Blind auditions changing the way companies hire
GapJumpers is a service that uses blind auditions to give hiring managers a better sense of talent available for jobs. This means employers know nothing about the the job seeker's ethnicity, gender, age, or educational background when they decide on whether to give them an interview.
Below, co-founder Kédar Iyer explains how GapJumpers is fighting against the implicit bias that many experience when looking for work.
And, former Spark guest Ian Cook is an expert in statistical analysis and HR metrics. Below, his thoughts on what's wrong with the current hiring process and why a move toward blind assessment is good.