Hachette undergoes 'major overhaul' of recruitment after staff and author census

Hachette undergoes 'major overhaul' of recruitment after staff and author census

Hachette is undergoing a "major overhaul" of its recruitment and outreach practices to improve diversity in the workplace, after publishing the results for its first staff and author censuses.

Hachette c.e.o. David Shelley said the publisher has made "some progress" towards improving representation so far but said the newly published 'Changing the Story: People and Publishing Transparency Report’ "shows there’s still a very long road ahead of us". Group HR director Melanie Tansey (pictured) said the company would be focusing on improving gender balance and recruiting people from outside Lo...

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