#WorkTrends Preview: Diminishing Unconscious Bias in Hiring

During this #WorkTrends, we are going to discuss how to diminish unconscious bias in hiring.

Every day, unconscious biases influence hiring decisions. This issue undercuts the culture and success of many companies, from start-ups to Fortune 500s.

According to our guest, author Gail Tolstoi-Miller, companies must build awareness of the bias that takes place in the hiring process and take action. She will share why organizations should implement formal training for people in decision-making functions, and how to combat and diminish bias throughout the hiring process.

#WorkTrends Event: Diminishing Unconscious Bias in Hiring

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Tune in to our LIVE online podcast Wednesday, March 16 — 1 pm ET / 10 am PT

Join TalentCulture #WorkTrends Host Meghan M. Biro as she talks about diminishing unconscious bias in hiring.

#WorkTrends on Twitter — Wednesday, March 16 — 1:30 pm ET / 10:30 am PT

Immediately following the radio show, the team will move to the #WorkTrends Twitter stream to continue the discussion with the entire TalentCulture community. We invite everyone with a Twitter account to participate as we gather for a dynamic live chat, focused on these related questions:

Q1: What are the signs of unconscious bias in the hiring process? #WorkTrends (Tweet the question.)

Q2. How can hiring managers avoid bias?#WorkTrends  (Tweet the question.)

Q3: What recourse do job candidates have if they suspect bias?#WorkTrends  (Tweet the question.)

Until then, we’ll keep the discussion going on the #WorkTrends Twitter feed, our TalentCulture World of Work Community LinkedIn group, and in our TalentCulture G+ community. Feel free to drop by anytime and share your questions, ideas and opinions. See you there!

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