Graham Jones — April 29, 2018 Follow @grahamjones — April 29, 2018 Social media bias is well-known. The whole issue of political “echo chambers” which probably led to the election of Donald Trump and the outcome of the Brexit referendum has been widely debated. Similarly, the notion of echo chambers on Facebook, giving rise to … Continue reading Is There a Hidden Bias in Social Media That is Harming Your Business?
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 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
by JoAnn Corley Follow @joann corleySeptember 16, 2016 I’ve recently been conducting research related to bias in interviewing and hiring and in doing so uncovered some excellent and surprising information on how to build a greater awareness of ones bias in the hiring process. This research has also unintentionally helped me develop a more acute … Continue reading The Dilemma of Bias in Leadership
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
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
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