Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion

Diverse, equitable, and inclusive teams are more powerful, innovative, and SUCCESSFUL.

Our Mission

As influencers in the modern workplace, we are accountable to advance Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the way we:

  • Operate as a company
  • Impact our clients
  • Empower our candidates
  • Serve our communities

A Culture-Add Approach

We build teams with a culture-add mindset (vs. culture-fit).

Through our differences and a shared commitment, we seek to become better as people and as an organization.

We achieve this through education, service, and action.


Education is never finished. We are never done learning. Through intentional education, we understand better and become better.


Words are just words. We are committed to doing what we say we will do. This means being accountable to following through.


To lead is to serve. Only through service can we begin to understand the worlds of others. For the betterment of communities around us, we are committed to serving.

DEI Committees

Dedicated groups of employees that establish a supportive environment where people of all backgrounds can work together.


  • Webinars and educational content
  • Internal trainings to improve DEI capabilities
  • Client Playbooks that develop an equitable process


  • Community-driven efforts in Chicago and nationally
  • Clothing drives and company-wide days of service
  • Partner with career development programs for resume reviews and career counseling


  • Improved partnerships with organizations
  • Support for candidates long-term
  • Increased candidate pools through client relationships

DEI Insights

The latest takes on how to foster a more inclusive workplace.

Mental Health in the Workplace

Hirewell partnered with some experienced industry leaders to discuss responsibility and ownership of mental health on a personal level, on a corporate level, and how to support and empower ourselves long-term.

Women in Tech at McMaster-Carr

Mary Grace Craczyk, Kate Guarna, Kiki Rhode, and Heather Linich-Mayer sit down to speak with Holistic’s Leah Dugan to talk about their experiences and growth at McMaster-Carr.

Dia De Los Muertos

Hispanic Heritage Month

To celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, a few people on our team took a trip to the National Museum of Mexican Art in Chicago. They took a Day of the Dead (Dia De Los Muertos) tour and got to see so many beautiful and fun exhibits.

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