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Unconscious Bias is a subject that is out in the zeitgeist. This should come as no surprise as unconscious bias in is an important human characteristic that affects all of us, particularly when it comes to hiring, performance reviews and promotion. In 2008 Diversity Consultant, Howard Ross, wrote a compelling paper “CDO Insights: Proven Strategies for Addressing Unconscious Bia ...

The business case for building workforce diversity is firmly established and is based on benefits to organisational capability, innovation and productivity. Nevertheless, how well equipped are most organisations to take advantage of opportunities gained by building diverse teams? In practice unconscious bias in various forms often gets in the way. Take for example recent CIPD r ...

A new semantic search technology has been introduced into the UK, which claims to be able to read and sort CVs at least 250 times faster and with far greater accuracy than the equivalent manual process.

ResumeSort was developed by former NASA scientist Esfandiar Bandari and is owned by San Francisco-based technology company Textnomics. Earlier this year, ORO People Solutions entered into a licensing agreement with the company to bring the technology to the UK. 

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