What is DEI and what is the future of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Tech and Recruitment?
If you are curious about social impact careers, equity, and talent recruitment don't miss this episode with Arthur Woods, a serial social entrepreneur and LGBTQ+ and neurodiversity advocate, working at the intersection of equity, inclusion and technology. Arthur has co-founded multiple high growth startups including Plenty Search, the venture-backed technology platform Mattison, and Imperative. He is also the co-founder of Out In Tech (Out in Tech unites the LGBTQ+ tech community. We do this by creating opportunities for our members to advance their careers, grow their networks, and leverage tech for social change). He is author of national best-selling book, Hiring for Diversity, the first guide for building an equitable and inclusive workforce through hiring, published by Wiley
This podcast episode delves into the significant role of networking in fostering social impact, current trends in the impact sector, tips for job seekers in being more competitive, shares insights on the role of recruiting firms and the need for ongoing learning through platforms like Coursera, YouTube, LinkedIn Learning, and even TikTok.
Arthur also highlights growth in remote roles and how to find the right impact roles in general, as well as key impact platforms and job boards. Drawing upon his extensive experience in the impact sector, Arthur explains the role of executive recruiting firms and champions the importance of enhancing equity and inclusion in the sector. He also provides valuable insights for job seekers in the impact space, offering guidance on what recruitment firms typically look for, while highlighting areas of growth and existing trends in the industry and beyond. He also shares his reflections on the wonders and challenges of building impact startups.
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