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Hiring and retaining for diversity

Hiring and retaining for diversity

Diverse teams are good for your business, but how do you go about hiring a more diverse team, and more importantly, how do you retain them?

Sarah Wells worked at the Financial Times for over a decade. Joining them as a Senior Developer, she was one of the only women in engineering.

By the time she left at the end of last year, across permanent engineers in London the FT had around 35% women and non-binary, evenly spread at all levels and in the Tech Leadership Group, it was men who were in the minority.

Hear about the things the FT did that made a difference to impact diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

Sarah Wells

April 20, 2022

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  1. @sarahjwells Why aim for a diverse team? They focus more

    on facts They process those facts more carefully They are more innovative https://hbr.org/2016/11/why-diverse-teams-are-smarter