Tuesday, September 27, 2016


Why do some people find it much easier to find a job and why do others keep being turned down or get no response to their applications? The reason may be recruitment or hiring bias. Do your research and find out what it is and then write an essay discussing the reasons.
Familiarize yourself with the issue
·         What is unconscious bias https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R95bU9Z7afQ
Reading material to make notes on
·         6 Things that can contribute to recruitment bias https://atmanco.com/blog/hiring/things-contribute-recruitment-bias/
·         6 Ways to remove hiring bias from the recruitment process  http://recruiterbox.com/blog/remove-hiring-bias-from-recruitment-process/
·         Workplace discrimination prompts “whitened” job applications http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-20608039
·         Employers’ replies to racial names http://www.nber.org/digest/sep03/w9873.html
Videos to make notes on
·         Unconscious bias in recruiting https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q0ne13lv8hE
·         Decoding diversity: Unconscious bias at work https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y7EzKQWGFIE
Recruitment bias in research institutions https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g978T58gELo

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