The past month’s news brought yet another cautionary tale about what happens when companies deprioritize diversity. While we all claim that diversity matters, we put it on the backburner while we focus on revenue growth and product innovation. However, a new report from Lightspeed Ventures about startup recruiting trends suggests that hiring a diverse team might be easier than we think.
And what’s more, it can start with something you’ll find at almost every tech company, across all growth stages: the referral program.
One third of startup hires come from referral programs
Referral programs are the second most common of all human resource programs,