Deloitte University estimates that millennials will make up 75 percent of the workforce by 2025 (Smith & Turner, 2015). As this generation enters the workforce, one aspect that has been a challenge for many businesses is the fact that a significant number of millennials identify as transgender (trans).
It is no surprise that diversity and inclusion (D&I or, now gaining popularity, I&D) programs are prevalent across organizations as the United States is becoming a more racially and ethnically diverse society. For instance, the U.S. Census Bureau’s projections indicate that by 2060, the U.S. will no longer have a single racial or ethnic majority.
Are you bringing your “whole self” to work? Can you freely discuss your experiences and unique point of view without any risk to being a valued member of the workplace? Do you think everyone at your workplace can do so?
The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) has awarded a 2018-2019 Merit Award designation to the Florida Institute of Technology SHRM student chapter for providing superior growth and development opportunities to its student chapter members.