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Applied job board stats:
Third Sector

Third Sector seems to be a notable source of ethnic diversity, so a possible source of minority candidates


Third Sector seems to have a fairly even gender balance


Third Sector seems fairly representative ethnic balance, although this depends on location and sector.

A note on data

The data is based on over 50,000 applications, the majority of which are from the UK but also the USA, Australia, New Zealand, Switzerland and Singapore. We don't currently control for typical or average demographic response rates for specific jobs, or for the average review scores for the jobs that applicants applied to. Data for some job boards is based on a small sample, but we're working on it. 😉

About Third Sector

Third Sector is a publication focusing on news in the charitable sector

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Top rated skills

Skill Avg score
stakeholder management 2.7 / 5
relevant experience 3.1 / 5
entrepreneurial 2.7 / 5
prioritisation 3.0 / 5
self-awareness 3.0 / 5
passion 2.3 / 5
reporting 2.6 / 5
project management 2.7 / 5
strategic thinking 3.0 / 5
project delivery 3.2 / 5
strategy 2.5 / 5
process improvement 2.4 / 5
problem solving 2.4 / 5
grant management experience 3.0 / 5
programme management tools 2.5 / 5

Why diversity is important

A quick recap never hurts...

  • Poor diversity is a clue there may be hiring bias
  • Poor diversity dissauades talent from under-represented groups from joining you
  • There's evidence that diverse teams may perform better

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