Within your workplace, you’ve likely heard of the term DEI, but what do diversity, equity, and inclusion mean? Moreover, what’s the difference between these terms? In this blog post, we tackle these questions, while explaining the importance of DEI and answering why companies must embrace DEI in our workplace.
While there is a general lack of awareness in DEI, a simple definition of what each one means can solve this problem. Below is a quick breakdown of each category
Diversity refers to the differences between the people inside and outside of a company. It also covers the acceptance and understanding between these differences, which may include:
However, the list isn’t limited to the examples above and can be expanded. It’s also important to consider the different perceptions that people have when it comes to the term diversity.
This term may also bear a different meaning from one company to another, but in general, it refers to being impartial and fair with everyone. Moreover, it talks about providing equal advancement and opportunity for everyone in the company, from the hiring process to their compensation.