The Recruiting Brainfood Podcast

Brainfood Live On Air - Ep128 - The Psychology Behind Unconscious Bias In Hiring

October 8, 2021

Unconscious (or perhaps more accurately, subconscious) Bias is a familiar yet widely misunderstood phenomena. In recruitment, it's critical we improve our understanding if we are to mitigate against the worst affects often inadvertent bias.


- what is unconscious bias?

- how do we acquire bias?

- how do our bias's change?

- where does is it occur the recruiting process?

- how can we mitigate against the worst effects of UB?

- what is the value of training?

- can we do more on process design?

- can tooling support us?


This is the focus of this week's Brainfood Live On Air

We're with an awesome selection of guests and panelists for this show - with Charlotte Mutsaerts, Head of Talent (Lendable), Dr Stephen Smith, Chief Neuroscientist (Sports Psychology), & Evi Antoniou, I/O Psychologist (Bryq)


Ep 128 is sponsored by our buddies Bryq

Bryq blindly screens your candidates, resulting in more diverse and equitable hires – and less hiring mistakes. DE&I is crucial to a productive and profitable workplace.

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