You can read the full article by Kevin Gray on the NACE website to learn more about statistics and reported levels of employers recruiting from underrepresented groups. You can begin reading below:

“Diversity recruiting has reached its highest percent level to date as 88.4% of employers responding to NACE’s 2021 Recruiting Benchmarks Survey indicated they have formal diversity recruiting efforts in place.

The increase in formal diversity recruiting efforts reported continues the growth—and recovery—in this area over the last decade. More specifically, since 2016, when the percentage of employers with formal diversity recruiting efforts dropped sharply to just 56.3%, it has climbed by 32.1%.

It is evident that—fueled by greater awareness of and focus on addressing racial injustice—employers have made stronger, more meaningful commitments to diversity, equity, and inclusion. In fact, NACE’s NACE September 2021 Quick Poll: Racial Injustice Follow Up found that…”

By Meaghan Wood (She/Her)
Meaghan Wood (She/Her) Career Coach