Executive search experts Harper Fox Partners have launched a free Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) guide tailored to the STEM industry. The guide titled ’The Harper Fox Guide to Attracting and Retaining Diverse Talent in STEM’, was written in house by the Harper Fox Partners EDI specialists. The aim of this guide is to assist and advise companies on how to attract, present and advance diversity through excellent recruitment and retention practices.
Harper Fox Partners are proven EDI specialists within recruitment, achieving a 27% increase in placing diverse talent compared to the industry average of 11%. The business proudly impacts workplace diversity through their talent attraction strategy, global ethical influence and numerous voluntary initiatives.
The Harper Fox Guide to Attracting and Retaining Diverse Talent in STEM is broken down into 10 short chapters, providing comprehensive yet achievable advice on diverse recruitment and retention. Some topics covered include: The Benefits of Diversity, How to Make STEM Vacancies More Appealing to Female Candidates, How to Eliminate Bias from the Recruitment Process as well as advice on the Gender Pay Gap and successful retention strategies.
Founder and Director of Harper Fox Partners, Scarlett Allen-Horton said: “At Harper Fox Partners we are passionate advocates of change. Supporting our industries and making a difference is hugely important to us. As a business we want to do all we can to accelerate positive change within the recruitment and STEM sectors. Our new guide sharing our EDI passion and expertise makes a great addition to our portfolio of voluntary EDI and CSR initiatives. Sharing our expertise free of charge to our industries was a big decision, but ultimately necessary to convey best practice and be the change we want to see.”
The Harper Fox Guide to Attracting and Retaining Diverse Talent in STEM is free to download from the Harper Fox Partners website and can be found on their newly created ‘Resources’ page. To download your free copy, visit harperfoxpartners.com/resources.
About Harper Fox Partners:
Harper Fox Search Partners are a purpose led business, providing leadership talent and executive search solutions for the global energy, engineering, manufacturing, pharmaceutical and utilities sectors. Led by exceptional and inclusive practices Harper Fox Partners bring perfect fit leadership talent first time to businesses, endorsed by their 98.9% client service excellence record.