Why reducing unconscious bias is key to improving workplace diversity

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Strategies that businesses can use to reduce the impact of unconscious bias in the workplace and increase employee diversity and inclusion

We all have biases that we are entirely unaware of. Often, these are inadvertent and stem from experience and subconscious beliefs. Some examples of common gender biases include nurses being presumed to be women or the use of the term ‘female’ entrepreneur. There are age biases often at play too. We may take it for granted that a young colleague may not have anything worthwhile to contribute at meetings simply because of their age and therefore presumed inexperience.

In spite of the workplace progress, the LGBTQIA candidates are still facing bias at the workplace. 

Read more at: the People Matters website