Beyond box ticking

Ireland has a skills shortage and a deeper pool of talent is the solution. Emmet Ryan meets the people showing that diversity isn’t just about doing the right thing, it’s what’s best for business

Emmet Ryan

Technology Correspondent @emmetjryan
3rd March, 2019
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The banners and flags look great at Pride. Similarly, those photo opportunities with groups representing the disabled. Being able to say how many different languages you have in your company is just fantastic. It’s all fantastic window-dressing that presents a great face.

Alone, these symbols or stats do nothing. Pride being the one day of the year LGBT members feel recognised for who they are are in a business leaves 364 with questions....

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