Issue 003, 2015 q4

Looking back 003

This quarter, we will look back at three very important blog posts on diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Sedgwick is also pleased to present its recently released video on diversity and inclusion.

DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION IN ACTION

Today’s workforce is becoming increasingly diverse and includes individuals from four separate generations and various racial and ethnic backgrounds, as well as those with other defining characteristics and experiences. By acknowledging and understanding these differences, we can better recognize the unique, defining traits that make our customers who they are and facilitate the best possible outcomes for their injured workers. This is program customization at its most meaningful. Read the full blog article.

 

COLLEAGUE ENGAGEMENT IS ESSENTIAL FOR A SMOOTH ACQUISITION

When one organization decides to acquire another, it’s an exciting yet challenging time for both parties. In order for an acquisition to be truly worthwhile and successful, it must be handled in a way that maximizes the benefits of the two organizations joining forces. Colleague retention is key. Read the full blog article.

 

THE STRENGTH OF DISABILITIES IN THE WORKPLACE

More is better, right? Why settle for 72 ounces of ketchup at the big-box store when you can get 84? But what about an extra chromosome? When you get an extra copy of the 21st chromosome, the world calls that Down syndrome and labels you with a disability, no matter how terrific you are. The world says individuals with disabilities can’t do this and can’t do that. This is where the world is wrong. Read the full blog article.

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