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Diversity and Inclusion Interview Questions

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

Diversity and Inclusion Interview Questions

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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    How do you define workplace diversity?

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    What does inclusion mean to you?

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

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    Have you ever attended formal diversity and inclusion training?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  23. 23.

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

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

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

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    Do you have experience recruiting a diverse workforce?

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    How do you demonstrate sensitivity to others?

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

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    What is the difference between diversity and inclusion?

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