Recruitment, Retention, Development, and Advancement

This is category 4 of the Global Diversity and Inclusion Benchmarks (GDIB) and is considered an internal category. It  describes the creation of a culture of inclusion that enhances professional excellence and supports selection, retention, and advancement. Ensures that D&I is an important part of hiring and selection.

ACTION: Ensure that D&I is integrated into recruitment, talent development, advancement, and retention.

Below are links that are intended to help strengthen how the organization operates and how the effectiveness of people is increased:

Strategies For Creating Effective Diversity Recruitment Advertising 

13 Ways to Attract a More Diverse Candidate Base

Trends in Diversity Recruiting: U.S. Employers Weigh In 

Rooney Rule in the Tech Sector

Recruitment and Retention Toolkit: A Journey Toward a More Inclusive Workforce

Diversity Recruitment Marketing Best Practices Checklist (Available to Members only)

Also, use our Diverse Community Groups Search to access diverse community groups in the region. Diversity recruiting begins long before a job is posted. Start growing the diversity of your network and candidate pipeline now. For Members, contact for support in developing your outreach plan.

Search our entire database of more than 700 Diverse Community Groups in the Pittsburgh region by typing any keyword in the Search box. For example, you can search by a specific culture or community, city, zip code. This feature was made possible by the Alcoa Foundation and our Member Employers, working together to grow a more diverse Pittsburgh.

Check back regularly for updates and additions to this list!


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