When you hire people from diverse backgrounds, nationalities, and cultures, you’re bringing fresh perspectives to your firm. This can lead to benefits like better problem solving and increased productivity. The research shows that diverse teams see a 60% improvement in decision-making abilities.
Laura Gregg, Director of Practice Management and Advisor Research at FlexShares Exchange Traded Funds, answers questions such as "Where do I find diverse candidates" and "What changes to our HR manual or job descriptions should we make to encourage diverse candidates to join our firm?" to help advisors work toward deploying an equitable hiring system.