Recruiters can be prone to unconscious bias during the hiring process. This inadvertently perpetuates discriminatory decisions, which can have a damaging effect for both the candidate and employer. But what’s more is that, for businesses, consistently hiring the wrong personnel can also be detrimental to financial performance.
David Bernard, CEO of the innovative AI recruitment platform AssessFirst, explains how we can eliminate bias in the workplace.
We are all hardwired to take cognitive shortcuts when making decisions. These shortcuts manifest as problem-solving strategies, dictating how we think about people and challenging situations. This is