There are several kinds of unconscious bias that sneak into the hiring process, one of which is similarity bias. This can manifest as a preference for people who are similar in appearance, background, or beliefs. It is usually an unconscious bias and occurs because humans subconsciously tend to see themselves and those who are similar in a favorable light. Understanding the existence and nature of unconscious bias is essential when interviewing and hiring potential employees, as it can lead to bad hiring decisions or limit your candidate options during the hiring process.
It’s a new year and it's a new you! You vowed to stick to that resolution; have you?
Hopefully, most of us are on the right path to rocking that resolution; we have planned out our personal goals and tapped into our friends and family to hold us accountable. Or, maybe you thought about it and... well, that’s where it ended. Regardless of where you fall with your personal resolutions, we need to know…. Have you created your own professional resolution?
We have news!!! It’s huge! It’s marvelous! And we hope you’re ready for it.
Former employees, people that the organization either let go or ones that left at their own behest, can be a polarizing subject amongst managers and recruiters.