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RECRUITMENT: What’s in a name?

04 December 2015  

Shivali Chaudhry investigates measures such as name-blind job applications designed to stamp out unconscious bias among recruiters

Household-name employers in both the public and private sector are piloting a voluntary scheme to select candidates for interview on a ‘no-names’ basis, in a bid to curb discrimination and prejudice. Employers taking part in the scheme include the BBC, the NHS, HSBC, KPMG, Deloitte and the civil service.

Last modified on 04 December 2015