4 Diverse Candidate Pools You Might Not Have Considered (But Should!)

When thinking about diversity, too many companies make the mistake of only focusing on race and gender. But the truth is, there are many more types of diversity than this — and if you only focus on a couple of dimensions, you are much less likely to reap the benefits of having a diverse workforce, such as innovation, productivity and profitability, among others. In order to become a truly diverse and inclusive organisation, companies should consider all different categories of diversity — including ones that are often absent from public discourse.

Here are a few different candidate pools that you may have been overlooking — while it’s far from an all-encompassing list, keeping these groups in mind in your recruiting efforts will help you attract even more talented candidates to your organisation.

1. Neurodiverse Candidates

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