Better Hiring Practices for Fun and Profit

Better Hiring Practices for Fun and Profit

Panel for RailsConf 2017 on hiring practices that encourage diversity.

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Cecy C.

May 03, 2017
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    Step 1. Better hiring practices in tech Step 2. ???

    Step 3. Profit! @cecycorrea @HRCorallo @pwnela @JAH2488 #RAILSCONF #HIRERAILS
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    What is the worst job interview you’ve ever had? ICEBREAKER

    @cecycorrea @HRCorallo @pwnela @JAH2488 #RAILSCONF #HIRERAILS
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    How do you write a good job description? JOB DESCRIPTIONS

    @cecycorrea @HRCorallo @pwnela @JAH2488 #RAILSCONF #HIRERAILS
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    What advice do you have for job seekers reading job

    descriptions? JOB DESCRIPTIONS @cecycorrea @HRCorallo @pwnela @JAH2488 #RAILSCONF #HIRERAILS
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    What is the best way to assess tech ability? ASSESSING

    TECH ABILITY @cecycorrea @HRCorallo @pwnela @JAH2488 #RAILSCONF #HIRERAILS
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    devil’s advocate question Why do we need to assess tech

    ability? ASSESSING TECH ABILITY @cecycorrea @HRCorallo @pwnela @JAH2488 #RAILSCONF #HIRERAILS
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    How do you reach the right audience for your position?

    REACHING AUDIENCES @cecycorrea @HRCorallo @pwnela @JAH2488 #RAILSCONF #HIRERAILS
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    REACHING AUDIENCES How do you get noticed in a sea

    of applicants? @cecycorrea @HRCorallo @pwnela @JAH2488 #RAILSCONF #HIRERAILS
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    REACHING AUDIENCES How do you reach a diverse audience? @cecycorrea

    @HRCorallo @pwnela @JAH2488 #RAILSCONF #HIRERAILS
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    Setting the stage: gender gap SOURCE: HP Study / Harvard

    Business Review • Women apply to a job if they meet 100% of the qualifications. • Men apply to jobs if they meet 60% of the qualifications.
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    Setting the stage: gender gap SOURCE: HP Study / Harvard

    Business Review “What held them back from applying was not a mistaken perception about themselves, but a mistaken perception about the hiring process.”
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    GENDER GAP Do you agree or disagree with the study’s

    findings? @cecycorrea @HRCorallo @pwnela @JAH2488 #RAILSCONF #HIRERAILS
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    Setting the stage: unconscious bias SOURCE: Project Implicit “everyone carries

    with them implicit biases that may change how people perceive or interact with others [...] which can lead people to inadvertently act in ways that may be discriminatory or are influenced by stereotypes that people would consciously reject.”
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    UNCONSCIOUS BIAS What are practices that can reduce unconscious bias?

    @cecycorrea @HRCorallo @pwnela @JAH2488 #RAILSCONF #HIRERAILS
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    CULTURE VS. VALUES What is culture and how does it

    differ from values? @cecycorrea @HRCorallo @pwnela @JAH2488 #RAILSCONF #HIRERAILS
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    CULTURE VS. VALUES Can culture keep you from hiring different

    people? @cecycorrea @HRCorallo @pwnela @JAH2488 #RAILSCONF #HIRERAILS