As 2022 draws to a close, we’re looking back at some of the top tips we’ve shared to kick start conversations and help your organisation lead the charge to more diverse and inclusive professions.
Did you know a quarter of Kiwis were born overseas? Ethnic and cultural differences are part of New Zealand society, and we need to ensure our work environments embrace and support the range of different cultures.
Now is a great time to start your te reo journey or re-engage and continue your progress. There are abundant resources available online to help you develop your capabilities – so what can you do to help take your te reo to the next level?
Embracing a culture of diversity and inclusiveness is proven to have various benefits that go beyond simple profitability. Embedding these concepts is a work in progress for many businesses, but there are steps you can take to help set the wheels in motion.
Active listening is crucial in fostering an inclusive environment. When people develop real connections with each other they feel they can bring their whole selves to work, which in turn can see an increase in productivity and emotional wellbeing among staff. How well you listen also has a major impact on your job performance, the quality of your relationships, and your leadership skills.
We could tell you all the reasons why we think you should commit, but let’s hear from your fellow firms, who explain why they are involved in the Diversity Agenda.