Diversity and inclusion have become one of the most talked out topics in the corporate spheres, and it has become imperative to succeed in it. It has become essential to redefine the entire idea of diversity in the workplace, and for a good reason.
Let us first talk about what gender diversity and inclusion in the workplace mean: Gender diversity refers to a workplace with an equal number of men and women, meaning that men and women are hired at the same rate, paid equally, and given a similar opportunity for advancement.
Gender equality is critical. Fair representation of women in the workplace can positively impact the entire company. Most businesses strive toward achieving gender diversity, and while reputation is vital, gender diversity provides several other crucial and significant benefits for a company's bottom line. Companies that are gender diverse outperform their competitors and generate more profit!
Gender balance in the workplace has been shown in numerous studies to provide innumerable benefits for both people and businesses: enhanced employee loyalty, a more balanced environment, and higher creativity and productivity are just a few examples. But, more importantly, how do we encourage and attain gender balance and sustain and maintain it? Reports from organizations debate the impact of quotas, demonstrating that it isn't just a numbers game. Everything indicates that it is a cultural issue.
Addressing workplace culture allows us to recognize gender balance challenges. The recommended approach is to combine cultural values to create the types of workplaces that both women and men wish to work in. A Healthy and good workplace culture must include a solid commitment to welfare, diversity, and inclusion – with positive role modeling also playing an essential role in women's career decisions.
All of this and more is provided for the benefit of all our female employees. Being a company at the forefront of digital transformation, we also believe in making the world a better place than we found it. Here are some things we believe in to cater to a more gender-diverse and inclusive work environment.
People need spaces where they are equally welcomed, rewarded, and cared for - environments in which they can be certain that they will manage their personal and professional goals while remaining true to themselves at work.
“My journey has been filled with learning and growing within the organization. Exalogic was my first IT stint. The decision to join Exalogic didn't fail me. Exalogic allows you to wear multiple hats, empowers you with freedom, and upholds you with all the support & guidance you could dream of.” said Sherel Jennifer, HR Manager Domestic Operations at Exalogic. “Being a part of a male-dominated society, the Exa family gave me the opportunity to explore my inner capabilities unbiased.”
"I am proud to see more women taking the lead in a world that men in suits have long dominated. Women have the same capabilities as men and are even more charismatic in taking up space in the tech industry and making decisions.” said Alyson Fajardo, Manager – Intelligent Enterprise who works closely with the Technical and Marketing teams at Exalogic.
"Working with Exalogic is an adventure. I feel excited but also content to have found my place here. I do what I love, and my team is incredibly helpful, empathetic, and responsive. There is a significant emphasis on work-life balance here, and I could sense it from the first day I joined.” said Jenny Yaromenok, Communication and Marketing Specialist at Exalogic.
Jenny added: “It's rare to come across a work environment where everyone is accepted and equally supported regardless of their age, race, gender, look, or other factors. I feel encouraged to develop my talents and be the best version of myself as a woman.”