Michael Shadiack, Chair of Connell Foley's Labor and Employment Group, is featured in ROI-NJ's article "Stay woke: Avoid unconscious bias when interviewing, or risk making costly hiring errors."
The article recaps the December 2019 Connell Foley seminar "Unconscious Bias and Its Impact on the Workplace" that Mike presented with Taryn Abrahams, CEO of Empower Behavioral Services. Mike and Taryn provided a comprehensive overview of what unconscious bias is, how it impacts the workplace, and how to avoid it in the hiring process. The article highlights Mike's insight on how employers can protect themselves from unconscious biases when conducting interviews, including the types of questions an employer can and cannot ask prospective employees, as well as best practices for using social media in the hiring process.
Visit ROI-NJ's website to read the full article.