Diversity and Inclusion Mock Interview

To help you prepare for your next job interview, here are 30 interview questions and answer examples focused on Diversity and Inclusion.

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What have you done this year to further your knowledge and understanding of diversity?

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List of 30 Diversity and Inclusion Interview Questions & Answers

  1. 1.

    What have you done this year to further your knowledge and understanding of diversity?

  2. 2.

    How do you currently serve diverse groups in your personal or professional life?

  3. 3.

    How have you demonstrated an active commitment to diversity and inclusion in your most recent role?

  4. 4.

    If you were to create a diversity and inclusion plan for your current company, what would be your priorities?

  5. 5.

    What challenges do you believe you'll face when it comes to upholding anti-discrimination policies in this role?

  6. 6.

    Do you have any questions or concerns about working among a diverse population?

  7. 7.

    What are the most common mistakes you see in a company's Diversity & Inclusion plan?

  8. 8.

    Have you ever experienced or witnessed a lack of inclusion in the workplace? If so, how did you address the situation?

  9. 9.

    What does inclusion mean to you?

  10. 10.

    How do you define workplace diversity?

  11. 11.

    What strategies have you deployed to address diversity issues in the workplace?

  12. 12.

    Have you ever encountered a situation where a colleague was not accepting another colleague due to their gender or sexual orientation?

  13. 13.

    In your opinion, how can a company best embrace diversity?

  14. 14.

    Have you ever attended formal diversity and inclusion training?

  15. 15.

    Why do you believe it is important to embrace diversity and support inclusion efforts in this role?

  16. 16.

    How do you feel about workplace diversity today, and how have your views changed over the years?

  17. 17.

    We have a steadfast commitment to our company's diversity and inclusion plan. What does our D&I plan mean to you?

  18. 18.

    If hired into this role, how will you support our anti-discrimination policies?

  19. 19.

    Have you ever reached out to a colleague you felt was experiencing workplace discrimination?

  20. 20.

    As a manager or leader, how would you approach an equity problem in the workplace?

  21. 21.

    How would you help a co-worker to increase the value they place on workplace inclusion?

  22. 22.

    How has your education and experience prepared you to succeed in our diverse work community?

  23. 23.

    Have you ever mistakenly said something offensive to a colleague? If so, how did you mend the relationship? What did you learn?

  24. 24.

    To what extent do you think a company should encourage diversity programs?

  25. 25.

    What experience do you have relating to people with a background different from yours?

  26. 26.

    In which areas of diversity do you have more to learn? How do you plan to grow?

  27. 27.

    Do you have experience recruiting a diverse workforce?

  28. 28.

    How do you demonstrate sensitivity to others?

  29. 29.

    How would you introduce diversity to a team member with limited cultural experiences?

  30. 30.

    What is the difference between diversity and inclusion?