7+ Must-Read DEI Books for HR Pros 

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If you read blogs about diversity, you can get fast tips for including everyone at work. But if you want to really understand diversity, equity, and inclusion, reading DEI books is better. They can give managers and HR leaders like you a complete understanding of DEI and how to use it in workplaces. For managers… Read more »

8 Best Strategies for Sourcing Underrepresented Talent

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Diversity is a key tenet for companies in a world that demands it. There are many benefits of a diverse workforce, from improving team relationships to encouraging innovation and improving decision-making. But despite the benefits of a diverse workforce, companies still struggle to source and retain diverse talent. For example, in the U.S. tech industry,… Read more »

9 Helpful Examples of SMART Goals for Diversity & Inclusion

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The modern business world is changing for the better, at least when it comes to the policies, laws, and regulations around diversity and inclusion. And the importance of D&I for organizational success is being proved time after time. So, that’s why it’s ideal to have smart goals for diversity & inclusion. Businesses in all sectors… Read more »

6 Businesses that Hire People with IDD (Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities)

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Source: Photo by Austin Distel on Unsplash Intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) are a range of conditions that affect a person’s cognitive and adaptive functioning. People with IDD may experience challenges in communication, social skills, learning, and daily living activities.  Despite these challenges, people with IDD have skills, talents, and abilities that can contribute to… Read more »

7 Tips to Create Diverse Interview Panels

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The first step to building an efficient diversity recruiting process is to have diverse interview panels. 68% of candidates believe a diverse interview panel is essential to better hiring experiences and outcomes. Diverse interview panels should include interviewers with diverse characteristics: age race gender identity sexual orientation skills experience When your interview panels are diverse,… Read more »

Gen Z Is Leading the Way for Workplace Equality

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Gen Z is leading the charge for workplace equality like never before. With their unique insights and values, this generation strives to create a more inclusive and equitable future for all. If you work in HR, it’s key to recognize and understand this powerful influence on the modern workforce. In this age of social awareness,… Read more »

How to Become a Good Diversity Recruiter (5 Tips)

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If you’ve been asking yourself, “How do I become a good diversity recruiter?” then I’ve got some answers for you. Starting a career in diversity recruitment is fulfilling and comes with a good salary. But there are a number of skills you’ll need before getting started. This includes having relevant experience in HR and recruitment,… Read more »

9 Ways to Reduce Interviewer Bias in Recruitment

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One of the most important stages of the recruiting process is the interview. Unfortunately, a high-stakes conversation like a job interview can trigger interviewer bias affecting even the most experienced hiring managers. Failure to learn how to reduce interviewer bias may lead to your organization losing out on top talent. A  2018 Linkedin study on… Read more »

Why You Should Create a Diversity and Inclusion Budget

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Recent DEI research shows that 78% of American workers believe working for an employer that values diversity and inclusion is important. Meanwhile, 89% of companies have a formal diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) strategy. So, if your company doesn’t have a diversity and inclusion budget yet, it’s time to create one. Keep reading to learn… Read more »

9 Top Diversity Recruiting Platforms

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3 out of 4 (about 76%) of candidates say company diversity is essential when looking for jobs. But it’s not just job seekers looking at a company’s culture. A survey by Leger Marketing Inc. (on behalf of ESG Global Advisors and ACI Argyle Communications Inc.) found 68% of North American Companies have formal DEI strategies… Read more »

5 Helpful Tips to Improve Your Diversity Hiring Strategy

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Having a variety of people from different backgrounds is important. It lets you find top talent from all around the world. If you’re not focusing on inclusive recruiting practices (or making diversity a priority), you’re failing to attract the best and the brightest to your business. So, it’s time to start focusing on your diversity hiring… Read more »

6 Tips for Setting Diversity and Inclusion Performance Goals

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For your organization to stay competitive in a diverse and global world, incorporate DEI practices into your everyday operations. Research from McKinsey & Co. shows companies with a diverse workforce experience 36% more returns than non-diverse ones. But setting diversity and inclusion performance goals isn’t an easy, one-time task. The process requires commitment for success…. Read more »

How to Attract Diverse Talent: 7 Helpful Tips to Write InclusiveJob Ads (2023)

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Do you want to make sure your job ads grab the attention of all kinds of people? Then, you’re in the right place. So, do you need to make your talent search more inclusive to attract diverse talent? Here are 7 tips for writing job descriptions to attract diverse candidates: 1. Avoid exclusionary words to… Read more »

7 Helpful Steps for a D&I Strategy [2024 Update]

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Top companies are talking about Diversity & Inclusion in the wake of the Black Lives Matter movement. But how do you implement a diversity and inclusion strategy? Developing an effective strategy for managing diversity starts with a conversation and is followed by action. Here are 7 steps we found for implementing a diversity strategy for… Read more »

5 Examples of Inclusive Recruiting Practices

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Having a diverse team is good for your bottom line. Companies with a more diverse workforce experience 36% more returns than non-diverse ones. Plus, 76% of candidates and employees from different backgrounds prefer to work for co.s focused on inclusive culture.  If you want to build your DEI hiring strategy, here are 5 examples of… Read more »