Recruiting a diverse workforce
We are all different. At People First, we celebrate those differences and that is why
we are committed to promoting diversity within the workplace.
Both as an employer and as a provider of services, we aim to offer equal opportunities
for all. Our own work force is very diverse and we strive to ensure that there are
equal opportunities available for all People First employees and our database of
Our consultants receive in-house training in promoting diversity to our clients. They
are coached on how to create non-discriminatory advertisements, which will attract a
wide range of candidates and to experiment with the use of a more diverse media, to
appeal to a broad cross-section of the public. We also train our staff on conducting
competency-based and non-discriminatory interviews; additionally, we monitor our
selection procedures to ensure that we can measure the progress we make towards
widening the diversity of our database of candidates.
Diversity helps organisations to grow. We live in a fluid society; by welcoming
individuals from a variety of cultures, social backgrounds and beliefs into our
workforce, we believe that we, and the client companies we assist, will continue to
People First has also signed up to the REC’s diversity pledge.