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Why We Use 'Blind Hiring' In Our Talent Selection Process

In the reality TV show The Voice, the judges have their backs turned away from the singers, and a decision to send a contestant to the next stage of the competition is based on their vocal skills rather than their appearance. Similarly, blind hiring techniques seek to omit selection bias by removing information such as the applicant's name, educational qualifications, age or any such information that could evoke preconceived notions. Blind hiring places emphasis on the applicant's ability, skills and talent.