5 Links: Unconscious Bias

This week, we talked about conscious bias in Discrimination v. Reality. Here are five links that talk about unconscious bias in hiring, leadership, algorithms, and culture.
 

Discrimination v. Reality

On July 30, 2015, in Discrimination, Diversity, Employment Law, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, Leadership, by Heather Bussing
Creating an inclusive, diverse, and successful work place is not about getting every decision perfect. It’s about fairness, openness, and care.
 

Stop Using Noncompete Agreements

On July 22, 2015, in Employment Law, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, Leadership, Policies, by Heather Bussing
Employers like to make people sign noncompete agreements because they think they are protecting trade secrets. But it’s rare that any of those things are truly secret. Here are five ways noncompete agreements can backfire against employers.
 

Don’t Assume: Find Out What It’s Really Like.

Susan LaMotte discusses the cost of HR policies that rely on leadership assumptions that are out of touch or based on outdated employment experience.
 

More Love, Less Fear

On June 30, 2015, in Editorial Advisory Board, Engagement, HR Scoop, HRExaminer, Jason Lauritsen, Leadership, by Jason Lauritsen
“We need more love in the workplace. I know somewhere an HR manager’s head just exploded.” -Jason Lauritsen
 

Sentinel Employees. Do you have them? Do you use them?

On June 23, 2015, in Editorial Advisory Board, HR Scoop, HRExaminer, Leadership, Paul Hebert, Retention, by Paul Hebert
Canaries are called sentinel species. Your organization is an ecosystem as well. And you too have sentinel species. You may not know it. You may not have identified them yet. But they are there.
 

Where People and Tech Collide

On June 8, 2015, in Futures, Heather Bussing, HR Technology, HR Trends, HRExaminer, Leadership, Policies, by Heather Bussing
Why should you care about product managers? Because these are the people designing how you work.
 

Purposeful HR

On June 4, 2015, in Editorial Advisory Board, HR Scoop, HR Trends, HRExaminer, Leadership, Robin Schooling, by Robin Schooling
As human resources professionals we should not let ourselves be defined by what we do. What HR does is much less important than why we do it.
 

Love: Why Tomorrow’s Leaders Will Come from HR

On May 18, 2015, in Editorial Advisory Board, Employment Branding, Jason Seiden, Leadership, by Jason Seiden
We are the leaders of the future. We know how it works: put real relationships with real people first, let the technology follow, and you can’t ever lose.
 

Is Your Hiring Process Creating More Rigor, or Rigor Mortis?

Commitment is not binary, it grows over time. Rigor belongs at the end of your recruiting process, not at the beginning. Keep beginnings simple.
 
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