The age of technology has made the world smaller. Most communities – be there businesses or the general population – have become more globalised and connected and we increasingly can share things in common with others from all over the planet. So, it’s no surprise that the workplace is reflecting that melting pot of ideas, cultures, languages and our customs.
Whether a company is local or global it is likely the workforce they can draw upon will come from many possible backgrounds. So, what does this increasing diversity mean for employers and employees? Here are some of the benefits that progressive employers are experiencing and a few reasons why as a Yondurer you can feel that being different is an asset to your career.
Coming from a different background to the mainstream of other employees means you bring different perspectives, viewpoints and ideas. Having socially and culturally diverse employees adds a new dimension to tasks like brainstorming and solution-finding – particularly if you have a voice that matches the customer’s.
Customer Relations will increase as companies serve more and more culturally diverse communities across the world, embracing diversity becomes a higher priority. Companies need to be able to communicate effectively with all of their customers and understand their needs, no matter the customer’s language or culture.
It is important to encourage workers from all backgrounds to feel confident in their ability and to make a full contribution, this will boost employee engagement in the workplace. If you are a team player and good at involving others, you can be an important asset for any business. Our game-based assessment will give you an insight of skills that you didn’t even think you had. Make sure you highlight those skills on your Yondur Digital Profile.
Understanding different markets and populations means you can better market and sell products or services to more people. Innovation is critical for all companies today and gaining insight about the end-customer is a hugely important starting point as it will contribute to profitability of your business. If you think you can bring that to an employer then check out the career matches on Yondur for marketing jobs.
These are just a number of tips that help you boost your Yondur profile and your career chances.