What is your name? Do you ever think you have been discriminated against because of it?
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Consider how to make your contribution count:
- Have I felt I have been discriminated against because of my name?
- Have I ever assumed someone with a particular name has certain characteristics?
- What can I do to ensure I’m not demonstrating name bias?
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Depending on which country you are applying for a job. Your name could influence a job opportunity, or be a barrier to entry. Ensure you don't do this. #MyContributionCounts #YouMeWeMovement Click To Tweet No room for bias - Chinese, Indian or Pakistani-sounding names were 28% less likely to get invited to an interview than the fictitious candidates with English-sounding names, even when their qualifications were the same.… Click To Tweet Ethnically diverse companies are 35% more likely to outperform their non-diverse counterparts. #MyContributionCounts #YouMeWeMovement Click To Tweet Do you think you have ever been favoured or discriminated against because of your name? Please share, where, when and how, so we all can become more aware of our biases. #MyContributionCounts #YouMeWeMovement Click To Tweet
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