Unconscious Bias in Hiring Practices

Scheduled Dates
Course Details
Course Type: 
Target Audience: 
Library managers and staff involved in hiring
Course Description

Are unconscious biases impacting your hiring process? These biases can cause us to make decisions in favor of one person or group to the detriment of others. In this session and safe space, learn how to recognize and eliminate bias in your library’s hiring process. We’ll look at the potential for bias to appear in job descriptions, recruitment, screening candidates, interviewing, making an offer, and retention practices.

Learning Objectives
  • Understand why and how unconscious bias may influence hiring and promotion decisions
  • Recognize and proactively avoid bias during the hiring process
  • Employ strategies to reduce biases in your hiring processes
Prerequisites

None

Homework Expectations

“It is designed for individual participation; each individual must register.

Session Information
Session Duration: 
This course consists of one 2-hour session.
Contact Hours: 
2
Instructor
Fees
Amigos Member Early Bird Fee: 
$70.00
Amigos Member Fee: 
$95.00
Non-member Early Bird Fee: 
$130.00
Non-member Fee: 
$155.00