Considerations for Mitigating Implicit Bias in Search and Selection

Our implicit biases are pervasive and impact all aspects of search and selection. This document is intended to support your efforts to mitigate the impact of implicit biases on search and selection processesa and practices. Below, please find descriptions of possible impacts and strategies to support your work.

Context and Impact
Consultation Questions

Sources: Ways to Reduce Bias in your Hiring Process Fine, E. & Handelsman, J. (2012). Searching for Excellence & Diversity: A Guide for Search Committees. Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin, Madison.