Eliminating the Bias in Recruitment Industry



Individual bias is developed based on social environment, culture, upbringing and moral values. At times, we get negative vibes from a person for no justified reason. Unconsciously these feelings impact our judgments. The point is, without even realizing, such feelings result in wrong decisions. The responsibility of taking the right decision changes in professional life, especially when you are a part of the hiring team. Because the consequences of the wrong decision affect the entire organization in terms of money, time and productivity.


Identification Factors

The identity discrimination should be removed from all the resumes prior to review by the hiring managers. Talent is beyond gender, location, nationality, age, and religion. The assessment of the resumes is supposed to be regardless of these identity priorities. In order to implement a transparent and fair recruitment system, these biased factors have to be eliminated.

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4 Must Have Features of Career Website

Career websites have become # 1 source of Recruitment.You can turn career website into hiring hub by following these features. Attract and bring candidates to your website through social media strategy and SEO. Spread keywords in title and description for Google Spiders. Grab candidate’s attention. Only 5% readers look beyond headlines so make it amazing and appealing to grip the attention of the reader. 90% of the information transmitted to the brain is visual. Images and videos are processed faster than text. Convince the candidate reasons to join you. You can use power words to convert visitors to applicants. If you are planning for talent acquisition follow these features to attract top talent.

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Talent Acquisition Versus Recruitment

There is a misconception that the two terms “Recruitment” and “Talent Acquisition” are the same thing and can be used as alternative terms.  These are assumed to have the same meaning.  But the fact is there is a fundamental difference between the two. The basic difference is short term and long term; either you are aiming for a quick replacement for the open position or long-term talent utilization planning. The recruiters and HR managers figure out the difference between the two. In defining the big picture for your company, talent acquisition comes first.


Both of the terms involve the same process steps sourcing, screening, interviewing and hiring. The difference is of approach. Talent acquisition has got more proactive approach to target beyond just hiring. Talent acquisition is the process of attracting potential candidates who can evolve at the company. Its more strategic based process concentrated on the company’s ambition and future-oriented approach.

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How Unemployment Rate Influences Recruitment

The economic goal for any country is to achieve the lowest unemployment rate. That would be great news if the rate shrinks to the lowest point. This impacts the economy, the career development and the quality of life. But how does this curve influence the recruiting market? The low Unemployment rate can even have negative consequences? No one can even imagine the negative impact associated with such a positive term. The fact is it does, only for recruiters. Let’s get into details how that could give tough time to recruiters in their talent hunt journey and how does the scenario change the recruitment industry.

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The Recruitment Funnel

Recruitment plays an important role in making or breaking the company’s future. The curve of success will be defined and dependent on the consequences of recruiting. Recruiting itself is a huge responsibility; one has to make sure that your company’s development is in safe hands. The potential, passionate and initiative candidate is all you want through recruitment. Seeking for the top talent needs a pre-defined strategy which includes the plan to approach the top talent, get them in applicants and hire them with the right offer. So many candidates’ career and so many hopes are associated with this process. Understanding the responsibility of society’s better employment chances, recruitment has to redefine the values. To assure that the talent has the path to meet the right opportunity.

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 Hiring Challenges for Startup Business

There are 50 million new startups launching every year in the world. But how many of those actually survive against the challenges and get to achieve the goals and how many among this count fails to overcome the hurdles and barriers. Launching a new business is not a big deal; the success starts to count if you have gone through the initial crucial stage successfully.If you are a new entrepreneur, you surely have come up with great vision and goals for the company. As a boss, your mind is over occupied with the challenges to settle your business. It’s always hard for new companies to step in and standout in this competitive market. In this hustle and bustle of the establishment of the new firm, there are certain factors which will eventually affect the company’s successful launch. There are challenges of arranging the workplace, streamline the processes and one of the most important factors is hiring the new talent who is going to make the future of your company.

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