Hiring Toolkit: Building the Team You Want

Created December 2015


This toolkit is chock full of tips and tools for conducting a hiring process with an anti-oppression lens. This resource is specific to worker cooperatives, but most of the content is applicable to a wide range of workplaces. Topics covered include:

  • Creating Your Timeline: Sample Hiring Work Flow & Broad Task List
  • Reading Resumes, Cover Letters, and Applications
  • Conducting Interviews
  • Lawful and Unlawful Pre-employment Questions
  • Sample Hiring Policy
  • Sample Candidate Criteria
  • Sample Job Announcement

Note that AORTA is not positioned to offer legal advice; please consult a lawyer familiar with the labor laws in your state for advice on legal issues.