Our Diversity and Inclusion Journey
Diversity is a core value of our international business. With more than 4,000 employees in 31 countries around the world, we know that our diversity is our strength. In fact, in some countries such as Japan, we have up to 35 nationalities working for us.
On this page you'll find everything from our research, awards and accreditations that the UK business has achieved, reflecting our commitment to diversity and inclusion over the years.
Robert Walters Group – specialists in professional recruitment – has announced the appointment of Coral Bamgboye as the Group’s permanent Global Head of Equality, Diversity & Inclusion – reporting directly into CEO Robert Walters.
Robert Walters Group UK Official Charity Partner: Mind - a charity providing advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem. Together, we campaign to raise awareness and promote understanding of work-related mental health illnesses.
Pearn Kandola - an organisation striving to make the modern workplace fair for everyone by promoting Diversity & Inclusion and eradicating prejudice and unfairness - is the Group’s official global diversity and inclusion partner.
With the help of mental health experts, Robert Walters launched an e-guide to support employee mental health and wellbeing in times of rapid change or crisis, with tailored advice for HR leaders, line managers and remote workers.
Launch of 'Burning the Candle: Strategies to Combat Workplace Burnout' e-guide explores strategies organisations can use to help battle burnout to ensure employees maintain a healthy relationship with their work.
Online skills testing introduced to Robert Walters Group hiring process, offering advanced testing platforms to mitigate bias and provide as much information on the skills level of the shortlist as possible.
Launch of the Robert Walters diversity benchmarking Data Analysis Team, a data led function to headhunt desired candidates based on skills and experience across the UK.
Launch of Empowering Women in the Workplace thought leadership campaign - a campaign developed to create conversation, connect professionals and provide information and advice to help women achieve career success.
Launch of thought leadership research: Gender Diversity & Leadership, Attracting & Retaining Millennials and Recruiting in a Candidate Short Market.
Introduction of Programmatic Advertising: This type of advertising targets candidates based on key skills and locations, rather than demographics or characteristics.
On 1 January 2014, the Board implemented a policy to ensure that there will be an equal gender quota for any future long list for a Board appointment.
Official members of 'Employers Forum on Disability' and 'Employers Forum on Age' with the intention of ensuring the Group is at the forefront of developments in diversity best practice.
Official partners of Brokerage, a charity that helps create a pathway to the City for young residents of London’s inner-city boroughs.
Official partners of East London Business Alliance, an organisation which supports the long-term unemployed through the running of workshops on CV writing and interview techniques.
Robert Walters Group enhanced the diversity policy to ensure we hire purely on skills and experience. We have unconscious bias training for all our recruitment consultants and internal hiring managers by an external provider.