Interrupting Bias in Recruiting Process Workshop

Event Date
Oct 23, 2019
Time
9:00 am to 11:30 am
Location
-Derham 409
Description
This workshop is available to all search committee members and hiring managers. Please contact hr@stkate.edu 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