SocalTech, a highly trusted resource for everything technology, startup, funding, news, events, entrepreneurs, and VCs, recently featured Divercity.io on its site as a company blazing the trail in the way of HR Tech and diversity and inclusion hiring. The interview was conducted with the founder, Chuka Ikokwu, and published as a featured article on the home page to speak to strong activity in the HR Tech world.
Here is a snippet from the article:
What's the best way to reach out and recruit diverse candidates for your technology company? It's not easy, which is why Los Angeles-based Divercity.io exists. we spoke with co-founder Chuka Ikokwu to learn more about the startup and how it's helping companies to recruit more diverse workers.
Access the full article here: https://www.socaltech.com/interview_with_chuka_ikokwu_divercity_io/s-0078824.html
According to CompTIA, Diversity efforts could net the tech industry an extra $400 billion in revenue each year. How? It's simple, a diverse workforce leads to higher revenues and more creative teams and there is a lot of qualitative data out there that proves this. A lot of Silicon Valley and Silicon Beach executives want to do the right thing, but the issue up until now, is that it is quite difficult finding centralized talent, and that is where platforms like Divercity.io make all the difference.
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Divercity.io is an HR tech platform that makes it very easy for companies to source diverse talent. Companies can get on the platform and set up a company profile, and post jobs, and source candidates for those jobs. On the flip side, we attract those candidates, based on their affinity group, such as Blacks in Tech, Latinos In UI and UX design, women engineers, and other affinity groups that attract talent, making them accessible to companies that are looking to hire for diversity. It's a community of underrepresented professionals. We focus on both the media and technology industry, and we don't just focus on engineering. We have not just engineers, but designers, UI, UX, analytics, product managers, user acquisition, marketing managers, and others.
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