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3 Diversity Interview Questions to Start Asking Today

Articles Feb 22, 2022

As investment in diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in the workplace grows, so too does the need to evaluate job candidates based on how they exemplify DEI-related values in and outside of the workplace.

But, if you’re like most of today’s organizations, odds are good that your company hasn’t historically interviewed candidates through a DEI lens. What questions should you ask? How should you evaluate responses? And how can you tell if someone’s commitment to DEI is authentic or performative? Below, you’ll find three great DEI-related questions to ask job candidates, along with an explanation for why each question has value and what you should look for in a response.


Kaela Sosa

Kaela (she/her) is a Certified Diversity Executive and curriculum and programming manager at The Diversity Movement. She applies her writing, project management, and production skills to advance DEI.