You have done everything you are supposed to do in order to increase minority and female hiring. You are happy with targeted outreach done in tandem with Talent Acquisition. Circa’s job postings have returned a diverse crop of applicants. But if you still have hiring shortfalls in your Affirmative Action Plan where you had prior-year underrepresentation – you are not alone.
In a recent survey only 13% of HR leaders believe their organizations have been effective at increasing diversity representation. Why? One reason is implicit bias. It can lead well-meaning hiring managers to base decisions on cultural assumptions. Worse, research shows that