Diversity and Inclusion Tools and Tips for Small Business

Create a Welcoming Workplace

  • Celebrate our differences that make us unique
  • Encourage people to be themselves and make your work a safe space for this
  • Foster conversations about preventing discriminatory language and encourage openness

Suggested Policies and Guidelines

  • Have a clear discrimination policy and complaint procedure
  • Have an inclusive bathroom policy
  • Have breastfeeding policy
  • Have inclusive forms
  • Use inclusive job postings

Actions to Take Today

  • Start the conversations with your team
  • Team training on Diversity and Inclusion
  • Have inclusive spaces that respect the team
  • Create policies that protect those who self-identify
  • Post jobs in multiple places for maximum exposure to a diverse pool of potential candidates