It’s Not a Recruitment Issue. The Ad Industry Needs Diversity Advocates in the Workplace

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Studies show diversity matters. Ethnic and gender diversity correlates to increased performance and profitability. It also creates an enriched work experience. Companies are understanding the importance, yet there are still many challenges with achieving a truly diverse workforce and creating environments where diverse employees feel like they can thrive and belong. Having advocates for diversity in the workplace is crucial to not only improve the employee experience but build a thriving, inclusive company.

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@ccanty Corean Canty is chief operating officer of Goodway Group.