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New global diversity and inclusion recruitment website VERCIDA.com has now launched to offer recruiters and jobseekers the chance to change the lack of diversity in the workplace.
The new tech platform is aimed at jobseekers looking to work for employers that place inclusion and staff wellbeing high on the agenda. The site lets employers attract diverse talent in a pro-active way by demonstrating the benefits and initiatives they offer to employees.
CEO Morgan Lobb says, “Diversity in the jobs market is extremely competitive and has gathered immense pace. Organisations face huge public criticism when their brand does not represent the diversity of society.
“Couple this with the lack of productivity and profitability associated with not having a diverse workforce, and it has become a tightening noose around the neck of many CEO’s. Despite their best efforts employers still face woeful staff representation.
“We have built VERCIDA.com to solve this issue.”
VERCIDA.com gives jobseekers all the information they need to make an informed decision about whether an employer is the right fit for them and their specific needs.
VERCIDA.com allows jobseekers to search for jobs using filters that show the work employers are doing internally to promote diversity and inclusion, as well searching for jobs using the traditional search fields such as location, geography and keyword.
Every employer advertising a job has their own company profile, which highlights their values and inclusive features such as age, belief, gender equality, and LGBT initiatives.
VERCIDA.com also has a growing database of over 3000 articles relating to the work employers are doing to promote Values, Equality, Respect, Culture, Inclusion, Diversity and Accessibility in the workplace (VERCIDA).
Ben Chalcraft, VERCIDA.com MD, said, “Jobseekers are much more likely to find an employer that wishes to increase representation of their group or community by searching for the right type of employer in the first place.
“We list thousands of jobs, but place the employer’s diversity information right in the heart of the job description. For example, if an engineering employer wishes to recruit more women we push female friendly content as part of the job advert.
“We’re engaging with jobseekers though relevant content and marry the employer’s diversity strategy with their resourcing needs. It adds up to a cutting-edge diversity recruitment platform fit for the modern world”.
Over 100 early adopting employers are using VERCIDA.com, which has grown from a kitchen start-up to industry leading specialist. Many clients are now citing the site as their main source of staff attraction.
Clients include: BBC, Sky, ITV, Viacom, Ofcom, Department for Education, Met Police, Bank of England, Barclays, HSBC, Morgan Stanley, Hs2, Network Rail, TfL, Heathrow Airport, and Atkins.
Digital inclusion is a core part of VERCIDA.com’s overall strategy. Web accessibility, which is enshrined in law by the Equality Act 2010, was a key priority when the new VERCIDA.com platform was being developed.
VERCIDA.com is highly accessible and people with mobility, visual impairments or dyslexia can easily access the site thanks to a comprehensive 60 hour web accessibility audit by the Shaw Trust.
VERCIDA.com works with over one hundred clients who are committed to creating an inclusive work environment. If you are an employer and interested in working with VERCIDA.com to promote your diversity and inclusion initiatives and attract the best candidates, please call 02037405973 or email [email protected] for more information.
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