The startup Adam Grant is betting on to fix bias in hiring is out of stealth mode

Wharton School professor Adam Grant has spent a lot of time studying what’s wrong with job interviews. Interviewers ask useless questions, make snap judgments, and favor candidates with backgrounds that are similar to their own. They’re easily dazzled by smooth talkers, and they place too much weight on credentials and not enough on skills and […]

The insidious racism in today’s TV ads

For most of TV history, Black people rarely saw themselves on screen—not on shows, and not in commercials, either. Jason Paul Chambers, an associate professor of advertising at the University of Illinois, still remembers the jolt of surprise he felt more than 20 years ago when, lying on the couch and channel hopping one day, […]