Inclusive Recruiting

Inclusion and Diversity Join

What Our Toolkit Addresses

The toolkit includes a combination of video interviews, member-written blogs, articles, podcasts, and member-firm submitted resources centered around diversity recruitment. Topics include:

  • Why inclusive recruiting is important
  • Key components of a diversity recruitment strategy
  • How affinity groups can support diversity initiatives and connect with diverse talent
  • The importance of building relationships early with talent
  • Various types of recruitment events organizations can hold to be innovative and creative in their talent acquisition approach
  • How to ensure recruiting processes are inclusive and equitable
  • Data or metrics companies can track to assess recruitment success
  • How firms can get started on building an inclusive recruitment strategy from scratch

“Intentionality is important in a world where opportunity is not evenly distributed.  After this moment passes, the pipelines we create will shape the financial industry for generations.”

Ramon Gomez Managing Director, JPMorgan

Inclusion and Diversity Advisory Committee

Inclusive Recruiting: How does it impact your business?

Diverse teams lead to a higher likelihood of outperformance:

  • Companies in the top quartiles for racial diversity on executive teams are 36% more likely to have higher financial returns.
  • Companies in the top quartile for gender diversity on executive teams are 25% more likely to have higher financial returns (source: McKinsey)
  • 85% of CEOs say having diversified and inclusive teams improved their bottom lines (source: PWC)
  • Diverse teams are more innovative and solve problems faster (source: Deloitte).

Diverse teams are more attractive to prospective employees:

  • 76% of job seekers prioritize a company’s diversity when weighing job opportunities (source: Glassdoor)

Pillars of Inclusive Recruiting

Inclusive Recruiting Resources

Articles

Black History Month: Meet Ashlea

Inclusion & Diversity

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Articles

Black History Month 2022: Meet Mike

Inclusion & Diversity

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Black History Month 2022: Meet Greg

Inclusion & Diversity

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Black History Month 2022: Meet Yared

Inclusion & Diversity

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Black History Month 2022: Meet Aisha

Inclusion & Diversity

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SFA proudly supports inclusive recruiting efforts through the work of the SF Foundation, which has established a scholarship fund for eligible students attending the University of the District of Columbia, a historically black public university, who are pursuing degrees in finance, accounting or economics. The scholarship fund complements the non-financial SFA and UDC partnership focused on curriculum input, job search support, informal mentorship opportunities, and full-time paid summer internships.

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