Mispronouncing The Names Of Diverse Candidates – A Stealth Diversity Killer

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Mutilating unusual names may seem inconsequential, but it hurts diversity hiring, both now and in the future.

In today’s talent marketplace, every organization is fighting to hire as many diverse and international candidates as they can. Unfortunately, many of these candidates have names that are unfamiliar to most US hiring managers (including Asian, African, Latin, Indigenous, and Religion-based names). It’s quite common for managers and interviewers to frequently butcher the pronunciation of these candidates’ names. You should note that this seemingly simple error can actually become a major recruiting problem. When your diverse candidates experience mispronunciation, it is the

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