Handbook on Mindful Hiring

Human Biases are inevitable but not your Hiring Decisions

Mindful Hiring

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Finding and hiring the right talent is essential for any organization’s success. But, unfortunately, 85% to 97% of hiring managers still rely on their gut feelings. Your ‘gut’ may guide you toward the wrong hiring decision, but the right data would never! 

So, how can you avoid the common mistakes of relying on gut feelings, intuition, and stereotypes that impair your judgment and lead to poor results?

The solution is to adopt a mindful approach to hiring that harnesses the power of digital transformation and psychometric assessments. The data-driven evidence-based methods can help you to reduce biases and select candidates based on their actual potential and fitment for the job role.

To help you achieve this, we have created “The Mindful Hiring Handbook”, a comprehensive guide that covers everything you need to know about mindful hiring. This handbook is based on the insights and expertise of our team of psychometricians and psychologists, who have written a series of newsletters on various aspects of hiring bias.

In this ebook, You will learn about:

  1. What are the different biases that affect hiring, such as the many types of biases that come under the two broad categories of conscious bias and unconscious bias. A famous experiment showed that resumes with “white-sounding” names received 50% more callbacks for interviews than resumes with “black-sounding” names, even when the resumes were identical in terms of education and experience. This indicates a racial bias in the screening process that disadvantages minority applicants.

  2. How biases affect hiring decisions as well as how to identify and overcome them as a decision-maker. As biases often lead to a faulty hiring process of candidates as they are made on the basis of irrelevant details and subjective reports. Even a report from BrightTalk reports, that 79% of HR professionals acknowledge the presence of unconscious bias in their recruitment decisions.

  3. Why opt for visual-based psychometric assessments to measure candidates’ skills, abilities, personality, and values, and how to? A survey revealed that 48% of HR managers admitted that bias affects their candidate choice and that they are more likely to hire someone who looks like them, shares their values, or has a similar background. Visual-based psychometric assessments can help reduce these biases by providing objective and standardized data on candidates’ cognitive and behavioral traits.

  4. Learn to design and implement a fair and effective hiring process, using automation, and people analytics. A blind recruitment process increased the likelihood of hiring racial minorities by 29% and women by 25-46%. By using assessments, automation, and people analytics, you can streamline your hiring process and rank candidates based on their scores and fit for the role.

The Mindful Hiring Handbook is a must-read for anyone who wants to improve their hiring practices and build a winning team. You can reach our experts on call (+917709196077) or mail us your queries by mail (v.rokade@pmaps.in). Press the button below to download your free copy today and discover how mindful hiring can transform your organization!