Overcoming Bias and Increasing Representation in Talent Recruitment Teams

In today’s increasingly globalized world, organizations recognize the importance of representation in their workforce. However, true inclusion needs to happen at the employee level and in talent recruitment teams. 

A lack of representation in talent recruitment teams hinders progress toward goals in workplace fairness. Homogeneity in recruitment teams leads to biases and limited perspectives, which can result in unconscious bias in the hiring process.  

Representation is also essential in interview panels. An interview panel built on a foundation of workplace fairness includes various groups, including people of color, women, women of color, LGBTQ+ individuals, veterans, people with disabilities and different ages. 

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