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What is an optional statement?

What is an optional statement?

If you complete your personal statement and still feel that you have more to share, an optional statement provides you with an opportunity to do so. A personal statement is required. An optional statement, as the name suggests, is not.

How can you contribute to diversity in the workplace?

Six ways to support diversity and inclusion in the workplaceBe aware of unconscious bias. Building awareness is a first step towards real change. Communicate the importance of managing bias. Offer diversity and inclusion training. Acknowledge holidays of all cultures. Make it easy for your people to participate in employee resource groups. Mix up your teams.

How do you promote inclusiveness in the workplace?

Here are things your company can do to create a more inclusive workplace and, therefore, a more appealing place to work.Appropriately Connect with Employees. Interact with Different People. Create Employee Resource Groups. Place Importance on Inclusion. Hold Better Meetings. Invest in Diversity Training.

How do you promote equality in the workplace?

7 Tips to Promote Equality & End Workplace DiscriminationIdentify and prevent unconscious bias. We all have unconscious biases. Put equality policies in place. Mind your language. Use objective criteria. Be proactive. Get advice if needed. Watch out for indirect discrimination.

How do you create an inclusive team?

Why inclusive is importantEstablish ‘psychological safety’ Team members should feel as though they can share their thoughts and opinions freely, so everyone feels heard and all ideas are on the table, not just those of a select few. Discourage ‘groupthink’ Encourage ‘servant behaviour’ Be honest.