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Infographic: 7 Ways Your Brain Can Stop You From Recruiting the Right Candidate

Whether or not you’re aware of it, you make thousands of decisions every day—around 35,000, to be exact. In any given moment, our brains are bombarded with tons of information that must be quickly processed, informing our decisions, both big and small. So, to keep up and be efficient, our brains take mental shortcuts. These decision-making hacks, which are often unconscious processes, are called cognitive biases. 

To best determine the strongest fit, keep these 7 cognitive biases in mind the next time you’re making a recruitment decision. Check out this infographic for more information.

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