Unconscious bias can have detrimental impacts in the workplace – especially when hiring leaders, who have a great influence over an organisation's culture and performance. Unconscious bias can greatly impact who gets hired, who gets promoted, who gets invited to meetings or work social events and ultimately whose opinions influence key decisions.
Fostering diversity in the workplace starts with the hiring process. As executive search professionals we are committed to breaking the bias in the candidate selection process. Jessica Pezim shares 4 ways to break the bias within hiring practices.