Hey friends of The Rise Journey,
Last Thursday we attended NYC's Small Business Expo at the Javits Center. Our goal was to meet the Small Business Owner community and create real conversations about culture, team building, and how to affect change within an organization. As part of this we asked our booth visitors to fill out a quick survey around culture, Diversity & Inclusion, and what other workplace initiatives are in place.
Of the 124 companies we surveyed at the Small Business Expo:
- 21% are focused on diverse hiring (not just gender and ethnic backgrounds, but other factors)
- 31% offer flexible and/or remote work options
- 15% offer professional development or educational budget
While these numbers may seem low, it is promising that small business owners still have these kind of initiatives in mind to attract and retain the best talent.
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