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Museum Watch & Talk Series: Reducing Hiring Bias in Museums
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This webinar will explore the issues that reduce opportunities for underrepresented groups within the museum field, and will outline tools that organizations, including AAM, are currently using to reduce unintended bias in recruitment and hiring. We will hear from an AAM hiring manager about the process of crafting the job description, interview strategy, and onboarding; and from the new employee about the challenges and opportunities the application process presented.

10/19/2016
When: 10/19/216
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Where: Hosted by the Natural History Museum of Utah
301 Wakara Way
Salt Lake City, Utah  84108
United States
Contact: Lisa Thompson
801.587.3611

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Reducing Hiring Bias in Museums

American Alliance of Museums Live Webinar “Watch and Talk” Event

Hosted by the Natural History Museum of Utah

301 Wakara Way, Salt Lake City

 

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Check-in and network: 11:30 am – 12:00 pm

Webinar: 12:00 – 1:30 pm

Facilitated discussion: 1:30 – 2:30 pm

 

Swaner Forum

Located on the Museum’s fifth floor

 

This webinar will explore the issues that reduce opportunities for underrepresented groups within the museum field, and will outline tools that organizations, including AAM, are currently using to reduce unintended bias in recruitment and hiring. We will hear from an AAM hiring manager about the process of crafting the job description, interview strategy, and onboarding; and from the new employee about the challenges and opportunities the application process presented. 

 

Following the webinar, we’ll digest what we’ve learned and share ideas for fostering diversity among our staff and volunteers during a facilitated discussion. Bring your lunch or purchase lunch at the Museum Café, spend time with colleagues, and discover something new.

 

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