The population of New York City truly reflects the broader world, with people from all different nations, cultures, religions, sexual orientations and backgrounds calling the Big Apple home. In the last several years, businesses have not only seen the benefits of having a diverse workplace that reflects New York, but an inclusive workplace as well.
Making your business an inclusive place for all employees means that all of them feel welcome and want to engage. In a booming economy, where employees can leave for another job easily, you want your business to be one that keeps good employees. Part of that is making them feel a part of the team and that their contribution is important. They also need to feel safe, that if they are transgender or a devout Muslim they will still be welcome in your company and by all employees.
A business can take steps to promote an inclusive workplace, including some of the following:
Ultimately, having employees from diverse backgrounds and experiences feel welcome will allow them, and others, to reach their full potential at work, which any business would benefit from.
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