Fidelity Investments, a multinational provider of financial services with corporate headquarters in nearby Boston and a major presence in Smithfield, RI, recently teamed up with SkillsRI on an accelerated hiring initiative with a focus on diversity and inclusion recruitment goals. The SkillsRI recruitment team engaged candidates for remote roles ranging from Technology Service Specialists, Client and Customer Service Representatives and Call Center Representatives.
In just over one month, SkillsRI helped 45 individuals secure employment with Fidelity in Smithfield, RI. Of the data available to us, 65% of the hired candidates were female and 53% of hired candidates were individuals of color. This type of success paves the way for a fruitful partnership moving forward.