Beyond the Business Case: Can we fix unconscious bias in recruiting?

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Beyond the Business Case: Can we fix unconscious bias in recruiting?

2018-06-25T09:07:50+00:00Categories: Multimedia, Podcast|Tags: , , |

Given the global war for talent, recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce is a more competitive business issue than ever before. However, ambitions to achieve gender parity don’t often translate to actual gender parity.

In Episode 3 of “Beyond the Business Case,” MBA Student Fellow, Vanessa Ko, busts a few myths about recruitment with Sonia Kang, Assistant Professor of Organizational Behaviour and Human Resource Management in the Department of Management at the University of Toronto; Martin Hauck, Head of Talent at Coinsquare and an Evangelist with Unbiasify; and Maaz Rana, Co-founder of Knockri.

About this series: 

Although gender diversity is a prominent topic in the news, particularly with headlines like, “The business case for gender diversity,” the needle hasn’t significantly moved in the past 10 to 15 years. What accounts for the gap between talk and progress?

In the “Beyond the Business Case” podcast, Vanessa Ko interviews companies to uncover the best practices and policies they’re implementing to improve gender diversity. She also highlights innovations in the field that change the conversation on gender diversity in business.

This podcast was supported by the Institute for Gender and the Economy (GATE) as part of the MBA Student Fellows program, which seeks to engage students in advancing the agenda on gender equality.

Disclaimer: This podcast series was prepared by Vanessa Ko, and the opinions expressed in this series are her own and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Institute for Gender and the Economy or the University of Toronto.

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