Diversity and Inclusion

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Much has been said about diversity and inclusion and yet many of my individual clients are facing rejection upon rejection based on the information requested from them that contributed to these barriers.

Malaysia is a land of diversity but not many organizations are practicing or embracing this as a culture.

Consider these:

  • Job advertisements are still calling for certain races, age or qualifications instead of focusing on success factors
  • Job application forms are worse. It even ask applicants to declare past salaries, race and other sensitive information.
  • Knowledge of resume format is not common.
  • Ageism is real and so is being a differently-abled person.

And, what is it about declaring certain candidates as “over qualified”?

Read on diversity and inclusion by JoshBersin here.

Author: Hanie Razaif-Bohlender

Hanie is co-founder and General Manager of Dragonfire Corporate Solutions Sdn Bhd, a Kuala Lumpur-based management consulting firm, and Dragonfire Academy, a center for continuous adult learning. Hanie is widely known as “The Career Doctor” for her coaching roles with private clients in their quest to find clarity, happiness, and fulfilment during their career journey.

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