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Development & Evaluation, Engagement

Eliminating Unconscious Bias in Your Hiring Process

October 18, 2022

Via: HR Hero

When it comes to hiring, companies want to make the best decisions for their business by finding the most qualified candidates who will succeed in the role and contribute to the company’s bottom line. However, unconscious bias can often creep […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

Attracting diverse young talent to the ‘secret’ world of real estate

June 28, 2022

Via: Personnel Today

I didn’t go to university and when I was growing up, I knew nothing about the world of real estate. By real estate I don’t mean houses that you and I live in but what can seem a secret world […]


Research

Is the law confusing around positive action and diversity in the private sector?

February 25, 2022

Via: Personnel Today

Diversity in the workplace is unanimously agreed to be a good thing, but the law governing routes to achieving this is less favourably regarded. The Equality Act 2010 allows employers to take positive action (which is lawful), but does not […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

Are Your Job Postings Inclusive?

February 3, 2022

Via: HR Hero

In an earlier post, we discussed how to make your job post shine. But is your posting inclusive? We spoke with Katrina Kibben, Founder and CEO of Three Ears Media, to learn how to attract diverse talent. Because of the […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

Unconscious Bias Training Isn’t Just a Tick-the-Box Activity

April 8, 2021

Via: HR Hero

Proponents of unconscious bias training argue that unconscious bias not only is present in all of us but also can and does have big impacts on how businesses treat employees and customers. High-profile racial incidents impacting big brands and the […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

How to Make Sure Your Company’s Meritocracy Narrative Isn’t Hurting Your Diversity Efforts

March 16, 2021

Via: HR Hero

Have you sat in a hiring discussion during which someone suggests making an effort to find more diverse candidates and is met with “the most qualified person should get the job”? While it’s not an uncommon attitude, it’s detrimental to […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

High-Volume Recruiting Especially Susceptible to Unconscious Bias

September 28, 2020

Via: HR Hero

Any hiring process comes with the potential for unconscious bias to play a role. Some companies have methods for combating such biases, with an emphasis on delaying the application of bias. In other words, by hiding a candidate’s identifying information […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

To Be Truly Diverse, Companies Must Remove Unconscious Bias

July 28, 2020

Via: HR Hero

In the past month, we have seen companies make statements on social media supporting diversity, equity, and inclusion in response to the Black Lives Matter movement and protests over racial inequity around the nation. While these statements may be nice […]


Workplace wellness

Doing workplace diversity and inclusion properly

October 2, 2019

Via: Chief Learning Officer

Earlier this year, on the morning of June 5, Sephora closed all of its U.S. stores, distribution centers, call centers and its corporate office to host hour-long “inclusion workshops” for its employees. This was following backlash the makeup giant received […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

The Difference Between Awareness and Action in Training

July 23, 2019

Via: HR Hero

Training is often about conveying knowledge from one person or group to another, and that is reflected in the evaluation techniques often used when training—for example, written tests to discern the amount of knowledge retained. But these methods may miss […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

4 Tough Topics You Need to Start Discussing During the Hiring Process

May 10, 2018

Via: HR Hero

Company scandals have been filling the headlines lately. As a result, jobseekers are more concerned about a company’s values. They want to work for an employer that aligns with what they believe is just and right. In February, my company, […]