FOI request (FOIR-140267809)
Requested Thu 29 August 2019
Responded Tue 10 September 2019
1. Does your council use the principle of anonymous CVs in hiring candidates to work at the council? This is where the hiring manager does not receive the name of the candidate, merely the application to review - to remove biases. Some more information is available here
2. If your council does use anonymous CVs do you do any work to promote employers in your area to also take up the practice?
3. In the area you serve what percentage of the population BME?
4. Among your directly employed staff what percentage of your workforce is BME?
Q1 & 2 - Hastings Borough Council does not accept CV's
Q3 - Information not held
Q4 - 6.8%
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