people gathered to form two giant human forms with upraised hands Equity-fluent leaders need to be expert stewards of psychological safety in order to create an environment where differences can thrive.(Photo: Shutterstock)

People of color are projected to represent more than 50% of the American population within the next 20 years — making way for a significantly more diverse workforce. As the future of work continues to rapidly evolve, company leaders must ensure they are meeting the priorities and needs of multicultural job-seekers and employees to both attract and retain key talent in the exceptionally competitive post-pandemic market.

Besides being more cause-oriented and environmentally conscious, incoming generations of talent seek equity over equality, empathy (humanity) over policy — and agility over inflexibility.

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