Client Success Story - Diversity Leadership Hiring’s

Posted on Feb 25, 2020     253 Views        

Industry is so aloud on gender inclusion and improving gender equality in the workplace has been a key objective in any organizations for many years.  With no surprise, there is a surge in demand of women in ‘C- Level’ roles in last couple of years in technology space. Various organizations focusing on different programs to attract and increase women in leadership positions to eradicate the bias right from job role preparation to career path upto CxO levels.


Business Problem:

Our client - A global investment banking global capability center (GCC) which has 2 large technology units in India. They were facing challenge to increase 200+ women leadership resources for various roles in Technology delivery, Program management, Digital Strategy, Banking solution delivery and Architects. They chose HAN DIGITAL expertise to help and increase diversity leaders across various job families for India technology centers.

Client talent acquisition and workforce team had target of increasing diversity ratio from 8% to 20% in the middle and leadership level (Incl CxO levels) in India. That means hiring more than 200 diversity technology leaders in 18 months.



HAN DIGITAL conducted detailed diversity talent pool intelligence study across 5 different job families to.

  • Understand overall talent funnel of women leadership talent in India and role matching availability in the market through detailed talent market mapping exercise
  • Strategize and run campaign to attract the passive leaders in the market
  • Create a talent mobility map for easy hiring and talent engagement framework  
  • Build candidate pipeline of “active & passive job seekers” from the market with relevant skill pedigree, experience, etc


Research outcome and customer benefits:


HAN DIGITAL, with its decade of talent intelligence and consulting experience has helped customers by

  • Benchmarked 85+ organizations to tap the right and potential women candidate from the market
  • Mapped 5,200 women diversity pool in 3 weeks’ time by 5 major locations, major organizations with experience or exposure in either on of - Technology Delivery, Program Management, Digital Strategy & Architects, Banking Solutions etc.
  • Through extensive campaign strategy to attract passive talent, overall our client was able to schedule first level of discussion in less than 2 weeks’ with 150+ potential candidates thus tripled the screening rate of the candidates
  • Reduced recruiter and hiring manager time by 54% comparing their previous diversity hiring engagements
  • 22% cost effective through talent market mapping exercise by HAN DIGITAL specialist team.



HAN Digital recommended client with market diversity best practices on storytelling and diversity hiring contents to build best employer brand in the market to attract women leaders. Our research and gender diversity inclusion program helped client across four different business services such as Personal banking, Corporate banking, Wealth management, Investment & asset portfolio management. 





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