Oops! I’m Biased: How to Attract and Retain Diverse Talent

How to attract and retain diverse talent: Tailored perks and benefits at Homerun

A 4-day work week, working abroad, mental health care, flexible working hours – these are all benefits that companies offer to attract and retain talent in the face of the ongoing talent shortage.

For Rita Wittek-Verbeek, Director of People at Homerun, it is not about checking boxes, but about what her customers (the Homerun employees) need from her product (the employee experience). 

  1. But how do you know what to offer? 

  2. How do you tailor benefits towards inclusivity?

  3. Do tailored perks and benefits work for big companies?

  4. And how do you measure their success?

Listen to the episode to find out how Homerun approaches perks and benefits so successfully that the company has enjoyed a 100% employee retention rate in the past two years.

Rita Wittek-Verbeek

A bit about

Rita Wittek-Verbeek

Rita is the Director of People at Homerun, a true hands-on people leader as she describes herself. She has been instrumental in setting up the employee experience at Homerun from scratch for the past six years. Originally from Germany, having grown up in Switzerland, she recently left the Netherlands to live in Spain.

A bit about

Charlotte Melkert

With years of experience in the field of recruitment, both by starting a recruitment agency as well as being the Co-Founder & CEO of the hiring software company Equalture and her dedication to ensuring equal opportunities in hiring, Charlotte’s knowledge about the importance of neurodiversity within the workplace is thorough.

Her first years of being an entrepreneur have led her to several public speaking activities and nominations, including the top 8 most talented female entrepreneurs of The Netherlands, Forbes 30 Under 30, Top 30 Most Inclusive Leaders NL, LOEY Talent Award, Sprout 25 under 25 and Sifted’s top 14 European Gen Z Founders.

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