Inclusivity Starts With the Hiring Process

Hiring is a two-way street. While candidates update their resumes and prepare to make a good first impression, employers should also do some preparation in advance of meeting applicants.

Gabriel Lucas

Feb 1, 2022

Inclusivity Starts With the Hiring Process

Many employers think recruiting is simply finding candidates, but savvy hiring teams know that recruiting means engaging with candidates and displaying a welcoming culture. Some candidates are likely involved in other searches and thus can afford to be both cautious and picky. It’s OK for an employer to be highly selective, but it’s rarely OK to be off-putting. Just as more and more hiring committees are getting trained on principles of anti-bias and diversity, those same individuals should learn that they function as ambassadors to your organization when serving on a hiring committee.  In short: inclusivity starts with the hiring process.

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