Microaggressions are damaging, hurtful, cumulative insults or actions often targeted at underrepresented talent. If left unaddressed, microaggressions could perpetuate exclusion, resulting in lower levels of engagement, productivity and retention of underrepresented talent. 

As organizations prioritize creating a culture of inclusion in the hybrid work environment, they must address the daily, common microaggressions that underrepresented talent experience in the workplace. By learning what microaggressions can look like in the workplace, HR professionals can help identify and address them as they occur.