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3 Diversity Hiring Strategies (In One Graphic) You Can Implement Today

It’s no secret that more companies are looking to diversity recruiting initiatives as a way to spark innovation on their teams, especially as data continues to show the competitive advantage of pursuing diversity and inclusion. But building inclusive teams that give members with different backgrounds opportunities to be heard is challenging… How can we overcome language barriers, accessibility issues, and improve company cultures? And how can we create teams where members feel included across time zones, continents, and lifestyles? Even more daunting, how do we measure our success? These are just a few of the questions that were tackled at the SF Tech Inclusion 2016 conference, an event centered around diversity and inclusion initiatives for both global brands and budding startups.

After two days at the conference we boiled down three actionable strategies in this infographic that you can implement today to reach your D&I objectives for your teams (scroll to the end of this post for additional resources!).


Additional Learnings

The Women Tech Leaders Keynote Panel with Melinda Briana Epler (Change Catalyst), Heather Friedland (Glassdoor), Yumi Clark (Capital One), Ana Arriola (Samsung), and Jewell Parkinson (SAP North America).

The Tech Inclusion conference reminded us that seeing the business and cultural benefits of having diverse teams doesn’t just mean reaching diversity numbers, but also requires clear communication and interaction between members; hitting diversity numbers is not the same as reaching a diversity goal that will provide business results. The Diversity and Inclusion keynote reiterated that ignoring inclusion objectives guarantees low retention of diversity candidates in the long term, and that Psychological Safety through empathy is the key to avoiding a loss of integrity and motivation from employees.

Career Advice

How to Steer Your Career: 3 Tips from CloudBees’ Dorra Bouchiha

Dorra Bouchiha can remember the exact moment she realized she wasn't in control of her own career.

It was summer 2018, and she was sitting at work, watching a presentation by one of her then-employer's new leaders. The presenter was talking about personal growth and showed the room a slide of two images side by side.

Career Advice

Growing Your Career in Technical Support: 4 Tips for Getting Hired at Elastic from Support Director Heidi Sager

Heidi Sager loves math, but she also loves working with people.

She always has, which is why she enjoyed her part-time job working at the IT department of the University of Colorado while she was studying electrical engineering. (She'd started in computer science, but explains that it "wasn't for her" and switched her major.) She helped students and professors with word processors, basic programming, and software checkout, and took a full-time job after graduation as a UNIX system administrator.

Career Advice

3 Women, 7 Lessons: What These Relativity Leaders Learned in 2020

Working at Relativity—the global tech company that equips legal and compliance professionals with a powerful data-organizing and discovery platform—looked different in 2020. The highly collaborative environment of their Chicago headquarters transitioned to a virtual setting, and just like companies around the country, Relativity adapted their goals and major projects to a completely remote environment.

Moody's Corporation

Interested in Moody's? Make Your Application Stand Out With These Tips

We recently chatted with two really awesome recruiters at Moody's who took the time to share some tips with us!

Humera Yasmeen, located in Bangalore, India, and Vytaute Syvoke, located in Vilnius, Lituania, shared some top-notch tips with us, as well as a behind-the-scenes look at the company's culture and values, and how you can make your application stand out.

To learn more about Moody's and their open roles, click here.

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