Diversity and inclusive hiring: why should you focus on it?

Equal opportunity and inclusive hiring are part of Spot's mission. 70% of job seekers want to work for a company that's diversity-focused. Many companies struggle to attract diverse talent. If it seems like a lot of work, it's 100% worth it. Diversity is a competitive advantage for employers hiring right now. What makes someone 'diverse'? The reality of work and government policies are changing. Baby boomers are getting older. So demographics are shifting to a diverse talent pool. There are so many definitions out there of diversity. Most of these definitions focus on one type of diversity. We Need Diverse Books supports diversity in publishing. Their definition of diversity is a truthful reflection…

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3 fair recruitment practices that actually work

Temp work can be cost effective and scalable, but COVID has exposed a harsh reality about temp work: Workers are inadequately protected. Many have either had to work in an unsafe environment or lose their primary source of income. But here's the good news: You can adopt fair recruitment practices and avoid exploitive temp agencies. Here are a few recruiting practices that are worth the extra time and effort. 1. If you want to focus on fair recruiting, offer benefits with a well-being emphasis. When unemployment rates are high, business executives often exploit the labour market. The people who benefit the least are their employees who often don't get benefits, accommodations, or support.…

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