Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Developing practices that ensure the organization creates a diverse workforce and all individuals are given opportunities to maximize their value and potential.

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Level 1 - Core

Assessing DEI to Understand Organizational Strengths and Improvement Areas.

Every organization begins their DEI journey in a different place. A current state assessment is an essential tool for understanding an organization’s DEI maturity. The ... more »

Laying the Foundation for a DEI Strategy that Aligns with Business Goals and Key Objectives.

An Employee Value Proposition (EVP) [R] highlights the benefits an employer provides to its workers. While it enables HR work in several ways, an EVP is helpful for defining ... more »

Developing an Effective Governance Structure that Engages Top Leadership’s Sponsorship and Oversight.

Every individual in an organization contributes to its culture and is responsible for promoting inclusion and belonging. However, governing bodies hold organizations accountable to ... more »

The DEI Business Case Tool: Integrate Internal and External Data to Demonstrate the Importance of DEI Efforts.

Integrate Internal and External Data to Demonstrate the Importance of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) Efforts. [Download Template & Excel File]... more »

The DEI Strategy Template: Create a Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Strategy Aligned with Business Goals.

Create a Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Strategy Aligned with Business Goals. Define mission, vision, & strategic pillars. [Download Template & Excel File]... more »


Level 2 - Advanced

Preparing to Widen the Candidate Talent Pool to Increase Diversity of Thought, Background, and Experience.

Widening the talent pool enables organizations to change the composition of their workforce and unlock the power of increased diversity of thought, background, and experience. ... more »

Removing Bias from the Sourcing Process to Enhance Fairness and Expand Candidate Pools.

Every step in the recruiting cycle represents another opportunity for systemic biases to exclude qualified job seekers from the talent pool. Organizations that strive towards a ... more »

Using the Selection Process to Promote Inclusive Hiring and Address Unconscious Bias.

Every process that involves humans is prone to bias. The consequence of bias in the selection process is a homogenous workforce within a workplace that fails to benefit from a ... more »

The DEI Recruiting Plan Tool: Create a High-level Recruiting Plan to Attract a More Diverse Workforce.

Create a High-level Recruiting Plan to Attract a More Diverse Workforce. Align with Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Strategy [Download Template & Excel File]... more »


Level 3 - Emerging

Aligning Employee Incentives with DEI Strategy to Drive Results and Communicate their Importance.

DEI work is core to the business strategy and should be incentivized [R]. Whether the work occurs in a formal or informal capacity, incentives signal the importance of DEI ... more »

Leveraging Tech-enabled DEI Solutions to Reduce Bias and Increase Screening Accuracy.

Many of the complex diversity, equity, and inclusion challenges that organizations face are systemic. While every employee is responsible for making progress on organizational DEI ... more »

Expanding DEI Practices Beyond HR to Drive Improved Business Outcomes.

DEI practices are most effective when every employee feels responsible for creating an inclusive and equitable organization. This means that HR is limited in its ability to ... more »


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