What Can You Do About Unconscious Bias?

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Going through the hiring process can be unnerving and anxiety-inducing, but for a significant percentage of applicants, it’s become downright upsetting. At least that’s what a recent survey from GetApp uncovered. When it comes to the topic of unconscious bias, many candidates feel that employers are falling short. In case you’re not familiar with this term, “unconscious bias” refers to the brain’s tendency to take mental shortcuts, relying on observed patterns (including cultural stereotypes) to quickly and subconsciously process information. This is especially troublesome in the hiring process since it means that recruiters and hiring managers may make decisions based on

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