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Celebrating Diversity and Inclusion This Pride Month – and Beyond

In an era of social distancing, coming together to celebrate our individuality and take pride in our uniqueness has never been more important.

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by Sitel Staff June 3, 2020 - 2 MIN READ

June is Pride Month – a global movement to show support and raise awareness for the LGBTQ+ community around the world. Like its official symbol, the rainbow flag, Pride Month is bold, lively and colorful; it’s a time to recognize the importance of our diversity in our communities, within our organization and around our world. 

Ultimately, Pride Month is an opportunity to celebrate the differences and similarities that bind us together. At Sitel, this means learning from each other’s experiences, ideas and opinions – not just during this month, but always.

Pride in our diverse team 

As an industry leader, our people are our biggest and most valuable asset. Each person’s individuality and unique point of view contributes to our success as a global organization as we work together towards a common goal. And we embrace the diversity across our team loudly and proudly. 

Our core values are founded on diversity and inclusion. We are committed to creating a respectful and safe environment for every one of our 80,000 people – no matter their race, religion, gender or sexual orientation. 

Be bold, be you

One of our core values is ‘Be Bold’. We believe this means daring to be different, living freely and connecting to your true, authentic self; without worrying about what others think. In our day-to-day, we live this value by welcoming open and honest conversations and fostering a work culture where people feel free to be themselves. At Sitel, our associates are encouraged to dress how they like, speak their minds and be bold and proud of their differences – whether they’re working from one of our contact centers or from the comfort of their home.

Building an inclusive culture where people can be their authentic selves is at the core of our values. Engaged, connected employees bring their best ideas and the best attitude to work every day – and in turn, deliver the best experiences to our clients’ customers and each other. Because we know the employee experience is the customer experience

Empowered voices 

With social distancing measures in full effect, this year’s Pride Month may look a bit different. There won’t be parades or festivals, but pride will still happen – online. 

Through our Empowered voices blog, we give our people a platform to share their own stories of pride, inclusiveness and daring to be different. As part of our mission to spark meaningful conversation and bring awareness to the movement, we’ll be featuring stories of #SitelPride all month long. But these initiatives don’t end come July. At Sitel, we fly our pride flag all year long in honor of our unique, empowered people – all 80,000 of us. We are connected. We are valued.

Follow along on social media using #SitelPride.

written by Sitel Staff
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