How to Avoid Biases in Recruitment and Talent Management

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Chloe Xu
Director, Australia
As discussed in my post of Workplace Diversity: what Works and what Doesn’t, most corporate diversity trainings have failed. That is because our minds are ‘stubborn beasts’ and we don’t like to be forced. It’s very hard to eliminate our bias but we can change organization processes to make it easier for our biased minds to get things right. To get things right at first place, behavioural design in recruitment and talent management is superiorly important for an organization. In these two play fields biases are rampant. TIPS FOR GOOD BEHAVIORAL DESIGN IN RECRUITMENT AND TALENT MANAGEMENT RECRUITMENT TOOLS like Applied, GapJumpers, and Unitive allow employers to discover untapped great talent “The Voice of ...” way, by using blind auditions. The software strips age, gender, socioeconomic background, and other information out of resumes, so recruiting executives can focus on talent only. Use STRUCTURED INTERVIEWS and have every candidate answer the same questions in the same (...) Read more? Sign up for free


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