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Recruit Smarter

A project to develop inclusive recruitment practices and address unconscious bias in recruitment.

Research from all over the world tells us that diversity is good for the workforce, the economy and the community.

We decided to investigate how we could make recruitment processes fairer in Victoria.

We ran Recruit Smarter over 2 years around 3 priorities:

  • trialling new approaches
  • designing best practice
  • sharing knowledge

46 partners worked with researchers to design the program:

  • real-world trials of innovative approaches to address unconscious bias
  • developing best practice for recruitment that is inclusive and gives everyone a fair go
  • seminars to raise awareness of the importance and value of workforce diversity and inclusion

You can see a list of all our partners below.

Read the reports

partners list

    • Ambulance Victoria
    • Ai Group
    • AMES Australia
    • Australia Post
    • Australian Workers Union
    • Brotherhood of St Laurence
    • Cognicity
    • Commonwealth Bank of Australia
    • Community and Public Sector Union
    • Deloitte
    • Deloitte Access Economics
    • Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning
    • Department of Justice and Regulation
    • Department of Premier and Cabinet
    • Department of Treasury and Finance
    • DOW Chemical Company
    • Emergency Management Victoria
    • Environment Protection Authority
    • Ernst & Young
    • Ethnic Communities Council of Victoria
    • FlexCareers
    • Hall & Wilcox LLC
    • Hays Specialist Recruitment
    • Hoban Recruitment
    • JobGetter
    • K&L Gates LLC
    • Law Institute of Victoria
    • Multicultural Youth Network
    • Municipal Association of Victoria
    • PwC
    • Recruitment & Consulting Services Association
    • of Australia & New Zealand
    • SEEK
    • The Shannon Company
    • Transurban
    • Transport Accident Commission
    • United Energy & Multinet Gas
    • Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights
    • Commission
    • VicHealth Leading Thinkers Initiative
    • Victorian Multicultural Commission
    • Victorian Public Sector Commission
    • Victoria Police
    • VicRoads
    • Victorian Trades Hall Council
    • Westjustice
    • Westpac
    • WorkSafe

Reviewed 03 December 2019

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