How to Add Diversity to Your Recruiting Strategy

In addition to broadening your company’s demographic profile, diversity is key to bringing in new business and new employees. Nearly 70% of job seekers say that a company’s diversity portfolio influences their decision about whether or not to work there. A diverse workplace reaches a wider consumer base, which gives you more opportunities to sell your products and services. If the candidate pool in your applicant tracking system is looking a bit monotonous, here’s how to add variety.

As with any change you make to your recruiting strategy, adding diversity can be accomplished in increments. Starting with small changes is a good way to diversify your organization and see if your strategies are working. To start, pick one metric at a time to improve. Considering that only 4.2% of women held CEO-level positions in 2016, and African Americans are 16% less likely to get…


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