Hiring bias can negatively affect a company at every level, from senior management on down.
When recruiters use emotion in a hiring decision rather than objective facts, it could lead to accusations of hiring bias.
Using “your gut” to select a candidate is simply not the way to get the right talent.
Like cancer, hiring bias could spread through the entire corporate culture—damaging employee morale, efficiency and the company’s reputation.
In 2012, the EEOC received nearly 100,000 cases of discrimination in hiring. This leads to one question: How many more cases of hiring bias are NOT reported?