The number one culprit behind a bad hire? Bias in the hiring process. When leaders hire candidates who are like them, which is the most common bias, or for any other reason aside from the likelihood that they’ll succeed in the role, the outcome is often catastrophic and costly. This article outlines the real cost of hiring bias on the organization and how to overcome it, which includes a better understanding of the demographics of your teams in the first place. Because you can never de-bias the leaders making hiring decisions, the best solution is to de-bias the process using technology designed to do exactly that.