Modern managers are more and more supporting fairness and equality in every corner of the workplace. This can be seen in the way they treat employees in general and LGBTQ in particular.
As the population of LGBTQ community increases day by day and society are having a more open mind towards these people, building a LGBTQ inclusive workplace will help your organization to tap in a potential pool of talents. In this way, for many staff, being included in a workplace that supports LGBTQ means being able to proudly share their secrets with everybody else, not afraid of being judged or isolated.
For many LGBTQ employees, which account for a large number of the human resources, a supportive workplace allows them to confidently share with other people in the work environment about their personal lives.
An acceptance workplace will significantly encourage these staff to be more open about special milestones in their life such as their weddings or the arrival of their babies. Many employees have expressed their joy to be able to talk and do in their own selves at work. That is the reason why they need to be in such an open and diverse work environment.
With the rainbow flag – representative image for the LGBLT community – flying high in the country, it is high time for business owners to think a bout diversity in the organization, in which lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and queer-identified can contribute to the business success. Employing these people and introduce appropriate HR management strategies will help your brand to leverage the heighten awareness of LGBTQ Pride to transfer the message of diversity at the workplace.
In the world that we are standing together today, a majority of organizations are aware of the necessity to build a corporate culture of diversity inclusion, thus introducing policies showing respect to human rights at the workplace. In which, measures to address and punish discrimination and harassment at work should be highlighted, consequently encouraging a healthy work environment. However, in the case of Vietnam, except for some international organizations, the fair inclusion of LGBTQ community in corporate culture still faces many obstacles and has a long way to go.
Therefore, in order for diversity to be regarded as a priority in building a new workplace, promoting it as a positive element of corporate culture, a right approach to manage and nurture diversity should be taken into account. Business owners need to reform the old workplace, highlighting diversity as a strength and key asset in the long term of the company.
With the help of experts in HR management and corporate branding from Faro Recruitment Vietnam, companies will find it easier to establish a workplace which offers equal opportunity for all employees, actively taking steps to address and handle human rights issues.
In the bottom line, an organization employing a diverse workforce can significantly take advantages of various strength from a large pool of talents who own different characteristics and traits, benefiting the business growth in numerous ways possible. The advantages of diversity can be seen in the increased level of organizational adaptability, thus strengthening its ability to offer a wide range of goods and services to diverse customers. Moreover, an LGBTQ inclusive workplace positively inspire staff to exploit their strength and try their best to contribute to the mutual success.