In this episode, we talk about the role of Blinkist’s talent team in bringing these commitments to life through their diversity recruiting initiatives.
The 10 Principles of Diversity Hiring are a guide to building a more inclusive recruiting process. But, before finalizing we want to hear from you. Would your organization consider adopting these standards?
Underrepresented groups are properly represented within the Hiring team. Hiring decisions are not driven solely by a single person but result from a transparent team effort.
Everyone on the hiring team has completed and passed a training curriculum to increase cultural awareness and reduce human bias.
To the extent permitted by law, the company has stated representation objectives for each job category and Executives are measured against these targets.
The hiring process provides reasonable accommodations for people with disabilities or special needs. Every candidate is equally treated and feels equally comfortable.
Job descriptions are inclusive, use neutral language, and include only relevant minimum requirements so as to be welcoming to all qualified candidates.
The recruiting team over invests budget and efforts into sourcing channels that target underrepresented groups.
Initial screening leverages technology and a fair process to ensure applicant profile and qualifications are consistently evaluated on unbiased criteria.
All interviews are structured and feedback from all interviewers is documented in a job-specific scorecard centered on must achieves (rather than must-haves).
The onboarding experience puts inclusion at the forefront to ensure all new employees feel seen and supported equally.
All internal jobs are made available to all employees who go through a fair and standard hiring process designed to avoid arbitrary promotions.
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