Hiring for Diversity:
The first book for diversity hiring

By Arthur Woods and Susanna Tharakan

Hiring for Diversity: brings together the most cutting-edge practices for implementing a diversity hiring strategy that leaves your organization with a comprehensive view and an actionable plan. Using our research and work with hundreds of leading employers, the book offers the most actionable examples of the policies and practices for diversity hiring.

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About the authors

Arthur Woods

Co-founder of Mathison, LGBTQ+ leader, social entrepreneur in equity technology, World Economic Forum Global Shaper & international keynote speaker

Susanna Tharakan

Head of Diversity at Sisense, DEI researcher and practitioner in the area of industrial, organizational psychology

what leaders are saying

“Hiring for Diversity delivers thoughtful, operationally sound, measurable, scalable and time-tested methods for hiring and supporting diverse teams.”

Judith Williams

Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer, SAP

testimonials on hiring for diversity

“With a steady pulse on this rapidly-changing landscape, Arthur and Susanna have crafted a singular guide to creating inclusive hiring practices that not only meet but exceed the heightened standards of the modern era.”

Jennifer Brown

Author of Inclusion and
How to be an Inclusive Leader

testimonials on hiring for diversity

“This book is a must read for any leader, no matter
what title you hold. It will give you the actionable plan
you need to build a more diverse team.”

Mita Mallick

Head of Inclusion,
Equity and Impact, Carta 

testimonials on hiring for diversity

“If you hope to lead this moment and build diversity into your organization, Hiring for Diversity is a must read. This book dismantles all the misconceptions and barriers to creating real change, regardless of your role or title.”

Keith Ferrazzi

Author of Never Eat Alone
and Who's Got Your Back

testimonials on hiring for diversity

"Hiring for Diversity provides a clear, tested and integrated approach to hiring and retaining talent across all spectrums of diversity, breaking the work down into measurable and actionable steps. This is required reading for any leader serious about improving diversity in their organization."

Beth Anton Grous

Chief People Officer,

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    We'll send you Chapter 1 and our diversity hiring action sheet

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    We'll send our hiring for diversity playbook and action sheet

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    We'll record a personalized TED-style video recording for your team from the author, Arthur

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    We'll host an hour-long keynote for your full organization or community and a private call with your leadership team

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for Action

  1. 1

    Setting the Stage: 
    Intent to Impact

    Why the time is now to advance diversity hiring and what must happen.

  2. 2

    Building Your
    Goals & Reporting 

    Setting your diversity vision, goals and report progress.

  3. 3

    Job Seekers

    Exploring the job seeking communities that are underrepresented.

  4. 4

    Designing an
    Inclusive Brand

    How to build an inclusive brand and candidate experience.

  5. 5

    Writing Inclusive
    Job Descriptions

    How to write inclusive candidate communication and job descriptions.

  6. 6

    Diversity Sourcing

    How to build a sustainable diversity sourcing strategy

  7. 7

    Selection Bias

    How to address bias in the upfront candidate review process.

  8. 8

    Developing Fair

    How to build a structured and fair interview process.

  9. 9

    Ensuring Equitable
    Job Offers

    How to establish pay equity through job offers.

  10. 10

    Diverse Hires

    How to retain and advance the the amazing people you hire.

  11. 11

    Mobilizing Your

    How to mobilize your entire organization around diversity hiring efforts.

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