Their backgrounds cause diverse interviewees to act differently but not matching expectations may cost them a job!
Today’s Diversity Killers Are Stealthy
Fortunately, there are few overt “diversity killing” practices left in hiring. However, a handful of stealthy assessment practices limit diversity because they occur in nearly every interview. The #1 most damaging of these “stealth diversity killers” is fit assessment (which I have previously written about). Using circular logic, because of candidates’ diverse backgrounds, they bring different perspectives because they are somewhat different from the current team.
The #2 diversity killing practice covered in today’s article is