Though officially colour-blind and meritocratic, recruiting practices in today’s organizations are too often afflicted by forms of conscious or unconscious bias. As a result, many qualified candidates find themselves confronted with the dilemma of whether to hide their identities behind “whitened” names and experiences, or to risk their CVs being moved to the rejected pile. Whiter looks at the issue and its origins, and tells one man’s story of how he made his choice.

For more information on the study co-authored by the University of Toronto’s Sonia Kang, visit

For more information on the Canadian Centre for Diversity and Inclusion, visit

Length: 9 minutes

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