Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

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Our Commitment

At CrossCountry we embrace and value our individual experiences, capabilities, talents, and perspectives by fostering and promoting a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Our people are our most valuable asset, and our individual differences are our greatest strength. This difference in background, experiences, knowledge, and opinions leads to better ideas, solutions, and results.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Action

Our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives must be demonstrated through not only our words, but also our actions. In an effort to be more intentional and focused on creating and nurturing an environment where every employee feels respected, valued, and appreciated, we established a clear set of objectives to measure our progress and infuse it into the fabric of our company. These objectives guide our strategy and ability to achieve greater diversity through building communities, awareness, and training.

Network of Women

The NoW group inspires women with diverse backgrounds to support, foster new connections, lead with compassion, and empower and celebrate each other.

LatinX

The LatinX group attracts, develops, and retains top Hispanic/ Latinx talent, and shares Hispanic/ Latinx culture with people of all backgrounds to promote cultural diversity and awareness.

LGBTQIA+

The LGBTQIA+ group exists to promote awareness and education, foster understanding, support the broader LGBTQIA+ community, and help shape our firm’s culture of inclusivity and advancement for all.

NAPA

The Network of Asian Professionals and Allies group recruits, retains, and reinvests in the Asian and Pacific Islander staff across the company.

MAVS

The Military and Veteran Support group aids veterans and military families across the firm and the community while sharing lessons learned from their military experience.

BRIDGE

The Black Resource Information & Diversity Group for Everyone exists to raise cultural awareness and recruit, retain, and reinvest in the Black community across the firm.

FNIA

The Foreign Nationals & Immigrant Association supports and retains foreign nationals across the firm while fostering understanding, bridging cultural gaps, and building a community promoting global diversity.

Day of Service

An annual event for all employees to participate in local community and volunteer efforts to support the communities in which we live and work.


Workplace Giving Campaign

CrossCountry employees raised $20,000 through our first Workplace Giving Campaign in support and celebration of Black History Month.


Ongoing training for all employees to promote education and DEI awareness, specifically focused on unconscious bias.

Training tailored to the recruiting team and hiring managers developed to evaluate our current processes, highlight the importance of diversity, and uncover the potential for unconscious bias in the hiring process.

Voluntary employee discussions centered around various diversity, equity, and inclusion topics to promote education, conversation, awareness, and connection.

Implement strategic recruiting processes and efforts to intentionally increase our workforce diversity, specifically at the leadership level.

Establish partnerships with organizations to promote our open positions on various platforms and allow for increased diversity in candidate pipelines to meet diversity hiring objectives.

Partnerships

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Our People & Stories

“It was important for me to find a company that welcomed my authenticity and my multifaceted perspective. At CrossCountry, I can express my whole self not only as the Chair of the DE&I Committee but also as part of my

client teams and projects.”

Sudipa Shrestha, Managing Consultant

DE&I COMMITTEE

Sudipa Shrestha

“Starting with my interview process, CrossCountry's 'people first' approach made me feel welcome because everyone I talked to was genuinely interested in understanding me as an individual and not just another resource. As the firm has grown, we haven’t lost sight of what makes our culture so valuable: our people. Establishing and being a part of the DE&I Committee is an important part of making sure everyone is able to feel 'at home' in the same way I did.”

Lisbeth Immel, Partner DE&I COMMITTEE

Lisbeth Immel

“When I joined the company, one of my goals was to create a Hispanic/ LatinX ERG. Since day one, CrossCountry has welcomed and supported my ideas and initiatives. Through their Core Values and diversity and inclusion efforts, CrossCountry has created a safe environment and workplace in which I constantly feel accepted, valued and included.”

Juan Congote, Managing Consultant

LatinX ERG

Juan Congote

“While diversity brought me to CrossCountry, inclusion is what made me feel at home. Simply put, CrossCountry’s culture has allowed me to be my true self and celebrate who I am

as an out, gay man.”

Mark Nichols, Workday Sales Leader

LGBTGIA+ ERG

Mark Nichols

“I have always been passionate about gender equality and I was thrilled that CrossCountry had an established Network of Women Committee that I was able to get involved in right way. It warms my heart to see that we have a large number of Network of Women female champions, as well as male allies, in all areas of our business.”

Yuliya Belaya, Sales Operations Manger

Network of Women

Yuliya Belaya

“Because every employee brings a unique perspective that enriches our company and the solutions we bring to our clients, we want CrossCountry to be a place where every employee feels that they belong and is valued for bringing their true self to work. This commitment remains grounded in furthering our understanding of and commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, which we strive to demonstrate through not only our words, but also our actions.”

Juliana Mastroianni, CHRO