Unbiased Recruitment: How to Hire Without Bias

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More diverse teams are proven to drive greater innovation, productivity, and profitability. Interviews require a structured process to accurately determine if a person’s skills match the job requirements.

It starts with recruiting, where unconscious bias can skew how candidates are evaluated and affect who has a better chance of getting hired. Unconscious or implicit bias means we rely on our subconscious to filter information by taking mental shortcuts, informed by prevailing attitudes and stereotypes. And while unconscious bias is a component of human functioning, it often leads us to make poor decisions.

To provide guidance to support better unbiased hiring decisions, we’ve created this simple, unbiased hire checklist for reviewing resumes, conducting interviews, and making solid recruitment decisions.

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