bias

3 Examples of Gender Bias in Recruitment

Gender bias in recruitment is the inclination to favour a candidate due to gender prejudice. It’s a huge issue in hiring and can sadly affect all stages of the recruitment process. If the right precautions are not put into place, … Read More

Unconscious bias in the job advert

Tackling Unconscious Bias – Starting With The Job Advert

Reducing unconscious bias in recruitment starts with the job advert. The advert is the first point of contact between job seeker and employer, so it’s vital the ad is inclusive and attracts interest from all qualified talent. Three instances of … Read More

3 Steps To Stamp Out Name Bias

Name bias is a discriminatory act that involves a negative judgment or preference for a person’s name. In recruitment, a candidate’s name affects the hiring decision through either conscious or unconscious bias motives. Taking into account a candidate’s name as … Read More

How to reduce recruitment bias

3 Examples of Bias in Recruitment

Bias in recruitment forms prejudice and discriminatory hiring decisions against one person or a group of people. Candidates suffer in the hiring process and miss out on job opportunities due to bias motives. Unconscious bias happens outside of conscious awareness, … Read More

Why Recruiters Can’t Face The Battle Against Bias Alone

The battle against bias is a continual fight. Recruitment bias is the inclination or prejudice against an individual person or group of people. This involves making judgements on the basis of unfair thoughts and beliefs — outside of a candidate’s control. … Read More

5 Ways Unconscious Bias Is Slipping Into The Hiring Process

How unconscious bias is slipping into your hiring process and how can you avoid this? Unconscious bias is slipping into your hiring process, so why aren’t you doing anything about it? Well as the name states many employers and hiring teams are … Read More

How To Tackle Gender Bias – From the Job Ad to the Job Interview

Overcoming gender bias in recruitment “From the job ad to the job interview to the ultimate hire. How gender bias affects all aspects of the hiring process.” Gender bias derives from gender stereotypes constructed through an employer’s perception based on … Read More

A Bad ‘Culture Fit’ – Or Just An Excuse To Discriminate?

Culture fit is a concept that has been previously defined as, employees’ beliefs and behaviours aligning with their employer’s core values and company culture. Employers often strive to find the right culture fit for their company. Based on the presumption … Read More

How To Prevent Bias In The Recruitment Process

Bias has been a key issue in recruitment for many years. Although we can argue that workplaces are much more diverse than they used to be, we still have a long way to go. Even though different laws have been put into … Read More

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