These Mistakes Are Preventing You From Having A Fair & Inclusive Hiring Process [Interview with Olivier Vidal]

Olivier Vidal is an as an Entrepreneurial Socialist. And founder of  The Fair Hiring Project

Find out his perspective on recruitment as a discipline.

Here are some key messages from this episode:

  • The universal skills that transcend Diversity & Inclusion challenges
  • The market failure that places “outsiders” at a disadvantage
  • The problem with the common advice recruiters give to job candidates

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Here are some key takeaways from this episode:

The system suits insiders

“People tended to lean back on their social preferences, and that wasn’t necessarily bias on their part, it was the fact that the system suited the insider”

Employee Resource Groups should develop “hard skills”

“If those resource groups focused on less networking, and more hard skills, I think it would be a good thing”

People Need the Right Tools to develop

“You can teach people, really really complicated skills, if you apply the right methodology”

Here are some resources so you can go deeper: 

Olivier Vidal’s on Linkedin

Olivier Vidal on Twitter

The Fair Hiring Project

An Introduction to the Fair Hiring Project

Charlotte Sweeney

The 30 Per Cent Club

Robert Walters: Diversity & Inclusion in Recruitment White Paper

Dan Pink

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