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How to hire inclusively

  • Explain what we mean by hiring inclusively
  • Communicate how a sound DI policy benefits firms
  • Build an inclusive hiring strategy
CPD
Approx.30min
 

Financial services historically was not known for its diversity and inclusion, but things are changing.

The regulator wants to see increased diversity and inclusion translate into what it describes as “safer and sounder firms with better internal governance and risk management, a more innovative industry, and financial products and services that meet the diverse needs of consumers”.

As increased diversity starts with the hiring process, this 30-minute CPD looks at how firms can ensure they hire inclusively.

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CPD
Approx.30min

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  1. Why should advice firms strive to have a diverse leadership team, according to Fennessey?

  2. What does hiring inclusively mean?

  3. There is no financial benefit in having a diverse workforce. True or false?

  4. What are the benefits of having a diverse workforce, according to Fennessey?

  5. What, according to Polin, should employers ensure they communicate to prospective employees as part of a DI strategy?

  6. Where does an inclusive hiring process begin?

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  • Explain what we mean by hiring inclusively
  • Communicate how a sound DI policy benefits firms
  • Build an inclusive hiring strategy

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