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Diversity champs and candidate engagement program


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Diversity Champs and Candidate Engagement Program, to help have conversations with both hiring managers as well as candidates - partnering on how both could benefit and make recruiters job easier!

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Diversity champs and candidate engagement program

  1. 1. A Diversity Champs & Candidates Engagement Program Developed By Kay Kelison
  2. 2.  During a phone screen with a candidate - I noticed youre a member of <some diversity network>…I am passionate about diversity and wonder if I can partner with you, to see what other diverse (engineering/marketing/finance) professional organizations are out there? What other groups I should be aware of? (The intention of this is to incite conversation and also open the door for further diversity related discussions later in the recruiting process.) Resources: - We have a variety of networks, resource groups and communities available to our employees. For example, we have…(You relate something that mirrors their diverse professional organization.) …that might be of interest to you. At the Hire Stage – Mention that your company considers employees to be our greatest asset. As I stated on our first call, we have a variety of networks, resource groups and communities available to our employees. I’ll send you information about these if you join us. (this just gives a great impression) Follow-up Email Once The Candidate Has Started - As mentioned in previous discussions, I am sending you information to learn more about our networks, resource groups and communities at your company Developed By Kay Kelison
  3. 3. Conferences Attend Industry and/or Diversity Be A Resource For Diverse Candidates  interest groups (DIG)  Participate in Diverse Interview Loops  focused events (eg.WITI,NSBE,SHPE, etc)  Do Sell Calls/Dinner with Diverse Speaking Engagements Candidates  Keynote Speaker  Once Candidates are HIRED be a  Host or Lead A Panel resource/mentor Recruit/Network Partner Together & Develop a Diverse Network  Connect with Alumni and Professors re: DIGs  Post JDs on various diverse user groups  Leverage social networks such as LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter (Groups and Fanpages)  Blog on diverse networks or about diversity Developed By Kay Kelison
  4. 4.  Together, talk about diversity before wrapping up the req review as you know diversity is critical to the success of MSFT economy. MSFT fosters an environment of diversity and inclusion. As part of sourcing efforts spend some time focusing on ethnic and gender diversity that reflects the business make-up. Ask the Hiring Manager if anyone on the team has an interest in diversity recruiting, so you can introduce the Diversity Champ & Candidate Program. Discuss the strategy when diverse candidates while onsite for interviews, Partner together on the importance of driving a diverse interview loop. Developed By Kay Kelison
  5. 5. SOCIAL NETWORKS Social networks has become a common word with Web 2.0 and everyone is using this platform to network with one another Diversity social networks existed long before the networks that we know of today These are excellent platforms where you can promote and connect African Americans 28% Hispanics 32% Asians 20% Females 66% Males 34% Developed By Kay Kelison
  6. 6. Searching Twitter For Diversity Google Search 1 "Silicon Valley" "software engineer" (she | her) -jobs 2 Twitter Handles 3Most ProfessionalAdd Their LinkedInProfiles In Their Bio Developed By Kay Kelison
  7. 7. Results By Searching Twitter/LinkedIn For Diversity Connect and Engage 54 6 Developed By Kay Kelison
  8. 8. Searching Facebook For Diversity Google Search 1 (“software engineer”) (“california” OR ca) inurl:people Facebook Profiles23 Send a Personable Message, intro, and why Developed By Kay Kelison
  9. 9. Universities: Hispanic Associations: Fraternities/Sororities: University of Texas-Pan American Society of Hispanic Professional Gamma Alpha Omega Engineers (SHPE) University of Texas-El Paso La Hermandad de Oe Me Te Society of Mexican American Texas A&M University-Kingsville Kappa Delta Chi Engineers & Scientists (MAES) St. Mary’s University of San Antonio Omega Delta Phi National Society of Hispanic MBAs New Mexico Highlands University (NSHMBA) ITESM National Council of Hispanic Women National Council of La Raza (NCLR) Hispanic Women’s CorporationOther Terms:Hispanic, Spanish, Latina, Latino, Latin American Developed By Kay Kelison
  10. 10. Universities Black Fraternities/Sororities AssociationsNorth Carolina Central University Alpha Kappa Alpha “National Society of Black Engineers”Prairie View A&M University Alpha Phi Alpha OR “NSBE”,Norfolk State University Delta Sigma Theta “National Black MBA Association” ORStillman College Kappa Alpha Psi NBMBAAPhilander Smith College Omega Psi PhiTuskegee University Phi Beta SigmaHoward University Sigma Gamma RhoMorehouse College Zeta Phi BetaSpelman CollegeXavier University of LouisianaMorgan State UniversityUniversity of Maryland—Eastern ShoreJohnson C. Smith UniversityNorth Carolina A&T State UniversityBethune—Cookman CollegeAlbany State UniversityMorris Brown UniversityChicago State UniversityDillard UniversityCoppin State CollegeTougaloo CollegeMississippi Valley State UniversityLincoln UniversityLane College Developed By Kay Kelison
  11. 11. Universities: Universities: Sororities: Associations:Agnes Scott College Mount Holyoke College Alpha Delta Pi WITIBarnard College Mount Mary College Alpha Gamma Delta ACM-W Mount Vernon College Alpha Omicron Pi Society of Women EngineersBennett College Notre Dame College of Ohio Alpha Phi Association for Women inBrenau University Randoph-Macon Womans Chi Omega ComputingBryn Mawr College College Delta Delta DeltaCarlow College Saint Joseph College Delta GammaCedar Crest College Saint Marys College Gamma Phi Beta Scripps College Kappa Alpha ThetaChatham College Simmons College Kappa Delta ChiCollege of Saint Catherine Seton Hill College Kappa Kappa GammaColumbia College Smith College Pi Beta PhiConverse College Spelman College Sigma KappaEmmanuel College Stephens College Stern CollegeHarford College for Sweet Briar College Women Ursuline CollegeHollins College Wellseley CollegeHood College Wells CollegeJudson College Wesleyan CollegeMary Baldwin College William Woods University The Womens College at theMarymount College University of DenverMeredith CollegeMills College Developed By Kay Kelison
  12. 12. X-Ray Definition – technique that uses the “site:” command to focus on finding results from a specific domain. Sample – site: (engineer OR software OR developer) Sample – (software OR developer OR engineer) FlipSearch: Definition – technique that focuses on finding hyperlinks in results. FlipSearch makes use of the “linkdomain” command with YAHOO only; this search does not work with GOOGLE. This technique is used to find sites that candidates link to. Sample – (engineer OR software OR developer) -jobs -careers -apply INTITLE: Definition – finds the words within the body of the document, websites, indexes, blogs etc. Sample – intitle:resume OR intitle:blog (engineer OR developer) (swe OR society of women engineers) INURL: Definition – finds the words within the body of url address. Sample – inurl:resume OR inurl:blog (engineer OR developer) (witi OR women in technology) Sample – intitle:resume OR inurl:resume (software OR developer OR engineer) (Alpha Gamma Delta OR Pi Beta Phi OR Gamma Phi BetaBING YAHOO GOOGLEintitle: intitle: intitle:inurl: inurl: inurl:site: site: site: linkdomain: Developed By Kay Kelison