HR Diversity Committee

You’ve heard of an HR Diversity Committee formed to discuss how to recruit diverse job seekers. ( coded word for people of color ) Ever hear of an HR Diversity Committee formed to decide how to recruit white candidates ? Course not. White candidates are not considered diverse. In an organizations staffed lily white hiring white candidates is the norm – No HR Diversity Committee needed. Even if the employer’s workplace is diverse – normal “hiring” activities seldom includes the search for diverse men and women. For example, executive searches outsourced to agencies rarely specifically ask for the agency to seek out diverse candidates. The employer feels “safe” from being … Read More