Using Technology To Reduce Unconscious Bias
Diversity hiring should not be controversial. Beyond being the right thing to do, McKinsey research indicates there are strong business reasons to focus on hiring candidates from different backgrounds and building diverse teams. People from different backgrounds bring unique perspectives and contribute to enhancing team creativity and balance, which can reduce groupthink and enhance problem solving. For the most part, many organizations are bought in on this and have deployed resources toward diversity hiring initiatives. So, the question remains, why aren’t workforces more diverse?