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Four Experts, One Question: How Do You Promote Both Diversity And Inclusion In The Workplace?

By
Steve Williamson , Dir. Product Development, eRep, Inc.
Posted
November 9, 2020

We chose four experts in business, HR, academia and employment consulting and asked them one question: How do you promote both diversity and inclusion in the workplace?

The Insidious Nature of Unconscious Bias

By
Steve Williamson , Dir. Product Development, eRep, Inc.
Posted
August 3, 2020

Unconscious bias acts like a kind of emotional gravity, pulling us toward decisions and actions that may not serve ourselves or others in the best way. We can be drawn away from better choices without realizing it.

Equality Without Compromise

By
Steve Williamson , Dir. Product Development, eRep, Inc.
Posted
June 22, 2020

Equality is deserved by all, it is a right we possess from birth, and must exist without compromise. We must abandon the attitude that raising up one group of people to a state of equality takes something away from another group that already has it.

Does AI Reduce Judgment and Introduce Bias into the Hiring Process?

By
Steve Williamson , Dir. Product Development, eRep, Inc.
Posted
April 20, 2020

As some companies move toward the use of AI in hiring, an implicit part of that process entails handing over decision-making to the system and decreasing human judgment from the loop.

The Ugly Underbelly of Hiring For Cultural Fit

By
Steve Williamson , Dir. Product Development, eRep, Inc.
Posted
December 9, 2019

Hiring for cultural fit gets a lot of attention these days. The premise behind it makes a lot of sense. But the focus on fitting your people into a preconceived culture has a dark underbelly that can manifest in lower engagement, productivity, and profit.

Killing Bias in Hiring with the Core Values Index

By
Steve Williamson , Dir. Product Development, eRep, Inc.
Posted
December 2, 2019

One of the most underrated advantages of the Core Values Index psychometric assessment is its ability to significantly decrease the influence of bias in the hiring process.

The Role of AI and Psychometric Data in Hiring

By
Steve Williamson , Dir. Product Development, eRep, Inc.
Posted
September 2, 2019

Psychometric data in hiring is contentious among HR professionals. Some see it as heretical and a gross insult to the value of human intelligence, judgment, and even emotional intuition when selecting candidates. Others view it as the next leap forward in hiring methodologies.

Pay Equity as an Employer, Pay Equity as an Employee

By
Steve Williamson , Dir. Product Development, eRep, Inc.
Posted
April 8, 2019

Do you pay your employees equitably? As a worker, are you paid fairly? How do you know?

10 Things You Need to Know About the Pay Equity Act

By
Steve Williamson , Dir. Product Development, eRep, Inc.
Posted
January 14, 2019

A new law that impacts businesses of all sizes took effect in Oregon that ratchets up the Federal Equal Pay Act of 1963. This article discusses what you need to know to comply with the new law to ensure you are compensating your employees equitably.

The Value of Diversity Part III: The Method

By
Steve Williamson , Dir. Product Development, eRep, Inc.
Posted
December 17, 2018

Relying on objective measures to determine candidate fit leads to unbiased hiring decisions. This produces diverse teams. Candidates are matched to the role based on their ability to excel, not because of their gender, age, religion, ethnicity, or other bias-centric and irrelevant demographic status.

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