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
For those not already familiar…