Deciding on the best candidate

Making your decision

At the end of the interview process the panel will need to discuss who is the best candidate and whether they are appointable. It is worth structuring this stage properly to help you make an objective and sound decision:

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Avoiding bias

Panel members are only human and decision-making is not a mechanical process but based on judgment; therefore we are all potentially susceptible to unconscious bias, distortion or stereotyping. The risk is that this could lead to decision-making that is potentially discriminatory. Here are some things to remember to help you avoid this and ensure your decision is an informed one: 

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