The first impression is the last impression. Or so the unfair but true adage goes! Human brains are naturally wired to scan looks and appearance of a new person and instantly form impressions. And, we form that all-important first impression with 100 milliseconds of meeting someone new!
Moreover, first impressions are rooted in centuries-old biases: women with children cannot be career-driven, a well-tailored suit means a confident and successful man, etc. Here’s a list of 25 typical biases – understanding and learning to manage them will ensure that you become a fair employer with hiring biases.
Infographic by – Employment Background Investigation