Unconscious Bias in Recruiting and Hiring

Unconscious bias can exert an influence during the process of recruiting and hiring. This course provides a deeper look into how unconscious bias impacts decision making during the hiring process while looking at interventions to minimize the impact of bias in our hiring and selection processes. 

You will learn to:

  • Consider the potential influence of unconscious bias on decision-making during the recruitment and selection phases
  • Review recruitment and selection materials to assess blind spots for bias 
  • Explore ways to minimize the impact of bias in recruitment and selection activities

You will benefit by:

  • Examining how current hiring processes may inadvertently affect our ability to recruit the best possible candidates
  • Positively influencing the hiring process in your organization
  • Having access to tools and resources available to you through UHR

Audience:

Anyone involved in hiring, especially hiring managers and search committee members

Program Notes:

You may also be interested in participating in the Unconscious Bias Learning Suite from Organizational Learning, exploring the Bias collection or taking the course Confronting Bias: Thriving Across Our Differences in LinkedIn Learning prior to or following this course. LinkedIn Learning is available at no cost to active faculty and staff (including temporary employees).

Topic Area

  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
  • Leadership and Management

Domain and Expectation

  • Mission
    • Lead innovation and change
  • People
    • Foster and promote diverse teams
    • Collaborate and build inclusive relationships
  • Self
    • Adapt
  • Execution
    • Build positive culture

Role

  • Leading a Team
  • Leading Multiple Teams
  • Leading the Organization

Level

  • Level 2: Skill building

Sessions

Code: DEIOL21UBRH01

Presenter: Varied

Cost: $0

  • Location: Self-Paced Online Learning Module - Available Anytime