Diversity Sensitivity Training Tips for the Workplace – Employer

July 29th, 2020

Diversity Sensitivity Training Tips for Employers the Workplace with Resources

• Make expectations for coworkers and employees very concise and clear.
• Take the time to educate yourself and become informed on history and other people’s cultures while spreading awareness.
• Respect everyone in the workplace no matter who they are or where they come from. Try to remain open-minded and understanding of all sides of situations.
• Have a zero tolerance policy for name calling, jokes, slurs and other inappropriate conversations, especially those that target a nationality, race or ethnicity.
• Don’t be silent. If there is somebody or something that has made you uncomfortable, talk to human resources to diffuse and address the situation.
• Encourage non-biased and inclusive conversation about race and culture. Don’t become defensive over the conversation.
• Listen to and empathize with others point of view.
• Don’t be defensive over the conversation and stand up for your peers.
• Make an everyday effort to make everyone feel included and comfortable at their jobs.
• Don’t overgeneralize and assume that everyone has the same understanding as others.
• Take suggestions from employees and coworkers on how to be a more inclusive and cultured company.
• Consider using external sources, seminars and training programs to inform and educate the company.
Other Training Resources for Employees and Company
Title: A New Understanding of Workplace Diversity and Inclusion; Duration: 1 hour, 15 minutes; Cost: Free
Title: Diversity & Sensitivity in the Workplace for Employees; Duration: 1 hour; Cost: $29.99
Title: Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace – Essec Course; Duration: Four week course; Cost: Free