Halo effect is a form of bias which results in an overly positive view of an individual when a few positive characteristics are emphasized over other, less positive characteristics.
Citation: Heery, E., & Noon, M. (2008a). Halo effect. In A Dictionary of Human Resource Management(2 rev. ed.). Retrieved from http://www.oxfordreference.com/view/10.1093/acref/9780199298761.001.0001/acref-9780199298761-e-521
Category: Errors and biases