In our work environments, we should seek to create a space where all talent, both old and new, can thrive and be assured daily that all are included in the greater work of the organization.
Posts Tagged: inclusion
Safe spaces give people a place where they can share their ideas without fear of repercussions, and express their identity without facing discrimination or harm.
Organizations must take proactive steps to infuse diversity. It will not happen on its own and you can’t simply rely on employees to lead the way.
Why is diversity important? As organizations prioritize diversity and inclusion, they often see corresponding improvements in company culture.
Diversity and inclusion touch every part of federal service, starting with how people get into positions and continuing to how they’re trained for success.
A report released by the International City/County Management Association (ICMA) in Jan. 2019 points to selected examples of local governments that have excelled in increasing diversity and inclusion. The report culminates in new findings and recommendations that may be useful for local leaders.
Inclusion is no longer a “nice-to-have”; it’s a strategic imperative. Here’s how to work toward that goal.
Though diversity and inclusion indices have been improving government-wide, these top-scoring agencies (based on self-reporting from current employees) are likely to offer more opportunities for women to succeed and feel empowered and valued in the workplace.
In her keynote at GovLoop’s Next Generation of Government Training Summit, Christine Monaco provided inside tips on what’s it’s like to rise through the ranks as a female leader. She also gave advice on how to encourage more diversity and inclusion in leadership roles.
Generational diversity among our citizens has never been greater and we, as govies, are tasked with providing services to every one of them. When it comes to tech, one size doesn’t fit all and it’s our job to ensure we don’t exclude anyone.