Organised by myGwork on 19 October, #WorkFair 2022 is the largest global virtual careers fair featuring truly inclusive employers, where graduates and professionals can work with pride.
LONDON, Sept. 22, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Despite more companies touting their commitment to diversity and inclusion, encouraging individuals to be authentic at work, most professionals still fear revealing their true selves. Recent research has revealed that as many as three in five professionals still hide something about themselves from their employers. Additionally, many studies show LGBTQ+ graduates and professionals go back into the closet when they start a new job, despite intentions of #WorkingWithPride. According to organisations like Stonewall, around two-thirds of graduates who were open about their sexual orientation or gender identity before starting their first job, went “back in the closet” when they started work.
To create awareness around this issue, myGwork – the largest global business platform for LGBTQ+ professionals, will be launching a campaign at its upcoming event #WorkFair on 19 October 2022. The campaign, created in partnership with Enactus, will feature graduates sharing why #WorkingWithPride matters. The campaign reveals why bringing your whole and authentic self to work and #WorkingWithPride is hugely important for professionals and graduate generations, particularly for younger generations entering the workplace right now.
LGBTQ+ professionals and graduates have confirmed that hiding a part of …