CPA Voice: Addressing unconscious bias

Written on Mar 28, 2019

Voice MarchApril_19_webWorking toward being a better professional means sometimes getting uncomfortable, which might be how you feel when considering unconscious bias.

“It’s a challenge CPAs should be aware of,” writes Kimberly Drumgo in the March/April issue of CPA Voice. “Because it might prevent individuals from receiving important career opportunities and cause firms to overlook important information when making key business decisions.”

Bias doesn’t make you a bad person, Drumgo says, it’s something everyone has. But refusing to consider what bias you have and how that might change your outlook in business can be detrimental to not only you, but others.

Read the article now to learn more about how to recognize bias and how to take steps toward change.

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