How Industry Dive is looking to increase its staff diversity
Kayleigh Barber of Digiday writes about how business news newsletter company Industry Dive is looking to boost its staff diversity.
Barber writes, “Industry Dive has pledged to make sure that at least one candidate in every open position’s three finalists is a person of color or from a ‘diverse background,’ said Wendy McWhorter, Industry Dive’s vp of talent acquisition and engagement.
“McWhorter, who reports to Industry Dive’s CEO Sean Griffey, said that diversity and inclusion has always been a tentpole for the company, and was discussed regularly as part of her job description since she was first onboarded six years ago.
“Since March 2020, Industry Dive added 164 new employees to its team via new hires and acquisitions and is currently hiring for 24 roles, according to a spokesperson. The company, which just reached a total of 300 employees, would not disclose what percentage of those new hires or acquired workforces were non-white.”
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