Ensuring There’s a Seat at the Table and a Platform for Every Voice

Our people are at the heart of our business. Here at Kforce, we understand each person has a unique perspective, and we value the innovation, thoughtful contributions and broad spectrum of ideas diversity brings to our firm.

Our vision, To Have a Meaningful Impact on All the Lives We Serve®, means we have a seat at the table for people from all walks of life and know that sharing and celebrating the differences between us leads to a stronger and more impactful organization.

diversity equity and inclusion

We Love What We Do. We Love Who We Serve®.

To better serve our Kforce family, we continually develop our diversity, equity and inclusion strategies to ensure our employees – regardless of race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status – feel empowered, supported and equipped with the resources necessary to embrace their experiences and develop their careers.

We thoughtfully incorporate diversity, equity and inclusion through:

  • Promoting equal opportunity for all associates.
  • Driving unbiased representation in all areas of our company.
  • Educating Kforce employees on diversity programs and policies.
  • Addressing diversity disparities by identifying shortfalls and closing gaps.
  • Ensuring diversity and inclusion principles are communicated to all employees.
  • Hosting diversity panels, observances and webcasts to ensure all employees are heard.

We ensure hiring decisions are made based on qualifications, merit and business needs. By channeling our Core Values of Respect, Integrity, Stewardship and Community, Exceptional Service, Commitment and Fun and Trust, we have created a space where all feel welcome.

 

Letting Diversity Lead Business

To better serve our employees, consultants and clients, Kforce has expanded our dedication to diversity, equity and inclusion efforts within our Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) department. This department will guide our firm in the development and implementation of D&I initiatives to further foster equity and inclusion both inside our organization and with our partners as well.

Fostering Diversity, Equity and Inclusion with Our Partners

As a staffing and solutions firm, we strive to find the best possible talent for our clients. To help us in this pursuit, we source talent through an expansive and diverse candidate pool by leveraging hundreds of organizations and professional partnerships within the following groups:

Niche Job Boards

Supplier Diversity

 

 

Implemented a centralized structure, comprehensive strategy and policies and procedures

Formalized our outreach to reach a wider net of diverse suppliers and direct vendors

Created systematic change to how we track and increase our spend with diverse suppliers

Establishing trustworthy and long-lasting relationships is at the heart of what we do. We recognize the strength of our partners and how they assist us in building an inclusive and more equitable workforce. This knowledge drives us to continually invest in and expand our supplier diversity program. 

Mission: Kforce’s supplier inclusion program provides everyone fair and equitable access to opportunities with Kforce. We are committed to building partnerships with suppliers that reflect those we serve and the communities in which we live. 

Our direct diverse supplier program has seen the following increases over the past four quarters: 

 

Our vendors provide a wealth of perspectives, ideas and backgrounds as we strive to positively impact our local communities. These collaborations inspire excellence in our sourcing initiatives, product offerings and services as we move together toward tomorrowSM. View our Supplier Diversity Policy here

National Minority Supplier Development Council

Our partnership with the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC) is just one way we’ve pledged to advocate for and support minority business enterprises (MBEs), drive socioeconomic equity and foster generational wealth within diverse communities.  

Kforce is also a member of the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC), the nation’s largest third-party certifier of businesses owned and operated by women. We are committed to supplier diversity and the value of full inclusion in the supply chain.

WBENC

Lastly, Kforce is a proud supporter of the Diverse Supplier Grant Initiative, sponsored by JPMorgan Chase & Co. For more information about the program, visit jpmorganchase.com. This is one way we show our support of efforts that seek to close the wealth gap, advance racial equity and promote inclusive growth for Black, Hispanic and Latinx communities.

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Community Involvement

Our commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion extends beyond our partnerships and our firm. From speaking engagements to career fairs to the charities we support, we actively participate in communities nationwide to do our part in building a better tomorrow for the workforce today.