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Is blind recruiting actually, well, gender-blind?

Oleeo

Gender equality is a topical issue -- and increasingly college and university talent pools are becoming sources to help businesses hit targets. Used well, blind recruitment can help with fair screening ensuring non-discriminative shortlisting.

Don’t blame AI for gender bias – blame the data

Workable

The reason: its resume-analyzing AI discriminated against women by penalizing their resumes. But, as reported, the data the system was fed to learn how to score candidates was “successful resumes” and “unsuccessful resumes” from the past 10 years.

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Ensuring Fair Hiring Practices

HRO Today

Unemployment is at one of the lowest levels in recent history and the war for talent is on,” says Greg Dubecky, president of Corporate Screening. Employers that pre-screen candidates based on race and criminal history without considering competencies, potential, and a holistic view of the candidate will ultimately lose the war on talent—potentially causing long-term damage to their organization.”. There are key regulations already in place to reduce this type of discrimination.

EEOC Approves Strategic Enforcement Plan

HRWatchdog

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently approved an updated Strategic Enforcement Plan (SEP) , which sets national priorities for fiscal years 2017-2021. Discrimination Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC

Unconscious bias in recruitment: How can you remove it?

Workable

There’s a lot of talk around diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Companies try to get rid of any form of discrimination from their hiring process. Biased hiring decisions result in less diverse teams. And less diversity hinders your business productivity. “If

The Business Impact of a Day Without A Woman

Visier

It’s also a global call to action to accelerate gender equality in all areas of a woman’s life. Recommended Read: Reduce Gender Bias Using Data-Driven Performance Reviews ]. According to a 2016 McKinsey Global Institute report , if full gender equality is attained, $4.3

How to support workers with ‘hidden’ disabilities

cipHR

According to the 2010 Equality Act, a person has a disability if they : Have a physical or mental impairment. The 2010 Equality Act also says (in paragraph 20 of schedule 8) that “an employer is not under a duty to make reasonable adjustments if it does not know, and could not reasonably be expected to know that the individual was disabled.”. Setting up a computer screen with different coloured backgrounds on documents.

5 Things Any Company Can Do Right Now to Promote an Inclusive Culture

Eightfold

Diversity and inclusion in the workplace aren’t merely feel-good social policies. The least diverse companies typically performed below the national average for their industries. Diverse, inclusive workplaces appear to have long-term benefits as well.

Celebrating Black History Month at the Workplace

Sterling Talent Solutions

At Sterling, we follow a time-honored tradition of celebrating diversity and inclusion in our workplace as much with our community. Studies have corroborated the fact there is great potential for business growth through ensuring diversity.

3 Ways Companies Are Fighting Bias in the Workplace and Hiring Process

Linkedin Talent Blog

And not only can these biases hurt interactions with customers, they can also creep into the hiring process and damage efforts to build a diverse workforce. Unilever understands that diversity is a business imperative. DiversityOn May 29, Starbucks customers across the U.S.

Celebrating Black History Month at the Workplace

Sterling Talent Solutions

At Sterling, we follow a time-honored tradition of celebrating diversity and inclusion in our workplace as much with our community. The American workforce is progressively growing diverse, urging us to prioritize creating awareness, fostering sensitivity to various cultures, as much as celebrating our identities by embracing our diversity. Studies have corroborated the fact there is great potential for business growth through ensuring diversity.

How Your AI-Driven Recruiting Software Could Lead to Legal Trouble Instead of Better Candidates

Linkedin Talent Blog

Recruiters may use AI-driven software for a whole range of tasks — to target certain candidates with job ads; to source passive candidates; to screen applicants; to score resumes; and to assess skills and competencies. Brendan asks Jaimi if she has any broader advice on diversity recruiting.

Unconscious bias in recruitment: How can you remove it?

Workable

There’s a lot of talk around diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Companies try to get rid of any form of discrimination from their hiring process. Biased hiring decisions result in less diverse teams. And less diversity hinders your business productivity. “If

Check your Blind Spots, Avoiding Unconscious Bias with Technology

AllyO

Madeline: I love that you talk about equal opportunity and then the responsibility really looking at the leaders to lead this charge Torin what about you do you see a difference in companies understanding the difference between diversity and inclusion.

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.

Careers page 101: Everything HR managers and recruiters need to know to build an effective careers page

Workable

How can you increase diverse applicants through your careers page? Help Scout , a B2B software development company for customer support teams, advertises its open roles and attempts to attract diverse audiences while presenting its teams: Screenshot via Help Scout.

HRExaminer Radio – Executive Conversations: Episode #322: Jim Stroud, VP, Product Evangelist, ClickIQ

HR Examiner

Whether the cards discrimination in hiring is legal today. Because of all the diversity inclusion. So you’ll see a lot of chat bots was going to create a divide between candidate screening and application status.