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Digital Week 6 - “Recruiting in the digital age - How to attract a wider talent pool" with Patricia Widmer and Nadia Fischer
In this Webinar we show you why the language that is normally used in job ads actually deters women and people with diverse backgrounds from applying. In addition we talk about how algorithms can increase unconscious biases and stereotypes which leads to the fact that the candidates might not be recognized and therefore not selected. You will learn to recognize such pitfalls and we will provide you with tools which you can use in your daily business life to circumvent such traps.

The online session will include a 20-25 minute presentation and a subsequent live Q&A. All webinars are free but registration is required. Everybody who registers will receive a link to the recording of the webinar.

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Patricia Widmer
Programme Head "WOMEN BACK TO BUSINESS" @Executive School at the University of St. Gallen
Patricia Widmer studied business management with an emphasis in Banking and Finance at the University of Zurich. During her studies she worked at a leading global bank. After her graduation she joined a private bank as relationship manager. Together with her family she lived several years in the USA and Germany where she held responsible positions in many different volunteer organizations. After returning to Switzerland she completed her advanced studies at the ES-HSG ("Women Back to Business") and successfully returned to the workforce as relationship manager and Head of Human Resources at a small private bank.
Nadia Fischer
Founder Witty Works @Witty Works
Nadia is a founder of Witty Works. She originally studied International Relations at IUHEI in Geneva but got bored with politics. Often travelling and even managing a hotel in the pampa of Chile, she finally moved into tech because that is where innovation happens. First as Head of Marketing in a San Francisco based startup, she then became Scrum Product Owner and Business Developer for the Swiss based web agency Liip. From her role as Head of Product Owners at PwC, she got specialized in agile coaching for corporate digital transformations.