Office for Diversity Affairs and Equal Opportunity

Tools for Search Committees

Pre-Employment Inquiry - WAC 162-12-140   

State law prohibits lines of questioning that could result in discrimination in the recruitment and selection processes.  This link provides guidance on fair and unfair pre-employment inquiry.  This guidance is not only relevant to job interviews, but should be kept in mind when drafting job descriptions, job qualifications and job announcements.

Try the Implicit Association Test to explore bias.

The Project Implicit web site has been functioning as a hands-on science museum exhibit, allowing web visitors to experience the manner in which human minds display the effects of stereotypic and prejudicial associations acquired from their socio-cultural environment.