Breaking biases: why shortlisting is critical to inclusive recruitment

1st June 2023
Sue Johnson
Managing Partner & Head of Practice

The battleground for addressing this challenge lies within the shortlisting process, where unconscious bias is seen most acutely. By tackling this crucial step head-on, organisations can unlock the full spectrum of human talent, fostering both fairness and transformative growth. 

At Odgers Berndtson, our research shows training hiring managers in the principles of inclusive recruitment directly influences inclusive recruitment processes. This leads to broader and more diverse shortlists and ultimately impacts the range of talent available to organisations.

To read the rest of this article please visit

Categories: Diversity & Inclusion