DE&I strategies that work – Episode 2: Checkr

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Innovative business leaders recognize that in order to stay competitive, they must diversify their organizations and make them more inclusive.

Our limited podcast series features Greenhouse CEO Daniel Chait, along with fellow industry innovators, as they discuss how building a strong DE&I foundation enables companies to reach the next level of business success. Hear from cutting-edge DE&I thought leaders at Knac, BlackRock, Checkr, X (the moonshot factory), Okta, Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co. and HubSpot as they share diversity hiring metrics to improve recruiting and onboarding, as well as forward-thinking processes to action immediately within your own organization.

In this episode, Daniel invites Checkr executives Daniel Yanisse, Co-founder and CEO, and Arthur Yamamoto, VP of Talent, to share their company’s impactful DE&I strategies.

Background check company Checkr is fanatical about helping their customers build equitable workplaces. Daniel and Arthur explain the ways in which the background check process is evolving and how Checkr’s own hiring practices are designed to be as inclusive as possible.

Stay tuned to the end of the episode for practical tips on improving diversity hiring practices with Ariel Lopez, Founder and CEO of Knac.



In this episode, you'll learn:

  • How Checkr provides risk mitigation to businesses, while ensuring a diversity of backgrounds, experiences and perspectives are valued
  • What it means to be a fair chance employer, including hiring applicants with criminal records and requiring all interviews to include candidates from underrepresented groups
  • How to avoid common challenges when approaching diversity hiring metrics

We tie positive business outcomes to increased fairness in the background check process for our customers.”

Daniel Yanisse

Co-founder and CEO

Daniel Yanisse

When it comes to diversity metrics, if your journey is consistent and your intent is genuine, you’re headed in the right direction.”

Arthur Yamamoto

VP of Talent

Arthur Yamamoto

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