What are the best ways to collect demographic details from your employees?

Our business is two years old and about 60 full time employees strong. We've never gathered demographic details from our team members such as ethnicity, cultural identify, sexual orientation, etc. and recently ran into an instance where the percentages of diversity among staff was requested. We obviously do not intend on guessing so I'd love your best options of how you gathered this info. where you are! thanks.

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Ask them to self report through a form. And then if some folks don’t, you could do a visual review (although this may not be 100% accurate then).

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You can ask your team to voluntarily fill out a DEI survey and collect the data in aggregated, anonymous form. People seems to have an easier time with that, vs. collecting it as part of their employee profile (and in some regions you legally can't do this anyways).

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Hi, OP! Have them fill out some form. But expect them to withhold some information.

Hello there! Best way is to ask them to fill out a form. Google forms are going to be your best friend!

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