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Recruitment & Selection Guide: Best Practices

VA developed the Recruitment and Selection Best Practices Guide to assist hiring managers and supervisors with administering and EEO compliant recruitments. This guide lists key EEO pitfalls and provides practical EEO information and strategies for avoiding them.

It is designed to provide best practices for conducting a fair and legally defensible hiring process that ensures equity in internal placement actions and external hiring practices.The hiring process includes any measures, practices, policies, and procedures used to arrive at a hiring or promotional decision, including but not limited to recruitment, interviewing, rating and ranking candidates, and final selection.

A text-only version is also available. The Appendix I is available in a separate document.

For information about obtain printed versions of the guide, please see the memo.