Though companies make efforts to hire diverse staff, bias still creeps into the recruiting process.
Not only does diversity help companies give underrepresented applicants a seat at the table, but also it leads to better performance and profits for companies. A recent Stanford University, Northwestern University, Dartmouth College and Hong Kong University of Science and Technology study showed investors were more likely to believe companies with more gender diversity were likely to do better in the stock market. Clear Company data shows diverse teams outperform non-diverse teams by 35%.
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