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BBC to anonymise job applications

The BBC has decided to anonymise names and universities from job applications to tackle unconscious bias.

In addition, the corporation says it will ensure interview panels contain both male and female candidates and those of ethnic minorities “where possible”. Information such as education and family income will also be used by recruiters to identify gaps in representation.

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Comments (1)

  • David B
    David B
    Thu, 28 Apr 2016 3:11pm BST
    I'm interested in how they will deal with Education there are so many Female only and Male only schools in the UK, plus Lucy Cavendish and Newnham Colleges are Female only.

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