When reviewing hiring outcomes, diversity is a common bench marking tool. However, diversity should not be viewed simply as a tick box exercise, but instead as an opportunity to increase innovation, skill-sets and productivity within a workforce. In addition, organizations that embrace diversity are often viewed more favorably by candidates and future clients. In a recent Credit Suisse survey of almost 3,400 companies, findings suggest there are clear benefits afforded to organizations with a higher number of women in strategic positions.