Even ‘trusted’ hiring techniques we have been using for years are littered with unconscious biases, all the way from job description to selection process to interview. Through these stages we are discounting potentially great candidates from marginalized groups, non-traditional backgrounds and alternative career paths without even realizing it.
- Recognize unconscious bias in hiring
- Choose effective and equitable assessment criteria
- Develop an inclusive hiring process from job description to interview
- Introduce these ideas into your own hiring practices