4.2.1 A multicultural workforce
In the next activity you listen again to Sharda Bhalsod, a Guidance employee, talking about the advantages of working with colleagues from different backgrounds.
Look at this extract from the video you watched in Activity 29, in which Sharda Bhalsod gives her views about working in a multicultural setting. Then answer the questions below.
Transcript: Guidance (Part 3)
1. What two reasons explain why Guidance has such a multicultural workforce?
- It is based in Leicester, which is a multicultural city.
- It recruits its staff internationally.
2. What example does Sharda Bhalsod give when she says that Guidance respects individuals?
In this particular extract, she refers mostly to the company culture that encourages the celebration of different religious and cultural festivals such as Eid, Diwali, and Polish and Chinese New Year celebrations.