Diversity in the Workforce Discussion 2

400 words / No plagiarism

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Assignment Details

You have been hired as head of the human resource department for a large corporation that receives government contracts. A key portion of your job responsibility is to hire the most qualified candidates to perform the often dangerous and sensitive work your company performs.

Respond to the following prompts:

  • Discuss the importance and relevance of affirmative action in your current hiring practices. Will affirmative action laws hinder or help you in attracting the best talent? Keep in mind the serious nature of the work being performed.  
  • Share your opinion on the current importance of affirmative action in today’s competitive workplace and whether you believe changes need to be made. In your response, take into consideration the potential unintended consequences associated with reverse discrimination.

Use credible sources to support your points.