Rethinking Hiring Processes for Efficiency & Equity

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Rethinking Hiring Processes for Efficiency & Equity


The typical amount of time it takes to fill a position is notoriously long in higher education. Especially in the current hiring environment, slow-moving departments are losing potential candidates mid-process to other institutions or to private industry. As a result, many institutions are now rethinking their hiring processes in an attempt to streamline and minimize this effect. But what impact does shortening the process have on making hiring more equitable? What do we need to consider to ensure that we accomplish both?

In this free discussion-based session, you will hear about:

  • Key pain points in streamlining your hiring process.
  • Why it’s important to strike a balance between speed and intention.
  • Various issues of equity that arise during the interviewing process, like salary transparency and implicit bias.

You will come away from this session with useful, actionable ideas and insights from our subject-matter experts and your peers across the nation.