The new shape of work interviews series addresses the challenges and uncertainty brought by the coronavirus, and addresses how to transition to a more agile workforce for the future.
The pandemic has magnified the impacts of social inequality. People are dealing with increased racial discrimination. Persistent gender inequalities are becoming more apparent as women shoulder more responsibility for caring for and schooling their children at home. And those who struggle with mental health challenges are experiencing these more acutely do the pandemic. In light of this, the need for strong leadership seems more critical than ever before.
In this interview, Norman Dreger, Partner and CEO of Mercer Germany, consults with Angela Berg, Global Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Consulting Leader at Mercer, and David Jackson, Partner in Mercer’s US Talent and Strategy business, about the importance of diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) and why companies who want to remain relevant and best positioned for the future need leaders committed to DEI.