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 processes and practices. Below, please find descriptions of possible impacts and strategies to support your work.

Context and Impact

Consultation Questions

Source: 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.