We need to discuss the elephant in the HR room: unconscious bias. According to research, 79% of HR professionals believe that unconscious bias exists in the recruitment process. But what exactly is this, and how can we ensure it doesn't sneak into our decision-making when hiring new team members? In short, unconscious bias is a preference or judgement towards something or someone without conscious awareness. In the workplace, this could refer to certain qualities an employee or candidate possesses, or social categories such as race, gender or disability. The difficulty lies in the concept name. If it's 'unconscious', how are...The post Ways to remove unconscious bias from the recruitment process appeared first on Natural HR.