Breaking Down Hidden Biases in Hiring/Recruitment Practices

June 26, 2020, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Session Type: Panel

Diversity in candidate identification, cultivation, and recruitment is a major topic in the arts and culture sector, yet many job seekers and employers continue to find the path difficult to navigate. Whether you are recruiting for your organization or seeking your next career transition, this session will help you address the challenges you may face with minimizing unconscious hiring bias, changing your organizational culture, and embracing opportunities for professional growth. This IDEAS-focused session will address these and many other important issues in a robust and interactive discussion format.
Learning Objectives:
  • Learn simple techniques to remove unconscious (or implicit) bias during the recruitment process for hiring managers and board members.
  • Gain a practical framework to educate, discuss, and ultimately transform organizational hiring culture.
  • Know, as a possible job-seeker, your strengths and strategies to be best positioned for professional development and advancement.