Living up to its deep commitment towards LGBTQ+ equality in the workplace, Saraf Furniture, India’s solid wood furniture player, proudly announces that it will hire about 200-250 professionals from the LGBTQ+ community in the Financial Year 2021-22. With the key announcement championing LGBTQ+ equality in hiring, it gives immense pleasure to Saraf as the trustworthy and renowned furniture brand inches a step closer on its mission of ‘Equality in The Workplace’.
To transform this long-cherished dream of LGBTQ+ equality in the workplace into reality, Saraf Furniture is carving out a detailed plan to constitute an expert committee for the smooth execution of the entire process. The top management is leaving no stone unturned to make the entire hiring process comfortable and hassle-free for eligible and deserving LGBTQ+ candidates.
Professionals from the LGBTQ+ community will be able to carve their career at Saraf Furniture in a diverse range of job profiles – interior designers, after-sales support professionals, HR team members, chat support individuals, website developers, Search Engine Optimization (SEO) experts, AutoCAD expert, digital marketing team members, supply chain managers to name a few.
To make the entire mission streamline, Saraf Furniture has been running awareness and training-related programs for the lifestyle diversity for their existing employees as well. The programs have been going on with an aim to develop more and more mutual respect, awareness, and communication among the entire workforce.
Moreover, a list of new policies including major ones like Gender Affirmation and Sexual Harassment Prevention Policies are all set to be implemented. Furthermore, Saraf Furniture will also be constructing unisex washrooms. Additionally, to safeguard and protect the rights of the LGBTQ+ community a ‘Welfare Committee’ is also being made.
Commenting on hiring decisions with respect to LGBTQ+ equality in the workplace, Raghunandan Saraf, Founder & CEO, Saraf Furniture, said, “There is a famous idiom – Practice what you preach. And, I firmly believe in this. We can’t afford to speak LGBTQ+ equality in the workplace if we fail to implement this in our workplace. Saraf Furniture has taken a firm decision to come forward and set an example for others to be followed by living up to its firm commitment towards the LGBTQ+ equality in the workplace in true sense.”
“As a growing organisation and one of the biggest names in the furniture industry, Saraf Furniture is always keen and geared up to integrate diversity at workplace. Nowadays, organisations need to involve people from all walks of life, hone their skillsets so as to take edge over others in the era of severe competition. As entrepreneurs, we need to be more open when it comes to talent which is lying untapped and unexplored. I know, together we can make a difference,” Raghunandan Saraf added.
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