Explore the state of diversity today and why it’s more important than ever
How to identify human and procedural bias that may be hiding in your hiring process
Ways to base hiring decisions on objective qualifications and requirements
To compete in today’s marketplace, you’ve got to attract the best talent, and that talent is going to be diverse. According to a recent study, companies with a more diverse workforce outperform those that do not. But despite years of diversity efforts, organizations still struggle to change their outcomes. And it’s becoming more apparent that hidden bias is getting in the way.
Diversity in the workplace is a major focal point for human resources professionals. There are classes designated to learning about implementing diversity, researchers who study it and entire publications that write about it. But what if without even realizing it the very hiring professionals that are committed to diversity and equal opportunity were making the same kinds of hires over and over? What if humans just aren’t good at making unbiased hiring decisions?