How can tech companies attract a more gender diverse workforce
Empiric's miX Factor event explored how businesses can attract a more diverse workforce when scaling their business. There was valuable insight from Inge Woudstra, W20 Consulting & Training, and Katherine Codlin, Speechmatics & Cambridge Women in Technology on what businesses can do to attract and retain more women. Highlights include:
- Know what the best recruitment channels to use to attract a diverse pool of candidates
- The Purple Squirel - does the perfect candidate exist?
- The need for diversity change to start at a grass roots.
Empiric is seeking to address the lack of gender diversity in the tech sector at a broader level through its Next Tech GirlsThe Next Tech Girls programme helps young women find career paths into tech by connecting them with work experience placements, mentors and female exemplars – both championing women at the top as well as driving change from the first rung of the ladder upwards.
Empiric is a multi-award winning business and one of the fastest growing technology and transformation recruitment agency's specialising in data, digital, cloud and security. We supply technology and change recruitment services to businesses looking for both contract and permanent professionals.
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Empiric are committed to changing the gender and diversity imbalance within the technology sector. In addition to Next Tech Girls we proactively target skilled professionals from minority groups which in turn can help you meet your own diversity commitments. Our active investment within the tech community allows us to engage with specific talent pools and deliver a short list of relevant and diverse candidates.
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