The Mix approach

Tailored training that integrates DEI into every stage of the recruitment and selection process

 

Recruitment and selection are key touchpoints for DEI, influencing the entire employee lifecycle and organisational culture. Our training programs will equip your HR professionals, hiring managers, and recruitment teams with practical strategies for embedding inclusive recruitment practices in your organisation.

From our initial audit, where we assess your current recruitment processes and identify areas for improvement, to ongoing support and measurement, Mix will be with you every step of the way.

Our training approach emphasises interactive learning methods to engage participants actively. Through case studies, role-playing exercises, and group discussions, we simulate real-world recruitment scenarios. This hands-on approach not only deepens understanding but also equips participants with practical tools they can immediately apply in their roles. Our ‘candid but kind’ approach allows for a supportive learning environment where questions are encouraged, and participants can share experiences and learn from each other’s perspectives.

What you’ll get

Our Inclusive recruitment training will be tailored to your organisation’s needs, but typically includes understanding unconscious bias in hiring decisions, creating inclusive job descriptions and advertisements, conducting structured interviews to minimise bias, evaluating candidates fairly, and promoting transparency throughout the selection process. We also provide guidance on leveraging technology and data analytics to enhance diversity metrics and improve recruitment outcomes.

We’ll work with you to measure success by assessing improved diversity metrics, enhanced candidate experience feedback, and increased retention of diverse hires.

By embedding DEI principles into your recruitment practices, we help you attract top talent from diverse backgrounds, strengthen your employer brand as an inclusive workplace, and drive organisational performance and innovation.

39%

of global jobseekers have turned down or decided not to pursue a job opportunity because of a perceived lack of inclusion
McKinsey & Company, 2020

93%

of learners felt "very confident" or "confident" to be actively inclusive after Mix training, compared with just 34% before the training

36%

increased likelihood of ethnically diverse companies financially outperforming competitors
McKinsey & Company, 2020

Frequently Asked Questions

Inclusive recruitment training focuses on equipping HR professionals and hiring managers with the knowledge and skills to attract, assess, and select diverse talent fairly and inclusively. It is crucial for organisations aiming to build diverse teams that reflect their customer base and community. This training helps mitigate biases in hiring practices, promotes equity, and enhances overall workplace inclusivity.

We’ll tailor the training to your organisation’s needs, but we typically include:

  • Identifying and mitigating unconscious bias in recruitment processes
  • Creating inclusive job descriptions and candidate selection criteria
  • Conducting structured interviews
  • Evaluating candidates objectively
  • Promoting transparency throughout the hiring process.
  • Strategies for attracting diverse candidates and leveraging inclusive language in recruitment communications

We offer flexible delivery options, including in-person workshops, virtual sessions, blended learning approaches and our online DEI library. Our training methods incorporate interactive elements such as case studies, role-playing exercises, and group discussions. These activities simulate real-world recruitment scenarios and encourage participants to apply inclusive practices in a supportive learning environment.

We deliver inclusive recruitment training for anyone involved in the recruitment and selection of talent within an organisation, from HR professionals and hiring managers to recruitment teams, DEI champions, leadership, and all employees.

Together, we’ll measure the effectiveness of inclusive recruitment training through various metrics, including changes in diversity hiring metrics (e.g., representation of underrepresented groups), feedback from candidates on their recruitment experience, and tracking retention rates of diverse hires.

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