LinkedIn Allows Recruiters To Filter Job Candidates By Race
View Source | April 20, 2023 12:10 pm
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- LinkedIn implemented features that appear to let recruiters filter potential job candidates by their demographic characteristics.
- Users on the professional social media network who edit the demographic information on their profiles, such as their race, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, and current or former military service, can let the platform use the information for “diversity in recruiting” tools, which “allow your demographic information to be used in LinkedIn recruiting features to help recruiters find a more diverse group of qualified candidates.”
- The Daily Wire verified the existence of the features after screenshots posted by concerned LinkedIn users circulated on social media.
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