Paramus, N.J./FEBRUARY 1, 2019 As Black History Month begins, diversity has emerged as an official workplace imperative. Companies studying workplace trends feature it in their workplace predictions for 2019, and this has intensely taken shape at JBK.
2018 was a record year for companies seeking talented candidates with diverse backgrounds, and to create and execute on a strategy to build a diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace. Diversity provides access to a greater range of talent, not just those who belong to a particular world-view or ethnicity or some other restricting definition. According to the RSM, Erasmus University, despite a genuine will on the part of most major organizations to implement productive diversity strategies, few, have, to date, come up with something that really works
Today’s strategy of choice requires committing to three values, together known as DEI:
• Diversity, so people of different backgrounds together make stronger teams;
• Equity, so processes, procedures and resources are fair organization-wide, with equal pay for equal jobs;
• Inclusion, so every individual is welcomed, valued and empowered to participate fully.
Commit to DEI and you will reap proven benefits. Let the team at JBK work with you to create and realize the most talented, and inclusive workforce.
About JBK Associates International
JBK Associates International specializes in executive search and development of senior-level leadership with a track record and passion for diversity and inclusion. The firm is the leader in providing the best talent from diverse perspectives to a wide range of client companies across many industry verticals, and with specialties in the Life Sciences, Consumer Products, Financial Services, Technology, and Nonprofit. A member of Amrop (Amrop JBK), one of the world’s largest retained executive search partnerships (www.amrop.com), JBK offers a full-service talent management business team that helps organizations and individuals succeed. Its portfolio of services ranges from executive search and retention, diversity initiatives, succession planning, staff augmentation, onboarding and assimilation, to leadership coaching. JBK has been ranked as one of the nation’s top innovators in diversity by Profiles in Diversity Journal, has been named to Inc. 500|5000 fastest-growing private companies in America for four consecutive years and has been named one of the Top 100 Women-Owned Businesses in New Jersey by DiversityBusiness. For more information, visit www.jbkassociates.net.
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