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BIU Diversity results reduce the gender gap in recruitment

Simple behavioural insights interventions significantly reduce the gender gap in recruitment

9 March 2020

Using two behaviourally informed interventions, an email and a phone call, we increased the likelihood of women reapplying for a senior role by 27% and significantly reduced the gender gap between men and women reapplying for senior roles from 45% to just 4%. 

Pushing the Frontiers of Behavioural Insights - Behavioural Exchange 2018

30 July 2018NSW Department of Premier & Cabinet

On 25 and 26 June 2018, Sydney played host to the International Behavioural Exchange Conference (BX2018) in Sydney. We reflect on how we will apply the key lessons arising from the conference

BIU finalists in 2017 Premier Awards

2 November 2017NSW Department of Premier & Cabinet

The 2017 Premier’s Awards included twelve categories to showcase achievements and progress towards the NSW Premier’s priorities.

Inside the Behavioural Insights Unit: What we do, what you might not know we do and how to join us!

27 February 2017NSW Department of Premier & Cabinet

Behavioural insights teams continue to spring up all around the world. Recent additions include the United Nations Development Program’s Behavioural Initiative and the Behavioural Insights Unit in Qatar. In Australia, the NSW, Commonwealth and Victorian governments have central teams as well as teams in some of their agencies.

Behavioural Insights in NSW 2016

19 December 2016NSW Department of Premier & Cabinet

The Behavioural Insights Unit’s latest report, Behavioural Insights in NSW 2016, is now available.