Diversity in corporate workforce in the contemporary times has become an integral part of the business plan for various organizations. With major companies across the globe creating strong diversity programs, proactive outreach and recruitment efforts that deliberately focus on increasing diversity are necessary to support an organization in this endeavor. Recruiting a diverse workforce can be challenging, however by tweaking the policies and practices Talent Acquisition can be channelized to fulfill the diversity requirement of an organization. The strategic use of Talent Acquisition can help organisations to reach to a diverse talent pool.
So how can companies, within the current paradirm, look at having a diverse workforce? As part of the ongoing TA Leadership League Week , we had Prithvi Shergill, CHRO, HCL over with us along with leaders from across the HR community to give some answers. This piece brings together some of the excerpts from the enlightening conversation on our Tweetchat themed at Encouraging Diversity through Talent acquisition.
Q. 1 What are the different aspects of diversity which can be explored through TA?
Q. 2 What are the challenges faced by acquisition team when they include diversity as a mandate while recruiting?
Q. 3 Does the diversity mandate become a roadblock in the operations of TA?
Q. 4 What are the best practices in encouraging diversity through TA?
Q. 5 What are the elements TA is trying to imbibe to add the layer of diversity?
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