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Your Frenemy, the Job Interview

A recent Harvard Business Review article reveals that “unstructured interviews consistently receive the highest ratings for perceived effectiveness from hiring managers” while “dozens of studies have found them to be among the worst predictors of actual on-the-job performance.”

A number of psychological phenomena factor into interviews and skew the interviewer’s evaluation of the applicant.

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How to Stymie Your Biases (Yes, You're Biased!)

"The biggest hesitation of employers, and biggest barrier, is that many companies know that improving diversity numbers takes a lot of effort, time, and commitment. And that is true … improving diversity [starts] with a small, manageable behavior change: instead of looking at resumes, give applicants a blind audition."

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