Diversity is the number one trend impacting how companies are hiring this year. That’s according to 78% of the 9,000 talent leaders and hiring managers from around the world who were surveyed as part of LinkedIn’s annual Global Recruiting Trends 2018 report.
Respondents shared that diversity is paramount because it helps improve culture, enables them to understand their customers better, and ultimately boosts financial performance. However, the biggest challenge companies say they are facing is finding diverse talent:
Even though diverse talent pools exist, recruiters still struggle to identify them in scalable ways.