Mi Business Magazine – How to inhibit the impact of unconscious bias

Mi Business Magazine – How to inhibit the impact of unconscious bias

Whilst the uptake of inclusivity policies is increasing and workplaces are becoming more diverse, it is important to not only look at the structures in which people operate, but also within the individuals themselves. Without spending time educating individuals about their own beliefs, any changes you make in structures and policies will not be full embedded for the future as individuals will not see how their own beliefs fit into the wider picture or the importance of their own actions to the working environment of others. (more…)...
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Talented Ladies Club – Why we need a holistic approach to stamp out unconscious biases in the workplace

Talented Ladies Club – Why we need a holistic approach to stamp out unconscious biases in the workplace

Despite the best of us professing that we do not hold any kind of bias within our decision making processes or initial judgements, it is highly likely that some unconscious biases or learned behaviours have made an impression upon our perceptions or actions. This is not to say that those who harbour these biases are bad people and have made these decisions consciously – often these judgements and decision-making processes happen without us even realising! (more…)...
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Elite Business – How we can limit the impact of unconscious bias on recruitment

Elite Business – How we can limit the impact of unconscious bias on recruitment

By Teresa Boughey - June 2019 Imagine being in the office and hearing: “This is going to be a fantastic candidate – they’ve got a first degree from a very prestigious educational establishment.” Or how about “Oh, they don’t look like our normal customers?” Maybe you see yourself walking through the corridors of your workplace and catch this little nugget from a conference room: “I just knew from the moment I saw the shiny shoes and sharp suit, that’s what a partner looks like.” What about someone saying: “I’m not sure about her, she looks, well, different in some way. What do you think?” (more…)...
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