Join Cindy Mayer for an in-depth discussion in this video Understanding interview biases, part of Hiring Your Team.
There is a great deal of research on why some people are viewed more favorably …than others. Attractiveness, gender, and similarity in …background can, unfortunately, and unfairly, influence the way someone …thinks about another person. When interviewing it is critical not to …let these factors influence the hiring decision. …But as human beings, it can be tricky to avoid such judgments. …Let's look at ways that an interviewer may unknowingly make biased decisions …about a candidate. One of the most common interview biases …is the like-me effect. As its name implies, people tend to like …people who are like themselves. This bias can create an unfair selection …process for any applicant who is not like the hiring manager.…
And, given the value of having a diverse workforce, you can see how this bias can …ultimately have a negative effect on the company. …A pair of interview biases that are often looked at together are known as the …primacy and recency bias effects. The primacy effect occurs when an …
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- Assessing your needs
- Screening resumes
- Choosing your interview setting
- Understanding the types of interview questions
- Following legal guidelines
- Understanding interview bias
- Conducting an effective interview
- Dealing with interview challenges
- Conducting background checks
- Determining the offer package
- Writing a compelling offer letter<br><br>
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