If you want to boost diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) initiatives, a “diverse slate” hiring strategy is a great way to achieve this goal.
Here’s a quick “diverse slate” definition:
Diverse slate hiring is a talent acquisition strategy where you start with a diverse pool of qualified candidates. And, you’ll intentionally search for (and interview) talent from diverse backgrounds, identities, or experiences.
Maxine Williams, Global Director of Diversity at Meta (formerly Facebook), made a point about diverse slate hiring in 2017:
“The more people you interview who don’t look or think like you, the more likely you are