Diversity in the workplace

Denise GillinInsurance, News

By Andrea Wells for InsuranceJournal.com

Insurance industry leaders have renewed their focus on recruiting, hiring and promoting not just to fill a crucial talent gap with quality candidates, but also to intentionally diversify their workforce.

The civil unrest nationwide last summer, the Black Lives Matter movement and calls for police and judicial reforms have contributed to the unprecedented attention given to the cause of diversity and inclusion in the industry.

“There’s never been a moment like this. I think most people would agree with that. And so what we do at this moment is yet to be seen,” Margaret Redd, executive director of the National African American Insurance Association, told Insurance Journal, last fall.

Diversity and inclusion conversations are about much more than race or gender >>>

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