One of the most prominent is the Beauty Bias. By its very word, this is the type of bias that focuses on the physical attributes of the applicant. According to a book by Daniel Hamermesh titled “Beauty Pays: Why Attractive People Are More Successful,” there’s a difference of 3-4% when it comes to how much an attractive person earns compared to a below-average looking person.
However, it’s established in the society that an evaluation of a person’s strength should be beyond what the eyes can see. Know the different types of biases that can hinder the success of your hiring process through this infographic by ThisWay Global.