Diversity Assessment Tool

Completing the Welcoming Workplaces Diversity Assessment tool is a good way to get started. Work your way through the tool until you can answer yes to all the questions.

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COMMITMENT
1. Does your organization have a diversity statement that is aligned with your company's mission, vision, and values?      
2. Does management support the company's commitment to diversity?      
3. Does your company build diversity to strategic business goals?      
4. Does your company communicate its commitment to inclusion and diversity?      
5. Does your company include principles of diversity and inclusion in company polices/ practices?      
6. Does management understand laws about diversity?      
HIRING PRACTICES
7. Is your organization aware of sources of bias?      
8. Does your business use diversity appropriate job advertisements?      
9. Does your business use diversity appropriate practices to screen resumes?      
10. Does your company conduct fair interviews?      
11. Does your business use diversity appropriate practices to perform reference checks?
     
EMPLOYEES
12. Does your business create a welcoming environment for diverse groups?      
13. Does your business help new hires adjust to the business culture?      
14. Do your employees understand and support your diversity plan?      
15. Does your organization recognize diversity in performance management for employees?      
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16. Does your company have harassment or bullying policy and procedures?      
17. Is there a process in place to handle complaints of discrimination or harassment?      
18. Is there a system in place to monitor barriers to inclusion and progress toward diversity goals?      
PARTNERSHIPS
19. Does your organization have partnerships with local community groups?