Flexible working attracts diverse candidates

Monday 14 March 2016

Case Study by BAE Systems


  • Partnerships forged with organisations such as WISE to attract more female candidates. 25 summer intern places offered through partnership with the Windsor Fellowship.
  • Schools programmes run by internal diversity networks – more than 300 employees act as Schools Ambassadors.
  • A focus on ensuring that appropriate and diverse role models are included on recruitment websites.
  • Unconscious bias training given to all leaders (e-learning and facilitated conversations).
  • An extensive flexible working programme (SMART working), including different propositions for Professionals and Executives supported by an intranet site, a communications campaign and leadership commitment and role modelling.