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Identifying bias in South African graduate recruitment

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posted on 2018-03-28, 11:32 authored by Neil Rankin
Video recording of Neil Rankin's presentation, entitled "Identifying bias in South African graduate recruitment" presented at SatRday Cape Town, UCT, 17 March 2018

There is a lot of evidence that gender and racial biases affect hiring. In South Africa the Employment Equity Act aims to correct this. We use a dataset of graduate applications to show that males and white candidates are favoured by recruiters, and discuss what is doing to address this.


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