DESIGNING SEARCHES FOR INCLUSIVITY:
Our clients are increasingly looking for diverse shortlists. We approach each search with an entrepreneurial mindset, getting under the skin of your business, its culture and your short- and long-term goals. This allows us to better identify those sectors or companies where the right candidates can be found, and conduct cross-sector searches for a wider pool of diverse candidates.
JOB AD VETTING:
We recognise that If you want to attract a more diverse candidate pool, the language you use in your job posting and interactions with potential candidates makes a huge difference. For example, a study on job postings found that those using masculine-type words like “ambitious” and “dominate” were less appealing to female applicants.We review our adverts with this in mind to help eliminate bias and remove any unnecessary barriers.
Our team rarely rely on the same sources when seeking out new candidates. Focusing on only the sources that we know best can result in a talent pool of similar candidates and a lack of diversity. To help ensure that our talent pool is full of diverse candidates, we can source from a variety of different places including online and offline groups dedicated to highlighting diverse candidates.
Our annual ‘State of Diversity in Data & Analytics’ report covers new research into the gender and ethnicity splits, pay gaps, age and class dynamics, and the employee benefits divide. Conducting and reporting on this research allows us to not only better understand the market, but to share our findings with key decision-makers across the industry which enables us to guide our clients on Diversity and marketing dynamics. You can download our guides here
ADVISING OUR CLIENTS:
Many businesses are frequently looking to improve their diversity. We work closely with our clients to advise them on how they can make increase their diversity in legal and effective ways.
LEADING BY EXAMPLE:
Our own culture reflects the way we operate as a business and helps us influence conventions within today’s talent marketplace. Low attrition and promoting from within are the hallmarks of our truly multinational and multicultural team: our London HQ alone employs people of 14 different nationalities (speaking 13 different languages), and more than half of our global workforce is female. Additionally, our employee-led Diversity Steering Group ensures that issues surrounding D&I internally have a voice, while our CEO sits on the Steering Committee of Women in Recruitment, of which we are members.