Educause Article: Expanding Your Recruitment Pool through Increasing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Think Differently to Expand Your Candidate Pools: How could thinking differently grow our candidate pools? According to the EDUCAUSE 2016 Workforce Landscape survey, only 15 percent of higher-ed IT staff identify as nonwhite. Although women make up 40 percent of the higher ed IT staff workforce, their percentage drops to 30 percent at the level of IT managers and to 27 percent at the level of CIOs. Tapping into these groups by thinking differently provides an opportunity to increase the number of qualified candidates we consider for our open positions.”

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