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Vladimir Jovanović

What's so wrong about "white" and "male"? Recruiting based on diversity is the most racist thing you can possibly do.

Hire based on actual knowledge, regardless of race or sex and choose the best candidate.

If you want to be truly objective, don't ask for these fields in job application:

  1. Name and Surname
  2. Age
  3. Sex
  4. Picture
  5. Birth place

Only ask for professional and relevant experience.

At the point where you need to test candidates, give them the assignment and judge them based on competence.

What would happen in the end if most skilled candidates are indeed white or asian males? Would you dismiss them because they don't fit your diversity agenda?