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Avoiding discrimination when writing job adverts

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Last updated on 7 February 2017
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How can we avoid discrimination when advertising a job vacancy? This article links to guidance from the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) on avoiding discrimination when advertising a vacancy. It also looks at how adverts could be worded to avoid discrimination.

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  1. 1 Avoiding discrimination in the job advert
  2. 2 Good practice when writing a job advert
  3. 3 Other stages in the recruitment process
  4. 4 Situations when exceptions may apply

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