Use inclusive recruitment approaches to better attract women into your business.
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Inclusive recruitment is the process of finding, interviewing and hiring people from different backgrounds and with different perspectives. By using inclusive recruitment your business can increase the quality and size of the applicant pool and ultimately improve business performance and the wellbeing of your employees.
Hiring the right people with the best skills is critical for employers. There is an opportunity for organisations to make sure their recruitment practices are providing best quality and best-fit candidates.
Inclusive approaches to recruitment can be implemented across all four stages of recruitment:
Inclusive job design can support employees to work in a way that values their differences, leverages skills and helps them to do their best work.
Research shows that the language used in job advertisements can influence an individual’s decision to apply for positions.
A vast body of research shows that the selection is where biases are most likely to impact on hiring decisions.
Check out this list for information on how businesses are redesigning their approach to recruitment, to tap into diverse talent in their community and workforce.
Access the Inclusive Recruitment resource for advice, tips and resources on more inclusive approaches to recruitment for your business.
Inclusive Recruitment Toolkit
This guidance material supports businesses to consider more inclusive approaches to recruitment. It provides high level advice, practical tips and resources.