The Definitive Guide to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Benefits of a more diverse and inclusive workforce range from increased innovation and creativity due to having a wider range of perspectives through to better decision making and increased talent retention.

The Definitive Guide to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

The benefits of a more diverse and inclusive workforce range from increased innovation and creativity due to having a wider range of perspectives through to better decision making and increased talent retention. 

A diverse workplace culture has a knock on positive effect on inclusivity and also boosts your brand reputation making you a more attractive employer. 

Recruiters are also critical to the hiring policies of the companies they work with. Your own biases, whether conscious or unconscious, can influence who gets the job. 

Moreover, many businesses are desperate for the kind of professional, expert advice that can help them achieve their diversity goals in a manner that makes sense for their own specific working environment. 

So, make sure you’re well placed to offer this partnership well before anyone starts to request it. As soon as your clients are having to ask you what kind of support you can deliver in this crucial area, you’re already on the back foot. 

Recruiters can and should help to shape the future of the industries they specialise in. It’s a shared responsibility to make a difference to under-represented groups that struggle to even get a foot in the door - let alone make a successful career - in certain sectors. 

The good news is this: those who get their diversity and inclusion strategies right are highly likely to reap rewards both in terms of a benefit to their business’s working culture, and to their commercial prospects.

The Definitive Guide contains sections on:

  • Key topics and terminology
  • Awareness of bias
  • Preventing bias and promoting inclusivity
  • Interview and assessment
  • Competency based interviewing
  • Creating your DE&I Strategy
  • Developing your Understanding and Expertise

Download and read the Definitive Guide to DE&I which contains all the tips and techniques you need to form an inclusive DE&I strategy, developed in partnership with Balance.