Womxn, LGBTQ+ employees and employees of colour are likely to leave their jobs due to unfairness, discrimination and dissatisfaction with the duties of their role. This means if you haven’t done so already, it’s time to consider how you’re supporting your DEI team before you lose them.
Nearly two-thirds of the above-mentioned employees indicate they would have stayed if their employer fixed its culture.
To better retain members of your DEI team, you need to understand the factors that may lead to their departure.
The following is a starting point to help build your understanding, but it’s important to note that not all similarly-identifying employees share the same experiences:
Effective retention of your DEI team starts with your organization’s existing inclusion policies.
To avoid creating “a revolving door” for diverse employees and teams, take steps toward making diversity and inclusion integral to your business values and practices today.
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