With a data-driven design, employee referrals can be your #1 source for diversity (Forget that old wife’s tale).
Realize That With Some Proactive Actions, An Old Wife’s Tale Fades Away
I’m not trying to be subtle here; that old wife’s tale (found on this SHRM page) about how an employee referral program (ERP) will negatively impact long-term diversity over time. This has not been true since modern data-driven corporate referral programs have been implemented. Because when you rely on your own organization’s data (rather than your barely relevant academic studies) to redesign your ERP program. Literally, every real or