Diversity and Inclusion

How We Fail Diverse Candidates: A Micro View of Diversity Hiring [Video]

How We Fail Diverse Candidates: A Micro View of Diversity Hiring

The multiple ways we fail diverse candidates from Recruiting to Retention to Upward Mobility.

A recent Harvard Business Review study suggests that employers have unconscious biases that pull the wrong candidates into their recruiting funnel. However, building a diverse slate of individuals ready to advance in any organization starts and ends with recruiting. Therefore, we will take a hard look at recruiting talent and hiring practices.

In this episode of Inclusion Unscripted, Margaret Spence will be joined by Keirsten Greggs, Founder, and CEO of TRAP Recruiter, to unpack how we fail diverse candidates in every step of the recruiting process and why organizations must do better.

We will walk through a typical hiring process, from job listing to screening candidates. How do organizations quantify the fraction of applicants who have historically been excluded from the hiring process? If 65% of all applicants are eliminated, how can diverse applicants make it to the interview process? When interviewed, how can diverse candidates make it to the final round, and ultimately what does it take to be hired in 2022?

About Keirsten Greggs:
Keirsten Greggs is the Founder and CEO of TRAP Recruiter, LLC, a Recruiting Consulting and Career Coaching firm. With over 20 years of experience in Talent Acquisition, she is passionate about helping organizations implement creative recruiting strategies to attract, select, and retain historically excluded top talent. She does this through full lifecycle recruiting, recruiting process optimization, facilitating workshops, hosting training sessions and webinars, helping job seekers find their voice in the hiring process, and more. Ms. Greggs was featured as an expert in ERE, InHerSight, Diversity Jobs, hireEZ, Talview, TechTarget, BBC World Service Radio, BNC, Forbes, MadameNoire, Fast Company, Fairygodboss, and SiriusXM Urban View.

Inclusion Unscripted, where we’re not just talking about diversity and inclusion, we’re living it. The Inclusion Unscripted Live Weekly Podcast is unapologetically honest about diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Our goal is to empower diverse listeners to ask for what they want and to inspire organizations to co-create more equitable and inclusive workplaces. Tune in every week for a new episode. Inclusion Unscripted is a live-streamed broadcast every Friday at 2 pm EST on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube. Join us live, or find us on iTunes, Spotify, or wherever you listen to podcasts.

Inclusion Unscripted with Host Margaret Spence is Sponsored by The Inclusion Learning Lab – Intro Music Credit (Canva Pro) The Winner by Tape Machine Epidemic Sound

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