Hiring professionals frequently under pressure to discriminate to ensure ‘fit’
Around 28% of clients make overt requests to avoid hiring from certain groups
Credit: Vial et al, PLOS ONE (CC BY 4.0 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
Hiring professionals are frequently under pressure to discriminate against specific groups to ensure “fit” with colleagues – with around 28 percent of clients making overt requests to avoid hiring from certain groups – and are vulnerable to accommodating such biases
Article Title: Individual variation in role construal predicts responses to third-party biases in hiring contexts
Funding: Study 2 was funded by the 2018 James L. Outtz Grant for Research on Organizational Diversity (Society for Industrial/ Organizational Psychology; http://www.
Competing Interests: The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.
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