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Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

As a recruitment agency, we have a key responsibility in promoting diverse and inclusive hiring methods across our networks. We truly believe DEI is an important part of recruitment strategies.

Our very own DEI Committee dedicated in driving initiatives, educating, and promoting the importance of diversity, inclusion, and equity internally and externally. This is done with a true passion towards opportunity equity and inclusive access for all individuals of all backgrounds.

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Diversity, Equity & Inclusion: why should it matter?

By implementing diversity, equity and inclusive methods into workforce strategy, businesses can build a successful environment for positive employee experience, effective decision making and innovative outcomes.

Research has shown that inclusive workplaces are twice as likely to experience a sense of belonging as well as an encouraging environment for employees to grow and thrive in their position.

Amongst these benefits, an inclusive environment creates a powerful impact towards performance, workplace dynamic and retention.

Our DEI Ambassadors discuss why DEI in the workplace matters in this educational video. 

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Our DEI Offerings

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We all have a part to play in encouraging and address DEI principles in the recruitment process, employee retention and talent management. How do we achieve this?

  • Using competency-based interviews, assessing candidates on their resilience, passion, and motivation in working towards
  • Using a Gender Decoder tool to ensure we use inclusive language in our job descriptions.
  • Educating potential candidates on DEI importance alongside our workshops and interview days.

Our Gravitas leaders are accountable in being Active Allies, pledging to be advocates in driving our DEI vision, addressing unconscious bias, being role models and supporting initiatives. They have a true belief that an inclusive workplace culture is important for an overall better future.

We continuously encourage this with training, so leaders feel confident in approaching DEI topics and conversations as they promote it internally, and externally with clients, candidates and partners.

“To be recognised by our staff as a diverse, equitable and inclusive organisation through positive action and reducing bias. To act on our crucial role in promoting diversity as a recruiter by supporting our clients, providing clear advice on a diverse recruitment process and encourage allyship across all our networks."

Our DEI committee

The Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee is a diverse group of ambassadors, who drive DEI initiatives within Gravitas. 

Passionate all about DEI, committee members play a pro-active role by educating, consulting and advising across their network inclusive recruitment processes, ensuring Gravitas are responsible for acting on our crucial position in the recruitment community. 

I want to be a part of the change that is happening around us. Being part of TA allows me to really show my passion for people and being part of the LGBTQ+ community has meant I want to ensure everyone can be recognised for their potential contribution."

Ryan Sullivan, Talent Acquisition Associate Director and DEI Committee Member.

Nicole Rankin
Jennine Gibbs
Ryan Sullivan

DEI insights

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New1 year agoGravitas Celebrates Lunar New Year 2023

As we move into the Year of the Rabbit, we meet up with some of our Gravitonians who are helping to educate their...

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