Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Hiring

Leaders can come from unexpected places and industries. At Key Search, we are fostering genuine connections with candidates by offering coaching and career advice, and supporting them throughout their journey.


Key Search and DE&I

Why this matters

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Representation in the corporate pipeline by gender and race

Despide modest progress, women are still dramatically underrepresented in leadership roles.

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DIVERSITY

Dimensions that differentiate or make alike, including but not limited to race, gender, sexual orientation, skills, backgrounds, personality traits, and other characteristics that shape our identities.
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EQUITY

Structures, systems, processes an initiatives designed to promote fair treatment, access, opportunities, and outcomes for all people.
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INCLUSION

The feeling of belonging in your organization and team, feeling treatned with dignity as an individual, and feeling encouraged to fully participate and bring your uniqueness to work every day.

Leadership Hires

We are passionate about finding the best leaders on the market.

We advise on diversity

Be intentional about our search process.

Keep an open mind as we engage with candidates

Consider all dimensions of diversity

Be aware of and explicit about our own biases

Standardize the interview experience.

Don’t believe in culture fit but in culture add.

We advise on diversity

Consider all dimensions of diversity.

Keep an open mind as we engage with candidates and listen for content of their skills to guide our thinking. Focus on core competencies.

Be aware of and explicit about our own biases. Name them. Stop the conversation when we hear bias arising in others and probe for more information.

Be intentional about our search process. Invest time and energy that reects our commitments.

Standardize the interview experience.

Don’t believe in culture fit but in culture add.

At Key Search 25% of all recommended candidates in 2022 are female.

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The world economic forum shows that gender diversity in leadership has seen a steady increase from 33.3% in 2016 to 36.9% in 2022.*

Source: World Economic Forum 2022

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We are committed to Diversity Hiring

Our commitment to DE&I is deeply rooted in the companies values. Representing 20 nationalities in 12 countries and a majority of female colleagues Key Search lives DE&I. We encourage all of our clients to not only hire the best candidates but also add to its culture by hiring diverse proles.

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