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Implement True Diversity and Inclusion in your Workforce with Social Media Screening

Ask any great CEO or leader, and they will tell you that diversity of culture is critical to their success. Most surveys back up this claim that a diverse workforce, especially ethnically diverse, is much more likely to outperform their peers. Unfortunately, diversity and inclusion approaches by many companies are limited to their external communication or marketing efforts. A brand that posts its support of a particular minority segment of the population often demonstrates nothing more than virtue signaling.

As the great John Wooden stated,

Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are. The true test of a man's character is what he does when no one is watching.

The same could be said for Corporations. Instead of focusing on the outward messaging or reputation, corporations should be focusing on the character of their workforce. And this starts with hiring suitable candidates that reflect your culture of diversity or ethos.

Social media screening can arm HR with the tool they need to ensure their hires reflect the corporation's values regarding D&I initiatives. By weeding out those making derogatory remarks or speaking publicly against specific