On the recent NextGen online training, “Unconscious Bias in the Workplace,” Ty Smith, Senior Consultant to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, shared his expertise on what unconscious biases look like, how they’re formed and how they can be addressed.
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Organizations need to effectively address bias by approaching it strategically, just like any other business initiative is approached. Ignoring it doesn’t mean it disappears.
A panel of federal IT leaders spoke about what their agencies are doing to champion a diverse workforce inclusive of women.
We tend to hire those who look, act, think, and sound like ourselves – often without even knowing it. We just inexplicably feel better about those who remind us of us. We mistakenly call it “hiring for fit.” But it really is our egocentric bias.
You may not be aware of it, but your biases could be effecting your agility in the workplace.
It may be time to rethink unconscious bias training at your agency. Check out this tips on how to do that effectively.