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5 Ways To Overcome Unconscious Bias When Hiring
We’ve all heard the saying ‘don’t judge a book by its cover’, but, as humans, it’s not always easy. In fact, sometimes our bias is so automatic we don’t even know it’s there. Commonly known as ‘unconscious bias’, this is particularly problematic in a hiring sense. Fostering a diverse workforce leads to a workforce that’s happier, more creative, innovative and performs better.
Recruitment Has Changed, And We're All The Better For It
We experienced the shift to new operational models first-hand, watching the rapid adoption and imminent success of these toolkits, against a backdrop of economic chaos and uncertainty. I would argue that these new methodologies aren’t simply short-term solutions for a world in crisis—instead, I believe they could fundamentally redefine the way our industry approaches recruitment.
Finding Diamonds in a Candidate-Rich Job Market
As the Australian economy bounces back, we find ourselves in a candidate-rich job market. This is an exciting time, but it also means mining through a lot of candidates to find the gem you’re looking for. The best candidates may not be the ones you’d expect.
The Uncertain Future of Aussie Apprentices
Recent announcements by the government to better support apprentices, while admirable, have missed the mark with many larger apprentice providers who still face uncertainty. While the Federal Government's JobKeeper wage subsidy has been a lifeline for a largely dormant workforce, these payments appear to be the only certainty many of them have. This is particularly true in the Victorian market where lockdown and industry restrictions have been further hampering recovery.