Quick insights from our Founder, Pamela McElvane’s book, The Skiny on Diversity Recruitment. The thoughts shared here are gleaned from 15+ years of Diversity Benchmarking, executive discussions, and strategy development.
Why do we need a business case for recruiting diverse talent?
The simple answer is that we have an ever-changing population with dynamic demographics inclusive of all dimensions of diversity.
Talent in the workforce should represent the consumer population.
Multicultural consumers are the biggest case for companies to ensure diversity and inclusion are an integral part of their business. Multicultural consumers want to buy from companies that demonstrate they care about the growing diverse population through their hiring practices. According to Nielsen Consumer Reports, by 2023 multicultural consumers will spend more than $4.7 trillion.
For a deeper dive, visit pamelamcelvane.com to get your copy of SkiNy on Diversity Recruiting (Chapter 2)