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7 Types of Bias That Influence Candidate Selection and Hiring

On the hunt for a new job? Dice lists 7 types of biases that can hinder you - or that you can spin to work in your favor. And once you're ready, check out the openings we have at Pyramid.

"Despite tech companies’ attempts to evaluate candidates in a fair, consistent and objective manner, research shows that technologists frequently encounter ageism and gender bias during the hiring process.

"And those biases might just be the tip of the proverbial iceberg. In fact, there are dozens of biases that affect our judgment; research by Gartner shows that hiring decisions are one of the top areas within the talent lifecycle vulnerable to bias.

"'The good news is that, while you can’t see your own biases in real time, you can see others’ biases in real time,' said Dr. David Rock, CEO and co-founder of the NeuroLeadership Institute."

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