Black female boss leading corporate multiracial team meeting talking to diverse businesspeople, african american woman executive discussing project plan at group multi-ethnic briefing in boardroom To stem the tide of Black employees leaving the workforce, employers have beefed up mental health offerings and created programming specifically for Black employees. (Photo: Shutterstock)

(Bloomberg) –Significantly increasing the numbers of Black, Latino and other underrepresented workers means not just bringing in new people, but keeping the ones you have. For employers, that’s going to mean addressing burnout in a way they never have before.

At Bain & Co., one of 40 companies that has pledged to collectively hire and promote one million Black Americans in the next 10 years, burnout “is a real factor across populations,” said Julie Coffman, the consulting firm’s chief diversity officer, “but is maybe most acute in our Black and brown populations.”

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