This excellent piece was written be Emily Clews of Fides Search.  We are honoured to be part of it.

Unconscious bias is one of the key inhibitors of diverse and inclusive workplace cultures. It impacts how every individual experiences the workplace and affects who gets hired, promoted and developed. It has severe consequences for the inclusion and retention of women, minority and diverse groups, and can undermine the success of other policies and initiatives seeking to increase diversity and inclusion.