Recruitment practices and employment conditions are crucial to building a more inclusive arts sector. How can we be inclusive in a way that doesn’t just sound good in the boardroom but also works on the ground? The first step is to reconsider our hiring practices and deeply understand what causes a lack of diversity.
To do this, organisations should be ready to undertake careful examination, seek out expertise, and make an authentic commitment and investment in the people in their organisations. Then, they can begin to design effective solutions for a more inclusive and equitable recruitment and hiring pipeline.
Perspectives from experienced business professionals, racial justice advocates, employees and prospective hires are combined in this section of the toolkit.