Joy Lewis is the founder and CEO of AAI EmployAbility, the award-winning not-for-profit that is tackling inclusivity and diversity issues in the recruitment market head-on. She witnessed firsthand the inequalities that unpaid internships presented for graduates entering the job market, and in 2009 Joy founded AAI (formerly Adopt An Intern) to create accessible job opportunities for people from low-income families. 12 years on and AAI has grown to create opportunities and promote gender and racial diversity within the workplace.
Joy shares her insider knowledge on how you can encourage more diverse applicants on job listings, as well as how AAI and the team have managed to work remotely for the last 11 years. Plus, we discuss the issue of unpaid internships and getting young people workplace-ready.
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