Unconscious Bias

Read about the practices, technologies, and employer and candidate stories around overcoming unconscious bias across the hiring lifecycle and strengthening workplace diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging.

Sabrina Son

How To Standardize Your Interview Questions to Reduce Unconscious Bias in Hiring

Introduction Everyone relies on gut feelings and personal biases a certain percentage of the time. But for many employers it’s the primary thing driving the hiring process. This is problematic. It can lead to harmful effects to employees and lead to discrimination in the hiring process. It also means hiring tends to be less structured. How To Standardize Your Interview Questions to Reduce Unconscious Bias in Hiring

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Sabrina Son

3 Steps in the Hiring Process Where Unconscious Bias Runs Rampant

Diversity and inclusivity aren’t just buzzwords. When businesses hire a diverse workforce (race, ethnicity, age, gender, etc), they reap the benefits of diverse ideas, leading to more innovations. Not only that, but businesses with a diverse workforce are more appealing to candidates and tend to outperform their competitors in terms of revenue. A study by McKinsey 3 Steps in the Hiring Process Where Unconscious Bias Runs Rampant

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Sabrina Son

Why Conversations Matter with Candidates

Unconscious biases can easily make their way into the recruiting process at any step. They don’t call it unconscious bias for a reason. Having these biases in your process can prevent you from both hiring and attracting top talent, and they could ultimately make for a bad candidate experience. We’ve put together 7 tips to Why Conversations Matter with Candidates

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Prem Kumar

Building Ethical AI for Recruiting: Learning and Unlearning

How do we create AI without bias? This is a touchy and intricate subject across all business functions, but especially HR and recruiting. This article starts the conversation and provides resources from industry leaders that can help reduce bias in AI. This is a touchy and intricate subject. The fact of the matter is, AI Building Ethical AI for Recruiting: Learning and Unlearning

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Prem Kumar

Arik Armstead of The San Francisco 49ers and Richaun Holmes of The Sacramento Kings team up with Humanly.io to help increase diversity in the workplace

Humanly.io teams up with big names from The NFL and The NBA to help employers hire efficiently and equitably. Humanly.io is aimed toward companies who receive high applicant volume like those in technology, healthcare, retail, staffing, and trucking — just to name a few. Its goal is to — using tools like artificial intelligence — help Arik Armstead of The San Francisco 49ers and Richaun Holmes of The Sacramento Kings team up with Humanly.io to help increase diversity in the workplace

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Sabrina Son

Unconscious Bias Reality Check: Are You Doing These to Your Candidates?

Any time humans are involved, there will be some semblance of unconscious bias included in the decision making. Although we try to prevent biases into seeping its way into our lives, there really is no way to completely prevent it—that’s why it’s called “unconscious bias.” It’s not to say that we can’t make a conscious Unconscious Bias Reality Check: Are You Doing These to Your Candidates?

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Sabrina Son

How These Innovative Companies Address Unconscious Bias in Recruiting

Here are 2 examples of such companies, and the methods they are using to handle unconscious bias. Unconscious bias is one of the biggest obstacles recruiters face when looking for the best possible talent. It’s also one of the toughest ones to overcome. However, some companies have recognized this problem and are working hard on How These Innovative Companies Address Unconscious Bias in Recruiting

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Sabrina Son

7 Ways to Remove Bias From Your Screening Process

Unconscious biases can easily make their way into the recruiting process at any step. They don’t call it unconscious bias for a reason. Having these biases in your process can prevent you from both hiring and attracting top talent, and they could ultimately make for a bad candidate experience. We’ve put together 7 tips to 7 Ways to Remove Bias From Your Screening Process

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Sabrina Son

Is Hiring For Culture Fit Another Form Of Unconscious Bias?

Having a high-quality company culture is becoming more and more important in today’s business landscape. A 2018 Korn Ferry survey found that in the last five years, company culture has become the most important factor in hiring. But there are different ways to approach hiring for culture fit. And if you choose the wrong one, Is Hiring For Culture Fit Another Form Of Unconscious Bias?

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