Top tips

  • Use applicant data to assess the impact of inclusive recruitment practice on workforce diversity.
  • Analyse the experience of candidates/applicants.
  • Ensure external recruitment partners actively support D&I aims.
  • Communicate inclusive recruitment commitment to applicants.
  • Use wording and imagery that communicates a diverse and inclusive culture.
  • Analyse applicant data at the point of application, shortlisting and appointment.
  • Review job design and description to ensure relevance of essential and desirable criteria.
  • Openly advertise all internal opportunities.
  • Review entry requirements to ensure relevance of essential and desirable criteria.
  • Implement inclusive attraction strategies.
  • Find opportunities to take positive action to level the playing field between different groups.

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