Take steps to increase the diversity of your applicant pools.

In 2017, Black and Latinx Coloradans accounted for 25% of the metro region’s population, but only 12% of workers earning the regional average wage of $63,080.

Denver has a strong, diverse talent pipeline that we encourage you to target for future recruitment. These training and education providers offer skill-based training and are willing to work with employers to ensure you’re hiring skilled workers.

Activate Workforce Solutions

Trains individuals in general office and IT support.

CrossPurpose

Trains individuals in a range of technical certificates.

Metro State University of Denver Career Hub

Their College to Career Hub will help you find diverse MSU grads. Contact Career Hub.

University of Colorado Boulder

Offers four-year degrees and is home to the Office of Diversity and Women’s Empowerment Initiative.

Turing School of Coding and Design

Trains individuals in software development.

Jopwell.com

Helps match Black, Latinx and Native American students and professionals with employers.

Denver Scholarship Foundation

Works with diverse and talented DPS alumni in all fields to connect Scholars to good jobs. Contact Lorii Rabinowitz.

Additional Resources

Learn more about how to hire based on skills, not just degree requirements.

Check out these resources on an equitable hiring set of resources.

Expand your pool of talent by considering fair chance hiring.

Post job openings to the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce’s job board. It is a trusted source for our training partners.