Originally published: May 25, 2017
More organisations around the world are now adopting blind recruitment in an effort to help eliminate unconscious bias when screening candidates,
Unconscious bias, according to the latest edition of the Hays Journal, can lead to lower workplace diversity.
Blind recruitment typically involves omitting personally identifiable information, such as name, gender, age and education, from applicant CVs.
In the process, unconscious bias is removed or minimised during the recruitment process, Hays found.
Unconscious bias does not discriminate.