Novice and expert interviewers
When a candidate sits at the interview table with you, they represent two people: the person they are, and the person you think they are.
The bigger the gap between reality and perception, the higher the odds of the wrong decision being made.
Bias serves to keep reality and perception apart.
Bridge the gap by keeping your biases in check through practices in self-awareness, mindfulness, and culture change.
Download this presentation of 8 Diversity-Friendly Strategies for Hiring Teams based off of The Broad Center Managing Director Chaka Booker's breakthrough interviewing practices today.
Chaka Booker is the managing director of The Broad Center, a national nonprofit founded by billionaire Eli Broad and focused on leadership development. He has conducted at least 15 years of research in hiring processes and recruited and developed talent across the country.
Grow your ability to recognize your personal biases and manage them so you can be confident in your assessment of job candidates.
Encourage your hiring team to discuss their biases together so it can make the most effective hiring decision for the company and the individual.
Studies have shown… diversity trainings haven’t historically been effective at improving diversity
But, organizational commitment to new interview practices yielded a decrease in the effect of bias on hiring decisions
How to define bias...and why it's not always negative
Ways to recognize bias and control its impact on your decision-making
Methods for talking openly about bias with co-workers and colleagues
This presentation is based on one of the most revolutionary books for anyone who’s involved in hiring people in the 21st century. Tomorrow’s talent doesn’t fit yesterday’s mold and is often overlooked. Understanding and removing bias will give you a competitive advantage.
The interview is the cornerstone of the hiring process, yet science has shown the odds aren’t in your favor. In Mastering the Hire, the executive director of the Broad Center Chaka Booker provides strategies that will dramatically improve the one decision that determines everything you can accomplish--who you hire.
"This book is a must read for any person or organization seeking to improve their ability to assess and hire people."
- Becca Bracy Knight
"Chaka does a great job of identifying the many ways in which good intentions lead to bad hires and gives really practical tools for improving your hiring practices, removing bias, asking better questions, and ultimately, making better hires."
- Brandon Clark
"I highly recommend this as a must read for any leader who wants to improve decision-making and hiring. This book is also an interesting read for anyone curious about psychology and human behavior."
- Hussein Kalaoui
Download and share these 8 diversity-friendly interviewing strategies with your team today.