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Thursday, April 20 • 1:30pm - 2:15pm
Reduce Unconscious Bias to Dramatically Improve Hiring Results Across All Candidates

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It has become quite common for leading firms to proactively identify and reduce unconscious biases in order to increase diversity. However, few recruiters realize that how interviews and other segments of the hiring process are conducted directly impacts the quality of hire across all candidates. Yes, it turns out that the same unconscious biases that limit the hiring of diverse candidates can also, unfortunately, screen out many highly desirable innovators, strategic thinkers, and techies.

If you want to improve the accuracy of your screening, and yes, your overall hiring results, it’s time to update your tools to include a technology and data-driven approach to screening. 

This highly interactive session will be presented by longtime ERE author Dr. John Sullivan.

Key takeaways will include:   

  • How data has revealed where unconscious biases occur       
  • How technology advances can immediately improve your quality of hire      
  • Simple tips to improve the accuracy and reduce the bias of resume screening      
  • Advice that recruiters can give to their hiring managers on how to improve their interviewing results

Speakers
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Dr. John Sullivan

Professor, Author, Corporate Speaker and Advisor, San Francisco State University
Dr John Sullivan is an internationally known HR thought-leader from the Silicon Valley who specializes in providing bold and high business impact; strategic Talent Management solutions. He’s a prolific author with over 900 articles and 10 books covering all areas of Talent Management. He has written over a dozen white papers, conducted over 50 webinars, dozens of workshops and he has been featured in over 35 videos. He is an engaging corporate speaker who has excited audiences at over 300 corporations / organizations in 30 countries on all 6 continents. His ideas have appeared in every major business source including the Wall Street Journal, Fortune, BusinessWeek, Fast Company, CFO, Inc., NY Times, SmartMoney, USA Today, HBR and the Financial Times. In addition, he writes for the WSJ Experts column... Read More →


Thursday April 20, 2017 1:30pm - 2:15pm
Marriott Grand Ballroom 7,8,9

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