download the global report Randstad Workmonitor Q3, 2015

diversity in the workplace

Globalization leads to an increasingly diverse workplace. Which is good for business: many experts have argued that diverse teams lead to better performance and higher employee engagement. But what about true acceptance when it comes to colleagues with different ethnic backgrounds, ages, gender, religious beliefs and sexual orientation?

The numbers from Randstad Workmonitor survey, indicate there is plenty of room for improving social acceptance. Some of the insights on this report include:

  • 77% points out that there is an open and inclusive company culture at their current employer.
  • Respondents have been subject to discrimination in regard to age (26%), gender (21%), race (17%), religion (16%), and sexual orientation (15%).
  • Luxembourg and Slovakia have the lowest scores on all aspects of discrimination, while India and Turkey rank among the countries with higher rates of discrimination in the workplace.
  • In addition, this report contains quarterly recurring observations for: mobility, appetite to change jobs, actual job change and job satisfaction across the globe.

 To read all the insights, please download the report.