According to a recent survey of over 1,200 recruiters, diversity in hiring is a priority of the majority of staffing clients. Focusing specifically on gender parity in hiring, the survey found that 80% of recruiters have experienced an increase in the number of requests for female executives in the past year.
The survey also found:
- 68% of recruiters believe it is more challenging to find female executive candidates
- 66% of recruiters consider female executive candidates easier to place than males
- Female recruiters are 25% more likely to submit female candidates
- Male recruiters are 16% more likely to submit male candidates