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LinkedIn Learning

Uncovering Unconscious Bias in Recruiting and Interviewing

via LinkedIn Learning


This course defines several types of unconscious bias, how they may influence decisions in interviewing and recruiting, and how to counter these unconscious biases.


What Is Unconscious Bias?
  • Uncover unconscious bias in recruiting and interviewing
1. The Common Unconscious Biases in Recruiting and Interviewing
  • Confirmation bias
  • Halo effect bias
  • Horn effect bias
  • Expectation bias
  • Affect bias
  • Similarity attraction bias
  • Overconfidence bias
  • Affinity bias
  • Beauty bias
  • Conformity bias
  • Intuition bias
  • Contrast bias
  • Implicit bias
2. Strategies to Minimize Bias in the Recruiting and Interview Process
  • Diversified talent pools
  • Panel interviews
  • Blind recruiting
  • Interview scorecards
  • Apply strategies to reduce your own bias

Taught by

Dr. Tana Session


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