Why Do Gender Pronouns Matter in the Workplace?

We can all get confused about what is the correct thing to say.  What is cisgender?  What is BIPOC?  Which pronoun am I supposed to use, and when do I ask?  Which is the correct term: black, African American, or a person of color? 
Over 79% of new employees have stated that diversity is essential in choosing or staying with a new job or company. The next generation of employees, Gen Z, identifies as 60% diverse and will demand an inclusive culture with diverse teams.
As job seekers, most of us are confident of our ability to succeed in whatever company we choose. Statistics show reduced equity in pay, opportunity, or culture in all companies for those in the underrepresented workforce.