An organization is only as strong as its people. Top early-stage investors know this very well. Top talent from diverse backgrounds is increasingly aware of the importance of unbiased hiring and an inclusive work environment, and they don’t shy away from turning down a lucrative job offer that fails to represent that.
Hiring a new employee means making a series of complex decisions, most of which we do without being fully conscious of. From prior personal experience to our perception of what certain elements of a resume mean to our first impression of the person, the factors that may sway our judgment are plenty.