More than 85 percent of companies taking action to hire African Americans, Latinos, and women this year, so it’s important that you take similar measures to stay competitive and current in your market. After all, a diverse team offers varying perspectives and a multitude of skillsets — often equating to better performance, a great brand image, and growth in an organization. The following infographic, compiled by InternMatch, an online platform connecting the best intern candidates and employers, showcases how to incorporate diversity into your recruitment strategy.
Here are some key points to note:
- 81% of companies plan to focus on recruiting diverse candidates in 2014
- 36.7% of companies plan to reserve intern spots for diverse students in 2014
- Only 13% of companies have a diversity and inclusion manager, despite diversity being a core goal