How HR Can Tackle Diversity Using the Rooney Rule
NOVEMBER 12, 2015
In August 2015, the need for more workforce diversity was spotlighted in a big way when President Obama issued a call to action to technology companies, encouraging them to hire more women and minorities by implementing the Rooney Rule. The results were impressive – minority head coaching hires in the NFL increased from 6% to 22% in 2006 – and as the White House strives to show, the implications of the rule can be far-reaching. Metric to watch: Diversity of interviewed candidates.