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What is the best way to address a seeming lack of diversity at our agency? Should I speak to HR? There was a push to create a diversity board , but other than a questionnaire about what holidays we all observe, I have not seen any other results in 5 months?

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Three things come to mind: - can you interact with HR directly when recruiting project resources? - can you speak to your manager around diversity and how that could help with project insights? - is there a way you can submit your concern to HR? It’s a valid point and something that a lot of companies have been focused on

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Great post! Diversity and inclusion are proverbial buzzwords that every agency loves to throw in to sound progressive but based on what you wrote above this is merely lip service to sound like they’re pushing towards a more fair hiring process and workplace. How any company manages comes from the top down - senior leadership and/or owners are wholly responsible for their firms practices.

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