Diverse recruitment can present several challenges for businesses, stemming from various factors including biases, systemic barriers, and misconceptions. Overcoming these challenges requires a varied approach that involves awareness, education, policy changes, and ongoing commitment from leadership. Companies need to actively address biases, revise recruitment strategies, foster inclusive company cultures and provide equal opportunities for growth and advancement to candidates from all backgrounds
Employers may face challenges in finding diverse talent due to several reasons:
The Bristol Women in Business Charter works with its Signatories to breakdown and overcome many of these challenges and our upcoming event will focus on this difficult task.