The Halo Effect - Ideal Role

The Halo Effect: The power of first impressions

Unconscious Bias
First impressions count. Based on what we see we automatically guess who someone is. Even when the two are not related. Learn how the halo effect can impact your judgement.
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Attribution bias - why it's your fault but not mine - Ideal Role

Attribution Bias: Why it's your fault but not mine

Unconscious Bias
Attribution bias is why we believe people’s behaviour is due to who they are, while our behaviour is due to circumstance. Learn more about this unconscious bias.
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The Halo Effect - Ideal Role

The Halo Effect: The power of first impressions

Unconscious Bias
First impressions count. Based on what we see we automatically guess who someone is. Even when the two are not related. Learn how the halo effect can impact your judgement.
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Confirmation bias - why you talk yourself into things - Ideal Role

Confirmation Bias: Why you talk yourself into things

Unconscious Bias
Confirmation bias is our tendency to look for what we want to see. Learn why we focus on information that confirms our views and how it leads to bad decisions.
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Contrast effect - it's all relative

The Contrast Effect: It's all relative

Unconscious Bias
We all rely on the contrast effect. It impacts what we buy, where we live, who we employ, even who is considered tall. Learn what it is, how it’s used and ways to avoid it.
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Affinity bias - the similar to me effect

Affinity Bias: The similar to me effect

Unconscious Bias
Affinity bias is our preference for people similar to ourselves or people we know and like. Find out how it impacts who you hire and promote and how to get around it.
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Name bias - why you are better off with a blank field

Name Bias: Why you’re better off with a blank field

Unconscious Bias
Learn about the effects of name bias and how avoiding it can improve the quality and diversity of the candidates you invite to interview.
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Gendered language in job ads turning women away

Gendered Language: Are your job ads turning women away?

Unconscious Bias
Words in jobs ads matter. Learn which words to avoid, and how to improve the gender balance of the candidates applying for your job.
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Bias in your CV

Bias in Your CV: Why You May Not Be Getting Interviews

Unconscious Bias
What might your CV be saying about your gender, ethnicity, age and class? Learn areas of potential bias, where they arise and how to reduce their impact.
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Unconscious bias that can impact recruiting

7 Types of Unconscious Bias That Can Impact Your Recruiting

Unconscious Bias
We all have unconscious bias. But by knowing why we have it, what it is and how it affects us, we can adjust our thinking and behaviour to limit its impact.
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