Shara Roy authored the article The anonymous resumé: What's in a name? that appeared on The Lawyer's Daily website. In this article, Shara speaks about the firm's decision to move towards a diverse and inclusive hiring process to help minimize hiring bias and exclusion.
This year Lenczner Slaght is approaching student recruitment differently. All student applications will be anonymized. When candidates for second year positions submit their applications, their names will be removed and replaced by a number. It may seem impersonal — no one wants to be a number — but it guards against real concerns of bias in the hopes of improving both the process and the result.
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