Companies are required to hire more culturally diverse teams these days. It’s not a formality: Having a culturally diverse workplace actually brings myriad benefits to your company. If you’re thinking about hiring new talent and diversifying your company, Symphony Placements can help you find qualified candidates. Here are a few benefits for making your workplace culturally colorful.
Diversity is a Key to Innovation and Success
Diversity refers to a variation in perspectives, ages, experiences, cultures, and genders. A diverse workforce leads to innovative thinking, and innovation is how businesses succeed. A Forbes magazine study found that diversity is a “key driver of innovation and a critical component of being successful.” Out of the 321 enterprise companies surveyed, nearly all of them said they have diversification standards in place.
It’s not always easy to nab a legal professional position quickly. Most professional job searches entail months of hard work and endless adjusting of resumes and cover letters. However, there are ways to speed up the process. If your job search is lagging in the leads department, try using some of these helpful tips.
The old fashioned, tried-and-true way of finding a position is to get your voice out there! You must know someone in your life, or a friend of a friend, who works in the industry you’re hoping to join. Even if someone is not in the legal industry, he or she may know of other avenues you can take in the meantime. Brainstorm and make a list of acquaintances and friends that may be helpful in your job search, and then get in touch with them.
Symphony Placements was a sponsor and many employees joined in to enjoy the 2nd annual John W. Brick 5K Run and Walk. Not only did the runners race, but enjoyed the village where free food, drinks, and free gifts were distributed after the race and during the Award Presentation. Symphony employees Amanda, Nichole, Jessie, Wanda and John participated with the dunking booth, and the Magic Treasure Chest.
Hiring for diversity is an important part of the recruiting process. It not only diversifies the demographics of your company, but also the overall talent pool. Using a temp staffing company such as Symphony Placements can make hiring for diversity much easier. Here’s how.
Finding the Right Demographics
Hiring for diversity doesn’t mean just hiring minorities. The goal of diversifying your company is to hire people from different backgrounds, with different outlooks on life. It’s good for your company! You will be able to identify with more customers, and it will enrich your talent pool. In order to hire from different demographics, you need to understand them. Symphony Placements knows where to look for emerging and new talent in otherwise overlooked areas.