I found I was most effective when I did not rely on common understandings and was specific with my requests. Patience and respect are also critical to success. Amazing results are possible when people of different backgrounds and experiences pull together.”
– Joni Norby, Advisory Board, Columbia University School of Business J. Norby, Professional Questionnaire, November 28, 2012
The EEOC, or Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, is responsible for enforcing federal laws that make it illegal to discriminate against a job applicant or an employee because of the person’s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age (40 or older), disability or genetic information. (“About the EEOC: Overview”, 2012) When this mix of people comes together there are a variety of cultures represented.
Discuss at least two ways that this multicultural mix can be an advantage to the career field you have chosen. 100 words.
Career field Criminal Justice