Diversity is more than just a hot topic; it is a source of competitive edge. Through advocates like Sheryl Sandberg, gender-diversity is increasingly at the centre of many social, business and political discussions today. Beyond gender, the relative cultural homogeneity of leaders in some organisations and companies has called into question those organisations’ ability to face diverse and very modern challenges.
Here at busuu, we aim to build an all-star and diverse team. Our Chief Technology Officer and a founder of AltConf, Rob Elkin, recently reflected on why diversity matters for technology businesses and departments, and on ways to promote it within the recruitment process. To read more on diversity at busuu, please visit Rob’s post on Medium, Why our team needs to be more diverse….