Diversity and Inclusion in Assessment

The best practice steps organisations can take to ensure fairness and equality of opportunity.

Alice Keane, CPsychol Senior Talent Assessment Consultant

In any assessment process, it’s important to consider issues of fairness and equality of opportunity to give every candidate an equal chance to do their best, and for legal and ethical reasons. Including psychometric tests in your process is a great way to do this, as they help to reduce bias because they are standardised and objective unlike other methods such as interviews. In order to maximise their effectiveness, there are several best practice steps that organisations should incorporate over time.