Are recruitment shortlists a positive step towards cultural diversity?

Are recruitment shortlists a positive step towards cultural diversity?

According to, shortlisting is the process of identifying candidates who best meet the desired criteria for a job; if the candidate is suitable, the decision to bypass the candidate to the next stage of the recruitment process will be made.

The process encompasses finding candidates with the correct skillset, personality to coincide with that of the existing team and general suitability to the role, to make an adequate hire – not by exercising a tick-box hiring process to satisfy cultural diversity quotas.

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