This evidence review aims to support HR professionals who are trying to ensure fair selection in recruitment and promotion practices, both to improve candidate experience and to support more ethical, better-functioning organisations. It summarises the best available research evidence on why fairness is important in selection and how processes can be improved to make them fairer. 

See the practice summary for the main insights and practical recommendations for action. 

See the scientific summary for our methodology and technical information on the research and study references.

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