Hiring Bias is present in all recruitment. The trick is knowing how to identify and minimise it before you hire, and how to measure the effects of bias in the people you hire and the people you don't.
Creating a business that is both inclusive and diverse is essential in today’s world. It can improve business outcomes, profitability and create happier, more engaged workplaces. But while some hiring processes may appear to be inclusive on the surface, recruiters need to analyse them to ensure they result in giving candidates equal opportunities. In this […]Continue reading
Diversity, inclusion and unconscious bias are buzzwords in recruitment right now. The benefits of increasing the diversity of your company workforce are beyond question (more on that later), and the Black Lives Matter protests have forced CEOs to look at their own hiring practices more closely. This involves learning more about the cognitive biases that […]Continue reading
Attitudes to diversity are changing. #BlackLivesMatter is a movement, not a moment. And it’s put recruitment and recruiter bias firmly in the spotlight. Talent Acquisition leaders across the world are desperately seeking to ascertain whether their hiring practices are fair and inclusive. A range of diversity-friendly tools and training programs are here to help, but […]Continue reading
Unfortunately hiring discrimination is on the rise. A recent study on employee charge trends found that 12% of U.S. businesses have had an employment charge filed against them. In this article, we’ll discuss 6 tips to reduce hiring discrimination, explain why it’s important and why fairer hiring leads to increased employee diversity. What is hiring […]Continue reading