It’s no secret that I’m cynical about those “best firms for women” lists. Too many of them are focused on squishy things, like the availability of part-time work or on-site day care.
Eight out of every 10 lawyers are white. Social scientists and architects are probably in need of some diversity too.
A properly thought-out recruitment process is vital to an organisation’s success, and each business must ask whether basing its recruitment on corporate values, of which diversity could be one, is limiting its cognitive diversity. Cognitive diversity recognises that people look at the world in different ways based on their own experiences. Skin colour and sex