Inclusive Recruitment A good job advert Answer 4.1.1: Removing barriers in job adverts

The answer to the previous question: ‘which of the following do you think MIGHT NOT help to remove barriers when targeting diverse employees?’ is ‘writing a long list of educational requirements’.

So to recap then, you can adopt the following key practices to remove barriers from job adverts: focus less on educational attainment and more on transferable skills; make the job role generic and neutral; finess the details after employment; and recognise when skills can be learnt in post.