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The anonymous resumé: What’s in a name? | Shara Roy

Monday, August 20, 2018 @ 8:57 AM | By Shara Roy

This year Lenczner Slaght is approaching student recruitment differently. All student applications will be anonymized. When candidates for second year positions submit their applications, their names will be removed and replaced by a number. It may seem impersonal — no one wants to be a number — but it guards against real concerns of bias in the hopes of improving both the process and the result.

Everything else a candidate wants to share with us (and we hope everyone will feel more, not less, encouraged to...