July 26 , 2017

Hiring Discrimination

Revelation! Unconscious Bias Hurts Your Hiring Results Across All Candidates

One of the primary reasons why increasing amounts of technology are entering the recruiting space is the recognition that recruiters and hiring managers harbor a great deal of unconscious bias, which has a negative impact on a firm’s recruiting results. I live in the Silicon Valley, where in an effort to increase diversity hiring many high-tech firms have rushed to ... Read More »

The Top 5 Dumb Things That Hiring Managers Do That Hurt Their Recruiting Results

The talent management practice with the highest business impact, by far, is recruiting. But, a significant part of that impact will be reduced if your hiring managers do dumb things. Yes, hiring managers are the No. 1 contributing factor to hiring success, according to Bersin by Deloitte. Unfortunately, most hiring managers continue to hire using the same approach that was ... Read More »

How to Reduce Hiring Bias Against Women

As seen on The Wall Street Journal.  JOHN SULLIVAN: Unfortunately, there are many barriers that limit the job opportunities for professional women. Firms should use surveys of past women candidates or hires and quality of hire data to determine which factors unnecessarily restrict the hiring of women at their firms. The barriers that often have the greatest negative impact include: 1. ... Read More »