Hiring for Diversity: The Guide to Building an Inclusive and Equitable Organization

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Featuring Mathison’s proprietary Equal Hiring Index® and research from its work on diversity hiring with the world’s leading employers, the book teaches you how to move beyond good intent into actual impact and set out your diversity hiring vision, goals, and reporting. 

You’ll discover how to understand underrepresented job seekers and design an inclusive brand and candidate experience. You will also find out how to minimize selection bias amongst your people and develop fair interviews. 

Hiring for Diversity shows you how to take stock of your existing hiring and retention strategies to identify the most critical and straightforward improvement opportunities, as well as where to enact tactical changes to your practices and policies that reduce bias and improve accessibility. Finally, you’ll develop a comprehensive diversity sourcing strategy by building a wide-ranging understanding of underrepresented communities. 

About the Authors 

Arthur Woods is a social entrepreneur and LGBTQ+ leader working at the intersection of equity, inclusion and technology. He was named to Forbes 30 Under 30 and 40 Under 40 by BEQ. He is the author of the book, Hiring for Diversity; he is a three-times TEDx speaker and has advised leading brands from Disney, Sonos and MetLife to the Smithsonian. 

Susanna Tharakan is a leader and researcher focused on advancing diverse, equitable and inclusive workplaces. She began her DE&I journey at Snagajob and continued this important work at Mathison by applying her knowledge and understanding of human behavior, coupled with extensive research in DE&I, to develop an Equal Hiring Index®.
NameHiring for Diversity: The Guide to Building an Inclusive and Equitable Organization
AuthorArthur Woods | Susanna Tharakan
Published Year2021
Page Count304