Action Step – Recruit Men With Flexible Work

The Alliance’s Action Steps are designed to assist organizations with implementing practical strategies and policies related to diversity and flexibility.  Members can access full versions of all of the Alliance’s Action Steps in the Member Resource Center.


Law students talk to each other about their law firm interview experiences: what they were asked; what insights they gained into the firm; and what the firm seems to be looking for. As they compare notes, a pattern might emerge; some employers tell female recruits – but not male recruits – about the firm’s flexible work programs. Female recruits often express disbelief, and some take offense at the assumptions the firm is making about them. However, they aren’t the only ones. Male recruits have also been put off by the assumptions firm’s make about them and their interests…

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