High class, white males are preferred as hires for top professional positions, according to a “Harvard Business Review” article, How Subtle Class Clues Can Backfire On Your Resume. HBR article. This begs the question: would you think the disadvantaged candidates out there are going to be hungrier for success, harder working and quicker to learn your company’s culture and expectations? Are your managers consciously hiring according to these demographics?
Let’s have a discussion about how your leaders hire candidates based on preference rather than qualifications suited for the positions you have.