Affinity bias occurs when we gravitate to people like us because it creates a sense of familiarity and comfortableness. Affinity bias is most often at play in the hiring process- when hiring managers implicitly hire in the image of themselves. Affinity bias also has the potential to impact many other aspects including who gets promoted,
If you were fortunate to have a break over the Easter weekend, you may be feeling renewed and refreshed returning back to work this morning. People who love going to work are more productive and creative. They go home happier and have happier families treating their colleagues and clients and customers better. Inspired employees make
Last week’s release of the Workplace Gender Equality Agency’s report found just 8.8 % of organisations have put in place internal targets to lift the number of women around the boardroom table. In business, what gets measured gets done. Organisations without internal diversity business measures are giving lip service to the diversity and inclusion agenda.