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As the tech industry continues to grow, more light is being shed on the lack of diversity found amongst these companies. Studies show that introducing diversity into work environments leads to more effective problem solving and brings more perspective to the table. When it comes to hiring for this industry, it’s important to understand what true diversity is and how you can integrate it in your recruiting tactics.
The course begins with a dive into what diversity in tech looks like today. We’ll analyze the different categories of diversity and discuss the benefits that can come from a more diverse workplace. You’ll learn hiring techniques that will help you create job descriptions that are approachable to minority candidates. In our last lesson, we’ll focus on how to create an inclusive company culture that will assist in retaining a diverse team.
You will leave this course empowered with the skills you need to find the right candidates who bring a unique perspective to their teams. This along with the skills you’ll learn in our more technical classes, will award you with the opportunity to make the right technical placements that will benefit the team and company simultaneously.
Elaine Marino spearheads a movement championing the underrepresented in the tech industry. Specifically, she has been working in Colorado running Equili, a company creating and running diverse tech programs such as GoCode Colorado and LadyCoders. Her experience ranges from Fortune 500 advertising to Ruby on Rails software development, allowing Elaine to bring a plethora of experience to her client’s tech programs from idea, curation to execution.