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Sourcing News and Tips - Issue #14

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While strategic decisions surrounding Diversity and Inclusion initiatives occur well above where most
 
April 9 · Issue #14 · View online
Sourcing News and Tips
While strategic decisions surrounding Diversity and Inclusion initiatives occur well above where most Recruiters and Sourcers sit, individuals can still help drive, as well as meet, organizational objectives.
A significant source of potential impact is through leveraging pipeline diversity. When the shortlist or interview slate includes more individuals from diverse backgrounds, that affects hiring. After all, diverse candidates can’t be hired if they aren’t included for consideration in the first place!
Individual Recruiters and Sourcers can also help promote diversity by not filtering people out before they even enter the pipeline. A few immediate steps to take are:
  1. Identifying and mitigating our own unconscious biases
  2. Carefully considering the language that we use in outreach messages and job postings
  3. Making a direct effort to discover and engage with candidates beyond our “usual suspects.”
Our theme this week is “Sourcing for Diversity” - what individual contributors in Recruitment and Sourcing can do to help drive and meet organizational goals - and we’d love to hear your ideas as well! Drop us a line, or see “Feedback” below for more ways to join the conversation.

Training Events
Our online Sourcing classes provide the latest, up-to-date, in-depth info on Sourcing core concepts, best practices, tools, and advanced techniques. Our classes come with the materials for you to keep and one month of support on the topic covered. See our full list of upcoming classes here.
Sourcing for Diversity
Find Anyone's Contact Info Workshop
Boolean Strings Basics
Featured Videos of the Week
Over on YouTube, we’re producing short videos answering reader questions and demonstrating neat Sourcing tricks. Click here for the full playlist.
However, this week we wanted to include some other voices on the topic of Diversity. A few of our favorites include:
How to get serious about diversity and inclusion in the workplace
3 ways to be a better ally in the workplace
Custom Search Engine of the Week
Google Custom Search Engines provide new and exciting ways to produce precise, repeatable searches - including some features unavailable on Google.com.
Search for Women Presenters on SpeakerHub CSE
News Roundup - Selected Sourcing Stories
Three Diversity Custom Searches
10 Diversity and Inclusion Resources
What We’re Reading: The Second Edition of The B Corp Handbook
How Can We Ensure Diversity In The Workplace?
Achieving workplace diversity through Design Thinking
Feedback
We’d love to hear from you! If you have something to share, a question, comment, or other feedback, please reply and let us know.
Alternatively, join in the discussion over on the Boolean Strings Facebook group.
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