Besides studying DEI (Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion), this class is also focused on Talent Management with
the goal of situating DEI within that Talent Management framework. Certainly, students have to demonstrate a
knowledge of DEI BUT also must be able to apply it to their understanding of Talent Management.
This week we are focusing student efforts on the field of organizational recruiting.
What is the purpose of the recruiting function in an organization?
What is the purpose of a job description?
How does bias manifest itself in job descriptions if left unchecked? What impact can that have on recruiting for
the best talent?
How does bias manifest itself in other aspects of the recruiting function such as resume review, hiring panels,
What are some steps organizations should follow to reduce unconscious bias in their recruiting efforts?