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Resources for building diverse and inclusive teams
Diverse and inclusive workplaces have the ability to effect change, catalyze allyship, and enable equitable opportunity for everyone. Hire from underrepresented groups. Give teams platforms to share their voices. Advocate for the rights of all employees.

Talent professionals have the ability to cultivate equity by building teams that welcome and support employees with diverse perspectives.

Here’s our shortlist of resources to help get you started.

Resources for recruiting and HR professionals to build more inclusive companies
Resources for recruiting and HR professionals to build more inclusive companies
Those who hire are the face of their organization and should be at the forefront of addressing pervasive problems confronting employees every day. This curated guide shares resources on nurturing diversity and inclusion and taking action as an ally.

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Recruiting for diversity, inclusion, and belonging
Recruiting for diversity, inclusion, and belonging
Speaking up about discrimination, bias, and hiring disparities can take many talent acquisition professionals out of their comfort zone. In this course, learn how to successfully address and combat these recruiting challenges.

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How to (fairly) assess for culture add
How to (fairly) assess for culture add
Hiring for culture fit may sound thoughtful in theory, but it can lead to teams that all look and think alike. Watch this video to learn how to interview for culture add and identify candidates that bring a new perspective.

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Supporting Black employees during this time
Supporting Black employees during this time
What can you do as an ally, manager, and leader? By speaking up and supporting Black employees and allies, you can make a positive impact. Here are tips and resources for an effective check-in.

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