In a down economy, it’s no secret that it can be hard for jobseekers to find new employment. And, as a result, rejected candidates might be more likely to put up a fight—and file lawsuits. So it’s more important than ever for employers to make sure they’re doing everything right.
Tag: interview questions
I recently returned from a meeting where one expert recommended doing a Google search on applicants as part of the evaluation process. He said you often find very interesting things about people, especially if they blog or have their own website. Someone else thought it might be an invasion of privacy, and others objected that […]
I’m up against an ethical brick wall here. I recently had an excellent candidate for one of our sales positions who was visibly pregnant. The hiring manager gave her a brief interview, then told me to reject her. He said, “Don’t send me any more pregnant women; they just get started and then they’re out […]
As you prepare to conduct job interviews, it’s critical to focus on factors related specifically to the job. This will help you find the right candidate for the position and avoid discrimination charges from candidates you don’t select.