Interrupting Bias in Recruiting Process Workshop

Event Date
Feb 06, 2020
1:30 pm to 4:00 pm
This workshop is available to all search committee members and hiring managers. Please contact to enroll. Why this Workshop? “Unconscious perceptions govern many of the most important decisions we make and have a profound effect on the lives of many people in many ways. . . . Unconscious patterns can play out in ways that are so subtle they are hard to spot.” (Howard Ross, Founder & Chief Learning Officer of Cook Ross Inc., a diversity training and change management firm based in Silver Spring, Md.) Course Content The objectives of the workshop are: Articulate the benefits of diversity Identify examples of ways in which unconscious bias affects hiring decisions Develop a list of recruiting ideas for your department Commit to implementing at least 2-3 new ideas for minimizing the impact of bias in the recruiting, interviewing and hiring process