The Females in Tech Show with Tamara Johanna

Future of Diversity in the Workplace with Rhonda Brighton-Hall - 015

February 10, 2020 Tamara Johanna Season 1 Episode 15
The Females in Tech Show with Tamara Johanna
Future of Diversity in the Workplace with Rhonda Brighton-Hall - 015
Show Notes

Diversity in the workplace is a hot topic at the moment, and something many organisations are putting greater focus on. Both locally within Australia, and globally.

While the benefits are obvious, there are some challenges with implementing diversity in the workplace. Updating and maintaining company and HR policies, and operating systems and procedures is today’s constantly evolving world make it difficult

Keeping up with diversity can be challenging.

Fortunately today’s guest on The Females in Tech Show is Rhonda Brighton-Hall, who is recognised as one of Australia’s foremost experts in human resources, specialising in leadership, diversity and the future of work.

In this episode Rhonda provides an overview of her career, and shares insights into how businesses can create a more diverse and inclusive workplace. Here’s an outline of what we cover:

  • Rhonda’s global career journey (4:24)
  • Her business MWAH (Making Work Absolutely Human) and what it’s about (9:56)
  • We talk about diversity in the workplace, why it’s important and the ROI for organisations (21:28)
  • Some of the common mistakes made by organisations regarding diversity (23:36)
  • Rhonda shares some inspirational diversity success stories (29:57)
  • We discuss the outcome of the Happy Workers Report (34:02)
  • How privilege plays a big role in creating a diverse workplace (24:54)
  • What the future of diversity inclusion look like (41:03)
  • Rhonda also shares what employees and senior executives can start doing today to close the diversity gap (45:06)

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