DePaul University Newsline > Sections > Faculty and Staff: HR News > Unconscious bias course for managers hiring staff employees
By Office of Human Resources /
June 9, 2021 /
Posted in: FACULTY AND STAFF: HR NEWS /
DePaul's mission impels every member of our community to join in the quest to end hatred and racism and to work together on reform. One step in this effort is to ensure that all managers at DePaul who are in the position to hire new employees are trained on issues of diversity, equity and inclusion.
To this end, the Talent Acquisition team in the Office of Human Resources is including a training for all managers within the staff employee hiring process, beginning in June. The 24-minute online training course, titled "Unconscious Bias," offers information to:
Once the process for hiring a staff employee begins, the Talent Acquisition team will assign the training course to the manager through BlueSky Learning.
The inclusion of this training is just one addition to existing efforts that the Talent Acquisition team takes to ensure that job posting and interviewing for staff employees promotes a diverse workforce across the university. These efforts include:
The Talent Acquisition team looks forward to continuing to partner with managers to ensure that factors related to diversity, equity and inclusion are integrated into the staff employee hiring process. We will continue to leverage a multipronged strategy to combat explicit and implicit practices of exclusion and structural racism. For any questions about hiring full- or part-time staff employees, contact the Talent Acquisition team at 312-362-6855 or