Car rental companies are typically staffed by white men, often white men of colour.
So when they’re offering car rental services, what does that say about the value of their services?
Car rental agencies have historically relied on hiring African Americans as car rental agents, because African Americans are not often well-educated or skilled at driving, and they are often in a higher-risk demographic group for car rental companies.
The ABC has looked at some of the reasons why some car rental operators are employing African Americans, as well as some ways they’re making improvements to help African Americans access their services.
Read more about car rental company diversity, and what they’re doing to improve diversity.
Car rental company recruitment and selection Car Renters International, a leading car rental agency in Australia, employs nearly 100 people of colour and the company has made significant efforts to increase its diversity.
Its recruitment efforts are focused on getting people of different backgrounds to apply to the company and to work together to improve the company’s recruitment process.
In February 2017, Car Renters announced that it was working with a new recruitment partner to boost its recruitment and recruitment practices.
This partnership aims to increase the diversity of its workforce and to increase their representation in its leadership group.
This new recruitment partnership will focus on: increasing the representation of diverse candidates in the recruitment process and increasing their awareness of the company