How to be a company that attracts LGBTQ professionals
We’ve come a long way as a nation when it comes to LGBTQ rights and acceptance, but we surely have more work to do, especially in the workplace. In 30 states, it’s still perfectly legal to not hire someone or to fire them due to sexual orientation or gender orientation. But most forward-thinking companies actually have strategies to step away from that attitude, and are becoming more inclusive. But becoming a company that welcomes LGBTQ talent requires more than just not discriminating against them – it’s recognizing that diversity can be a growth strategy. We spoke with experts to learn concrete steps you can take to make your company more attractive to LGBTQ workers.