The importance of gender diversity and equality in recruitment is paramount, in order to fully exploit the talent pool at your disposal. Recruiters and hiring managers need to embrace the varied range of candidates that come through your door, without adhering to any preconceived ideas about them.
Tech giant Google recently proved that this approach to hiring should begin at the very start of a candidate’s career – even if that means they’re only seven years old.
A recent post on LinkedIn, from Sales Manager Andy Bridgewater, detailed how determined his own young daughter was to secure a role at Google.
He wrote: “After seeing images of Google offices with their bean bags, go karts and slides, my seven-year-old daughter decided to write to Google to see if they would give her a job.