Top tips

  • Make the case to applicants to provide their diversity data.
  • Gather diversity data from applicants.
  • Analyse applicant data at the point of application, shortlisting and appointment.
  • Use applicant data to assess the impact of inclusive recruitment practice on workforce diversity.
  • Analyse the experience of candidates/applicants.
  • Use recruitment diversity data to inform inclusive recruitment strategy.
  • Use language, tone and content that specifies jobs in an inclusive manner (ie in a way that does not exclude applicants unnecessarily).
  • Proactively encourage applicants to request reasonable adjustments, and plan to respond to requests.

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