Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
DE&I isn’t just a box to check; it’s a vision to realize.
At Onward Search, we attract diverse talent, celebrate our differences, and empower every voice equally. Our commitment to DE&I is steadfast, and we’re proud to give back to non-profits that share our unwavering beliefs.
Our dream is a world where every workplace is as welcoming as our own. Through alliances, education initiatives, and accountability measures, we strive to make that dream a reality.
When we celebrate our beliefs and discuss our differences, we become a more informed, more cohesive, and more inclusive organization.
Onward Search CEO
DE&I Highlights and Achievements
We are continually working to make Onward Search a more vibrantly diverse, equitable and inclusive organization. Here are some of the ways we’ve succeeded.
Awarded “Best CEOs for Women” by Comparably.
Awarded Best of Staffing for service to clients and talent.
Diversity rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars on Glassdoor.
Approximately 50% of our entire team identify as female.
Rank 1st in Diversity Score amongst competitors on Comparably.
Rank 1st in Gender Score amongst competitors on Comparably.
Rank 1st in eNPS amongst competitors on Comparably.
Rated the #1 Staffing & Recruiting Company to Work For by Women on InHerSight.
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Within
Empowering our DE&I Task Force to implement diversity initiatives, share causes to rally behind, and uphold our inclusive culture
Educating one another on culturally significant issues and current events
Surveying teams to ensure all feel comfortable and implementing feedback to improve our practices
Building mentoring and development programs for diverse individuals
Engaging with DE&I consultants to continually evaluate and improve our DE&I strategy
Promoting individuality by giving people the option to add their pronouns to email signatures, slack names, and zoom titles
Offering employees a forum to ask our executive leadership team DEI-related questions and offering the team the highest level of transparency
Giving paid time off for elections, Juneteenth, & Martin Luther King Jr. Day (MLK Day)
Donating to non-profit organizations that support diverse communities
Diversity Recruitment (Inside and Out)
Candidate Sourcing from Exclusive Diverse Talent Networks
Diverse Job Board Targeting
Innovative Recruitment Tools and Utilization
Unbiased Anonymized Talent Showcase Development
Inclusive Job Description Creation
Blind Resume Reviews
Interview Best Practices and Reinforcement
Collecting, Monitoring, and Reporting on DE&I Metrics
Sharing Free Market Pay Data
We are proud to partner with and give back to organizations that believe what we believe, and strive to make all workplaces more inclusive spaces.
We aim to educate and inspire the diverse groups we serve. We’ve developed content and reports focused on diversity recruitment, diversity strategy, and comprehensive career resources.
Explore candidate perspectives, insights from DE&I experts, and proven methods to optimize your diversity recruitment strategy.
Many Faces, One Team
At Onward Search, we know that the diversity of our team is vital to our success. We are building an incredibly supportive community that aligns with our core values and gives everyone a chance to be heard.