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A behavioural expert outlined the worst ways to commit bias when interviewing a candidate

The world of work is rife with bias when it comes to hiring, promotion, and pay but there are some key ways to prevent this from happening, says Professor Iris Bohnet. Speaking at the FT Women at the Top event in London on Thursday, the professor of public policy and behavioural economist at Harvard Kennedy School said that removing traditional ways of interviewing people can lead to removing bias from a gut feeling, rather than hiring the right person.
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