DIVERSITY HIRING (n.)
Hiring practices based on merit with special care taken to ensure procedures are free from biases related to a candidate’s age, race, gender, religion, sexual orientation and other personal characteristics that are unrelated to their job performance.
(Source: U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission)
Even today, when great strides have been taken to ensure inclusion in the workplace, some PR and HR professionals hear “diversity hiring” and think “ensure we hire people of different gender, race, creed, culture, religion and persuasion.”
Actually, it is about the work needed to make that happen.
Implementing diversity hiring practices means removing