Belonging is as essential to humans as love, according to psychologists. This need is common to all people. That’s why it’s a critical focus for workplaces. It brings everyone together, even those who may not feel part of diversity and inclusion talks.
McKinsey reported that in 2022, 51% of the people who quit their jobs sought belonging and connection.
By promoting a sense of belonging, companies invite everyone in. They create room for discussion about shared experiences. It leads to more understanding and acceptance, especially for those who often feel left out at work. Moreover, it fosters team member engagement