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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.
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Training People With Disabilities For Corporate Jobs: How We're Making It Happen

For most disabled people, corporate or professional jobs and careers don't even seem like a real possibility. The reasons are many, and relate to biases as much as they relate to organisational and logistical issues that are needed to create disability-friendly working environments. On the other hand, many disabled people have a hard time imagining that they can have a long and rewarding career. For them, their careers either came to an end, or they never really started.
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Why Human Capital Will Drive The Success Or Failure Of Make In India

An assessment test done by Wheebox-People Strong in association with CII states that, in the current scenario, of our five million graduates, only 34% are readily employable. Apparently, the maximum skill deficit will be in the manufacturing sector where the demand of skilled manpower is high. This fact should steer our attention to the fact that to enable Make in India to work, we need to play close attention to human capital since it will play a decisive role in the success of this initiative.