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Evaluating Whether You Should Hire Candidates with Past Criminal Histories


percent, SHRM data says that more than 7.8 While this typically includes campaigns to specifically recruit diverse candidates, persons with disabilities, and other marginalized groups, there is a trend towards recruiting candidates with past criminal histories. The Discrimination Consideration When Hiring Employees with a Criminal History. Because of the potential for discrimination, many states and cities have laws known as “Ban-the-Box” legislation.

2019 BCGi Summit: Speaker Spotlight #2

Biddle Consulting

Industry thought leaders and subject matter experts will be presenting at the BCGi Summit: Striving for Diversity: Sure It’s Required…But It’s The Right Thing To Do! Session Title: Diversity Metrics. Many diversity programs fail in part because of lack of good metrics. This data should be disaggregated by the demographic categories chosen to be in the diversity initiative. Each stage of a diversity program can be measured.

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Upile Chasowa: “Taking time to recharge”

Thrive Global

Diversity is and should not be used as a recognition framework ?—?I I find more companies using diversity and inclusion plans solely to get recognized on a top 100 diversity management list. Promoting diversity is the first step to not just “tolerance,” but true acceptance.

when should I tell a prospective employer that I’m transgender and in the midst of transitioning?

Ask a Manager

If my employer discriminates against me on the basis of this, there are no laws protecting me against that even if I’m already an employee. In 2012, the EEOC held that discrimination against transgender people violates Title VII of the Civil Rights Act. ban discrimination based on gender identity. That doesn’t mean that companies don’t still discriminate, but I did want to let you know that there’s some intended protection in the law.

How to reduce unconscious bias at work


A 2012 study out of Yale found that—when given the choice between two similar candidates, one from each sex—college faculty preferred hiring male candidates who they perceived to be more competent and worthy of commanding higher salaries. ” Despite their best intentions, hiring managers may be guilty of being influenced by similar biases that preclude them from interviewing a more diverse set of candidates. Height discrimination. Set diversity goals.

Celebrating International Women’s Day at The Predictive Index

PI Worldwide

It took the SVP with kids longer to grow in her career trajectory because she had to overcome gender discrimination. There is still disparity even if we neutralize the data for this time away from careers. Heather: I have been a part of the PI family since 2004 and in a partner leadership role since 2012. Jackie: PI is very focused on diversity and inclusion. It equalizes the playing field by democratizing access to data about people’s strengths.

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