Top tips

  • Ensure those involved in recruitment and selection demonstrate inclusive practice in drafting role descriptions, sifting, screening, short listing and interviewing.
  • Reduce bias in selection (for example by removing personal and educational identifiers).
  • Draw assessors and interviewers from diverse backgrounds.
  • Capture an objective audit trail of assessment process and how selection decisions are made
  • Choose and calibrate tests and exercises that do not have adverse impact on the ability of under-represented groups to perform.

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