Hiring for Diversity and Inclusion

Description: The business case for diversity highlights the bottom-line benefits to having a diverse workforce. From increased opportunity for innovation to more efficient workplace practices, there are countless advantages inherent in embracing and appreciating the diversity within our workspaces. This training will provide an overview of the recruitment process and opportunities for intentional intersection and alignment with strategic diversity and inclusion (D and I) goals to help us reach more a diverse and inclusive workforce.


  • Understand the intersections and alignment of strategic diversity and inclusion efforts and the recruitment and hiring process
  • Examine the various stages of decision making in the recruitment phase and how those decisions can be more inclusive
  • Discover how and when unconscious bias is likely to occur, how it may influence the process, and how to help mitigate its affects

Affirmative Action Office

Affirmative Action Office
328 Boucke, University Park, PA 16802
Phone: (814) 863-0471
Fax: (814) 863-7799

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