Ask any company whether they’re diverse and inclusive, and most will probably answer “yes.” Not many hiring managers would want to admit that they have trouble recruiting or a problem retaining members of diverse backgrounds. Don’t make the mistake of taking that answer at face value, you run the risk of joining a company that “talks a big game”, but fails to take action.
The interview process is an opportunity not only for a company to get to know you, but a chance for you to get to know the company. There are a number of questions you can ask during the interview that will help determine the organizations commitment to equality and inclusion. This Fast Company article is a resource for interviewing questions surrounding an organization’s diversity commitment. It is also a starting point for companies to ask themselves these questions.