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Blind Hiring: A How-To Guide To Reduce Bias & Increase Diversity

Ji-A Min — June 8, 2017 — June 8, 2017 The government of Canada recently made headlines for their blind hiring pilot project: removing candidates’ names before hiring managers review their applications. Government officials state this blind hiring initiative is designed to “reduce unconscious bias” and “promote gender and ethnic equality.” The original blind hiring … Continue reading Blind Hiring: A How-To Guide To Reduce Bias & Increase Diversity

Understanding Cognitive Bias To Interpret Data, Understand Trends

Understanding Cognitive Bias To Interpret Data, Understand Trends by Rives Martin, Op-Ed Contributor, February 22, 2017 People are all prone to see patterns and causality, a trait that has presented evolutionary advantages that have benefited our ancestors for generations. The idea of “seeing causality” ranges from understanding what times of day are safe for an … Continue reading Understanding Cognitive Bias To Interpret Data, Understand Trends

Recruitment Marketing and How to Avoid the Unconscious Bias

by Jonathan Bright June 20, 2016 Follow @SoutherlyCommsJune 20, 2016 At our recent panel debate, 21st Century Recruitment, we talked to panellist Angela Hood, CEO of ThisWay Global. ThisWay Global develops technology solutions that match perfect candidates with their perfect roles, and avoid unconscious bias, a major factor in the recruitment of a diverse workforce. … Continue reading Recruitment Marketing and How to Avoid the Unconscious Bias

3 ways to use the “familiarity bias” for maximum B2B engagement

How can you get in front of prospects so you’ll be top of mind when they’re making their purchase decisions? Columnist Matthew Barby has tips. Matthew Barby on March 30, 2016   B2B marketing is undergoing a great deal of change, one aspect of which is a dramatic growth in B2B e-commerce, which Frost & … Continue reading 3 ways to use the “familiarity bias” for maximum B2B engagement

Eliminating Hiring Bias: How Blind Reviews Open Our Eyes to the Best Talent

by Sunil Bagai March 24, 2016 Follow @ZenithtalentMarch 24, 2016 As I wrote last week, tech companies are making huge strides toward overcoming the homogenous structures of their talent forces. Slack’s report on diversity demonstrates not only a strong commitment to inclusion, it shows how a culture that celebrates differences can flourish. Unfortunately, many organizations … Continue reading Eliminating Hiring Bias: How Blind Reviews Open Our Eyes to the Best Talent