Diversity in recruitment means reaching, assessing and employing people from a range of backgrounds, experiences and perspectives to help improve business performance and employee experience.
Attitudes to diversity are changing. #BlackLivesMatter is a movement, not a moment. And it’s put recruitment and recruiter bias firmly in the spotlight. Talent Acquisition leaders across the world are desperately seeking to ascertain whether their hiring practices are fair and inclusive. A range of diversity-friendly tools and training programs are here to help, but […]Continue reading
Diversity often tends to be a buzzword many companies put at the forefront of their recruitment campaigns and employer branding strategies. At the same time, the hunt for diversity first and foremost leans toward racial diversity. Many businesses believe they have diverse teams if it is diverse in the color of people’s skin. Incorrect. Diversity […]Continue reading
Culture fit is somewhat of an HR buzzword right now, with hundreds and thousands of articles being written about it’s importance each year. This is not one of them.Continue reading
When was the last time your company looked at how it recruits diverse talent? In this article, we explore how to reposition the concept of diversity recruiting so that it gets greater respect from hiring managers and business leaders. Here’s what we’ll be covering off: What is diversity recruiting? Why is hiring diverse people important? […]Continue reading
Diversity is HR’s latest pet project. It’s an exciting new social purpose with added business benefits. ‘Diversity Champions’ are this decade’s CSR Officers. This is no bad thing, especially in the face of overwhelming evidence that people are routinely disadvantaged because of the colour of their skin, their socio-economic background, sexuality or their gender. Yet whilst you can’t move for articles on sexism and racism at work, ageism gets very little coverage. It gets no headlines.Continue reading