Moving Those Big Rocks: Diversity Resources to Further Your Recruitment Priorities and Tactics Conversations

June 10, 2020 at 01:46 PM — Post

During our June 9th webinar about Agile Recruiting, I referenced data from a variety of sources, and I mentioned that we would share these and other resources to help you as you have your priorities and tactics conversations. 

We will stagger these out in the coming days. To begin, here are links to information focused on supporting and measuring diversity recruiting.

Job Postings

Equity, diversity, and inclusion: Are you moving the needle or just checking the boxes?, Portland Business Journal

Diversity Recruiting: Employer Benchmark Report, Yello

Job Descriptions

Are Your Job Descriptions Driving Away Talent With Unconscious Gender Bias?, Paycor

Are You Limiting Candidates With Biased Job Ads?, ZipRecruiter

Bias in Job Descriptions: Your First Step to Creating a More Diverse Workforce, Mya

Unconscious Bias in Job Descriptions, Empiric


Incentivized Resume Rating: Eliciting Employer Preferences without Deception, Wharton 

Minorities Who ‘Whiten’ Job Resumes Get More Interviews, Harvard Business School


Where Unconscious Bias Creeps into the Recruitment Process, Lever

Addressing Implicit Bias in the Hiring Process, NAIS

Bias interruption beyond gender, Textio

Uncovering Bias: A New Way to Study Hiring Can Help, Wharton

7 Practical Ways to Reduce Bias in Your Hiring Process, SHRM

Unconscious bias in recruitment: How can you remove it?, Workable

Here Is How Bias Can Affect Recruitment in Your Organisation, Forbes

Using Analytics to Stamp out Workplace Bias, Launchpad

Interviewing Teams

5 Ways to Show Candidates Your Company is Committed to Diversity, LinkedIn Talent Blog

Diverse Interview Panels May Be a Key to Workplace Diversity, Working Mother

Use Behavioral Interviews to Build Team Diversity, Monster

Strategies for hiring diverse teams and creating inclusive workplaces, Insight


How to keep ‘culture fit’ from killing workplace diversity, CIO

Diversity and inclusion: 8 best practices for changing your culture, CIO

The Benefits Of Cultural Diversity In The Workplace, Forbes

13 benefits and challenges of cultural diversity in the workplace, Hult

8 Amazing Benefits of Cultural Diversity in the Workplace, 6Q


Do employee referrals reduce diversity?, Greenhouse

The Impact of Job Referrals: Effects on Pay, Engagement, Diversity, PayScale

How to Use Employee Referrals Without Giving Up Workplace Diversity, Harvard Business Review

Do Employee Referrals Hurt Diversity?, SocialTalent

Other Resources

Measuring D&I programs: 5 places to look for progress, Textio

Delivering through diversity, McKinsey

Strategies for hiring diverse teams and creating inclusive workplaces, Insight

Is Your Hiring Process Hurting Diversity?, AngelList

5 Proven Recruiting Approaches to Increase Workplace Diversity, HireVue

If you’d like to understand more about how we discussed these resources in our Agile Recruiting webinar, feel free to watch it on-demand here.