Hiring employees from varying backgrounds helps foster new approaches, ideas, and knowledge. Very often, team members from the same or similar backgrounds may make decisions or pursue courses of action based on a narrow range of experience. Making a conscious effort to focus on diverse hiring ensures that your team includes staff from a variety of social and cultural backgrounds. In this way, you organically increase the range of knowledge, perspective, and approach by which decisions are made. If your organization builds a reputation for valuing differences, you can attract talented employees who know that you will appreciate and utilize the skills they bring to the table. This leads to greater commitment and higher productivity. Please be sure to ask about how Gradient can help your company reach its diversity goals.