It takes intentional effort to attract and hire individuals from a wide range of backgrounds, experiences, and identities. Putting your focus on these types of areas can help diverse talent grow in your business:
~ Job adverts - Use inclusive language and highlight your company's commitment to diversity and inclusion. Put adverts on a variety of platforms that are known to attract diverse candidates.
~ Recruitment Process - Review and revise your recruitment process to eliminate any potential bias, using diverse interview panels will ensure multiple perspectives in the evaluation process.
~ Ongoing Diversity and Inclusion Efforts: Remember that diversity and inclusion should be part of the DNA of your company, it'll involve consistent attention and commitment. Regularly evaluate and improve your recruitment processes to attract and retain diverse talent.
At Longwood our team can help your company improve in any type of recruitment practices - please contact us for more information on how we can support your business to be more diverse.