CARROLLTON, Ga., February 14, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Southwire is proud to announce that our company has earned a spot on DiversityJobs.com’s Best Diversity Employers list for the third consecutive year.
According to its website, DiversityJobs.com is a search engine that gives job seekers free access to more than 200,000 jobs with an average of nearly 7 million visits to the site each month.
To be identified as a Top Diversity Employer, organizations must demonstrate consistent awareness and dedication to hiring all diversity groups, including gender, race, culture and experience.
“At Southwire, our people are the people behind the power™and we believe that diversity, equity and inclusion are key to attracting anyone who wants to make an impact and make a difference inside and outside of our organization,” said Fernando EsquivelExecutive Vice President People & Culture.
Southwire was on the global list of Best Employers for 2022 and was one of 14 companies listed in the manufacturing industry. This was made possible through Southwire’s diversity and inclusion initiative, FUSE, which fosters an environment that recognizes the value and talent of diverse perspectives, regardless of gender and ethnicity.
“This achievement illustrates Southwire’s continued commitment to diversity in all aspects of our business and the talent we invite to join our company,” said Chuck McLendonrecruiting director.
To further Southwire’s mission of inclusivity, the company also offers six Employee Resource Groups (ERGs), including the Women’s Network, Spectrum, Nextgen, TEAM, Officium and Allied. These ERGs actively promote Southwire’s commitment to inclusivity by engaging group members and encouraging attendance at events throughout the year.
“Being named a Top Employer by DiversityJobs.com validates what our employees already believe and live within Southwire through our ERGs and how we engage with our local communities across the country,” said Scott Bellvice president of talent management.
At Southwire, the company believes that an inclusive culture allows talent to flourish and encourages its employees to reach their highest potential. Southwire wants its employees to feel empowered, see diversity, and experience inclusivity, regardless of background.
“This recognition increases Southwire’s visibility for those looking for community, and we hope this translates into momentum and momentum toward a balanced and diverse workforce that reflects the national landscape,” Bell said.
A leader in technology and innovation, Southwire Company, LLC is one of North America largest wire and cable producers and an emerging influence in the industrial electrical space. Southwire and its subsidiaries manufacture construction wire and cable, utility products, metal-clad cable, portable and electronic cord products, OEM wire products, and engineered products. Additionally, Southwire provides assembled products, contractor equipment and hand tools. To learn more about Southwire’s products, community involvement and vision for sustainability, visit www.southwire.com.
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