The Importance and Challenges of Understanding Candidate Gender in Talent Acquisition

To balance the scales of gender equity, it's critical, yet very difficult, to understand the gender identity of your candidates

Since its establishment in 1965, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has worked to combat workplace discrimination across the United States. In support of that effort, the commission established reporting standards for key demographic fields, namely gender, race/ethnicity, veteran status, and disability status. All private sector employers with more than 100 employees  (and federal contractors […]

How Does Datapeople Determine Gender? An Algorithm, Why?

Image showing Diversity of Talent Pool, female and male candidates

Understanding the diversity of your talent pool is crucial for building a fair and inclusive work environment. In the realm of gender representation, traditional methods that rely on self-reported data often fall short, leaving recruiters with incomplete or unreliable data. That’s where Datapeople’s innovative gender inference model steps in, offering valuable insights without infringing on individual privacy.