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Headhunt Diversity

An important aspect of equality, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) is how we approach the recruitment process. Organizations must find ways to address implicit biases with their interview panel, avoid tokenism, and radically change their employer branding and advertising channels to effectively invite diversity into the process. The following articles from Harvard Business Review, Forbes, and the Society for Human Resource Management will help recruitment managers identify ways to improve their processes.

“If There’s Only One Woman in Your Candidate Pool, There’s Statistically No Chance She’ll Be Hired” by Stefanie K. Johnson, David R. Hekman, and Elsa T. Chan, Harvard Business Review, April 26, 2016.

“10 Recruiter Strategies to Improve Diversity and Inclusion in Hiring” by Natalia Sans, Forbes, December 5, 2019.

“5 Steps to Improve Diversity Recruiting” by Pamela Babcock, SHRM, February 24, 2017.

Additionally, global development organizations can leverage the help of recruitment agencies who specialize in international development recruitment and have a strong understanding of both our sector as well as the key ways to promote diversity in the recruitment process:

7 International Development Recruitment Agencies