities in the workforce is projected to go up to more than 40%, and the percentage of older workers is expected to go up, as well.
Finally, by the year 2050, nearly half of the workforce is expected to be minorities, and the percentage of workers over the age of 55 will increase to almost 20%.
- Diversity respects the differences among other people.
- Diversity encourages new ideas and perspectives on doing
- Diversity promotes fairness, and fairness allows everyone to contribute and share in success.
- And finally, diversity helps create a stronger, more unified, and more successful organization that will benefit everyone.