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What's trending with diversity recruiting and how to tell your story

Symphony TalentJune 3, 2022Resource

More than ever, organizations are starting to make a difference in their diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) efforts in the workplace. Over the last few weeks, we delved into the progress made on the DEI recruitment front and discussed areas where there is still room for improvement. (Spoiler alert: There is plenty of room for improvement.)

Culture Amp's recent study, the "Workplace Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Report: Understanding the DEI Landscape," revealed valuable insights. Of those surveyed:

  • 34% felt their organization had sufficient resources to support DEI initiatives, compared to 35% who said it did not
  • 27% believed their organization knew how to measure the effectiveness of DEI initiatives, compared to 42% who said it did not
  • 80% felt their company valued diversity in 2020, rising to 81% in 2021
  • 64% said their company built diverse teams in 2020, rising to 72% in 2021

Read on to discover the tips on how to tell your diversity story with links to multiple resources from the current state of DEI to military hiring programs to how to master the art of diversity recruiting at scale.

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"The Current State of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Recruiting" provides a snapshot of the current state of DEI, discusses the role recruitment plays in attracting, cultivating, and retaining diverse talent, and delivers recommendations for applying DEi efforts in real life for impactful results.

Looking for ways to communicate your company's culture and perspectives related to DEI? "Tips to Tell Your Diversity Recruiting Story" stresses the importance of gathering accurate data and imparting your organization's diversity story authentically.

Not sure what to do with that diversity content? "Where Does Diversity Content Go? Where Your Brand Goes" addresses just that. In addition to ensuring you share it across all channels, it notes you need to:

  • Be transparent about core values and opportunities for growth
  • Be consistent in your messaging
  • Be conscious of how you communicate

The article also points out how to promote your diversity ERG and leverage them in your content strategy.

"Operation Military Hiring" reveals how to embed a military hiring strategy with our client Peraton; discusses ways talent acquisition professionals can support our forces, help their military transition, and ensure they thrive in the corporate workforce; and provides advice on connecting your employer brand to business outcomes to help drive the cross-departmental partnerships you need to move efforts forward.

Last but not least, "How to Master the Art of Diversity Recruiting at Scale" focuses on improving your high-volume hiring while maintaining your efforts toward diversity, equity, and inclusion. This includes:

  • Human-led storytelling
  • Consistent, thoughtful DEI content
  • Unbiased recruitment technology
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