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Shortlisting candidates: guidance and proformas

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Last updated on 18 November 2016
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How should we shortlist candidates? In this article, we look at guidelines on shortlisting from two local authorities and a school. We also link to examples of shortlisting forms and set out advice on good practice when shortlisting.

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  1. 1 Local authority guidance on shortlisting
  2. 2 Shortlisting candidates: guidelines from a school
  3. 3 Examples of shortlisting forms
  4. 4 Must we anonymise applications when shortlisting?
  5. 5 What happens if a candidate challenges a shortlisting decision?

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