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VMAGROUP Proud to be accredited as Inclusive+ Recruiters

6 months ago by VMAGROUP

VMAGROUP Proud to be accredited as Inclusive+ Recruiters

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Equity, Diversity and Inclusion are essential components of any positive workplace. VMAGROUP truly believe that having a diverse and inclusive workplace helps foster creativity, innovation and collaboration.

Our consultants have recently completed the APSCo Inclusive + training to ensure that we can help communications and marketing teams create an environment where people from all backgrounds can thrive.

Here are some takeaways we have taken from the training.

Key benefits for VMAGROUP as consultants:

  • We are able to widen the talent pool to reach diverse and under-represented talent

  • Elevating our status from your recruiter to a trusted advisor

Key benefits for you as our clients if you hire inclusive teams:

  • You will be 1.7x more likely to be more innovative than your competitors (Deloitte)

  • You will reach higher levels of employee engagement (100% better according to Bain & Co) and retention rates (22% according to Deloitte) as people are happier

  • You are less likely to have discrimination and reputational risk issues.

Another important aspect of the training was about attracting an underrepresented talent pool; here are a few things that help to do that:

  • Understand your vision and what you’re trying to achieve

  • Actively demonstrate your commitment to ED&I

  • Advertise inclusively

There were a lot of brilliant insights that will help VMAGROUP with inclusive hiring practices so ultimately, ED&I is not just the right thing to do, it is also essential for the success of any business. By taking steps to create an inclusive workplace, companies can very much enjoy the rewards of having a talented, engaged and diverse workforce.

VMAGROUP is a leading international interim, contract, temporary and permanent recruitment and executive search specialist. We are specifically focused on providing support to the communications, digital and marketing communities.

Our specialist practice areas cover: communications, corporate communications, internal communications, change communications, PR, media relations, financial communications, CSR, public affairs, investor relations, marketing, digital marketing and agency services.

We have a reputation for providing expert consultancy services and advice, supported by in-depth knowledge of the professions we recruit for. Our thought leadership and benchmarking studies have become go-to resources for the communications and marketing industry, supporting planning and decision-making for organisations of all shapes and sizes.

In the UK, VMAGROUP has offices in London and Manchester and in Europe, VMAGROUP has offices in Amsterdam and Brussels, but we work with organisations and individuals on a global basis.

VMAGROUP is committed to equal opportunities and is a Diversity Pledged Recruiter.