Panel 1: Creating a more diverse home furnishings workforce
How do you recruit, hire and support a more diverse workforce? How do you approach that if you are a small or family-owned business? How do you ensure that your sourcing and supplier partners match your company’s values? After taking steps to recruit and hire more diverse employees, then what? How do you make sure everyone’s needs are being met?
- Sandra Beckett, chief HR officer, City Furniture
- Cheryl Kern, VP diversity, equity and inclusion, Herman Miller
- Dr. Ron Milon, chief diversity officer, FIT
Moderator: Sheila Long O’ Mara, executive editor, Furniture Today