Route Fifty: Racial Biases Persist in Public Sector Hiring. What can be done?

by REPUBLISHED from ROUTE FIFTY on June 02, 2021

"The notion that states and localities should have workforces that are diverse and inclusive is nothing new and it’s been our impression that historical progress has been made on that front.

Then we read a recently released report by NEOGOV, which provides technology for hiring new applicants in more than 2,000 agencies in state and local government from coast to coast. Our disillusioning discovery: Racial biases in the United States have continued to make it surprisingly difficult for Black candidates to move through the steps of the public sector hiring process...

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