Hire diverse talent

By creating a positive and inclusive platform, The Dots is recognised as a welcome alternative to existing professional networks. 68% of our half-million members are female, 31% minority ethnic and 16% LGBT+. We also do a lot of work around socioeconomic diversity and neurodiversity to fuel a more balanced industry of the future.

Build your employer brand

Create a free profile and attract a pipeline of future candidates. Your followers will then get notified of relevant roles as you post them, which is a great way to attract passive job seekers.

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Hire the best talent

Post full time, freelance and remote jobs – receive a tailored email with diverse matching candidates perfect for the role.

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Quality, not quantity, job applicants.

Our job applicant management system automatically filters the suggested candidates, to ensure you can hire top talent quickly and easily.

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Headhunt full time, freelance & remote candidates

Search and headhunt diverse candidates from a pool of over half a million members.

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Search & filter

Refine your search and find the perfect candidate based on skills, job title, availability, location, awards, previous employers, recommendations and more.

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Browse & save profiles

Browse over half a million quality candidate profiles. View their work, past clients, teammates, work history and more.

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Message & hire candidates

Found someone you like? Simply message them direct and start chatting.

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Diversity matters

Diversity is better for business. It’s better for creativity. It’s better for innovation. We exist to democratise opportunities by building an inclusive and positive platform – over 68% of our half-million members are female, 31% minority ethnic and 16% LGBT+. We also do a lot of work around socioeconomic diversity and neurodiversity to fuel a more balanced industry of the future.

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  • “The Dots has proved a great platform to discover diverse, ambitious, and often unsung talent”.
  • “I’m am repeatedly blown away by the talent I meet and the ease with which I am able to connect. The-Dots has a canny knack of sparking connections that last because they really do understand what makes us all tick.”
  • “The Dots has been a life line for recruiting great talent within the creative industries across soho house.“
  • "As an employer focused on innovation it’s vital I can talk and engage with the millennial generation and not only for me to find great talent but for the talent to find me too."
  • "We have experimented on almost every channel imaginable, but seem to consistently get more quality responses quickly through the Dots."
  • Sam Kelly

    Managing Director, AKQA
  • Karen Boswell

    Interactive Lead, Adam & Eve DDB
  • Jade Coles

    Soho House Group
  • Lee Schuneman

    CEO Microsoft Lift
  • Joel Kitzmiller

    Executive Creative Director, VICE

You’ll be in great company

Here’s a selection of our wonderful partners who use The Dots to hire diverse talent and promote their employer brand.

  • BBC
  • AKQA
  • Tate
  • adam&eveDDB
  • MTV
  • Dazed
  • BBH
  • Universal
  • Wired
  • Channel 4
  • Facebook
  • Vice
  • Airbnb
  • Wolff Olins
  •  Squarespace

Hire top diverse talent

Discover and hire from 900,000+ diverse candidates across the creative and tech industries. 68% of members on The Dots identify as women, 31% minority ethnic and 16% LGBT+.

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Post internships for free

It’s completely free to post paid internship roles on The Dots. It’s also free for charities to hire via The Dots, at our discretion. Please get in touch for more information.

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We offer tailored job packages and subscriptions to suit larger hiring needs for your business. Please get in touch to find out more.

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