Blind Recruitment – The Way to Overcoming Bias in Hiring?

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Partiality. Prejudice. Bias.

They’re ugly words in any circumstance. Uglier still even when applied – even unconsciously – by a human resources professional when considering a candidate keen for a job. Yet interviews, even those conducted by the most seasoned, cautious and responsible hiring professional, may inadvertently be tainted by unintended preconceptions.

But what if, in the hiring process at least, we could overcome all of our preconceived notions? What if we could distill the hiring process so we recommend or hire based purely on each candidate’s merits?

Yes, this is a radical notion that flies in the face of standard practices. Yet it could work, and is working, in fact. Read how.

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5 New ATS Features that Help Employers Recruit via Social Media and Mobile

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The use of the applicant tracking system (ATS) / e-recruiting solution is becoming commonplace in the modern workplace, with more than 90 percent of large organizations and nearly every Fortune 500 company using one. Perhaps one explanation for their popularity is that they can help employers better identify talented candidates, thereby addressing the common “talent […]