Encouraging Social Mobility Through Recruitment: Advertising job openings

Reaching out to diverse talent pools is essential for any games business looking to build a diverse and inclusive workforce. However, finding the right channels to reach these pools can be challenging. Here are some effective strategies for reaching out to diverse talent pools in the UK…

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Job Boards: Utilising job boards that are specifically designed to attract diverse candidates is a great way to reach out to a wider range of individuals. Platforms such as Race for Opportunity, Stonewall, and Disability Jobsite are some examples of job boards that focus on promoting opportunities for diverse candidates.

Social Media: Social media platforms like LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook are great resources for reaching out to diverse talent pools. Posting job openings on these platforms and targeting specific audiences can help attract a more diverse range of candidates. Additionally, using hashtags and promoting the company’s commitment to diversity and inclusion can also help attract more diverse candidates.

Community Events: Participating in community events such as career fairs and diversity conferences can be an effective way to connect with diverse talent pools. These events provide an opportunity to engage with potential candidates in person, discuss the company’s values and culture, and promote job opportunities.

Referral Programmes: Establishing a referral program that encourages current employees to recommend diverse candidates can be an effective way to tap into diverse talent pools. Offering incentives such as bonuses or additional paid time off for successful referrals can motivate employees to recommend candidates from a wider range of backgrounds.

Partnerships with Diversity Organisations: Partnering with diversity organisations can also be an effective way to reach out to diverse talent pools. These organisations often have a wide network of diverse candidates and can help connect the company with potential candidates. Additionally, partnering with these organisations can demonstrate the company’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Reaching out to diverse talent pools requires a multi-faceted approach that utilises various channels and strategies. By adopting these approaches, games businesses can attract a wider range of candidates and build a more diverse and inclusive workforce.

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