Fair Hiring Guide

The Fair Hiring guide is intended to share best practices which support the development of a hiring process that is fair and inclusive, and overall, achieves excellence in all stages of the recruitment process.

Topics covered in this guide include:

The information provided in this guide will help you:

  • Develop effective recruitment plans
  • Understand search committee’s role and responsibilities
  • Facilitate effective and fair evaluation of application materials
  • Develop interview questions and conduct interviews
  • Conduct reference checks on internal and external candidates
  • Provide accurate recruitment records to Talent Acquisition

This Fair Hiring guide is a reference tool for hiring managers (HM), committee chairs and others involved in conducting a staff recruitment. All Search Committee members should review these guidelines prior to recruitment activity. HMs and Search Committee Chairs must complete the Fair Hiring training before conducting a recruitment and must renew their training every three years.