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Mercoledì, Settimane Tre, Giorno Tredici

Reviewing and disqualifying job applicants is a big part of HR, but it is definitely not one I have any desire to do regularly.

The job applications I begin reviewing yesterday have to be completed by tomorrow – all 198 of them.  148 more words


Racial Coding On Job Applications

A new video by the Employment Law Channel delves into issues of racial coding, specifically the case of an applicant who was passed over for a job at Int’l Truck and Engine Corp. 27 more words

Man Puts Resume on 4-Pack of Craft Beer, Lands Job

(NEW YORK) — Employers receive countless resumes from hopeful job applicants, but not many come in the form of craft-brewed 4-packs of beer.

Brennan Gleason… 152 more words


Muslim Job Applicants: More Open About Religion, More Discrimination Faced

A 2014 study by the University of Connecticut has shown that Muslim job applicants face considerable discrimination at every stage of the hiring process. With data from the Northeast and the South, UConn researchers found that when a resume with any religious affiliation noted or implied was reviewed, it faced some level of discrimination, but that the discrimination was far more substantial and marked when the religion noted on the resume was Islam.   26 more words

Unemployment and African American Men

A 2009 piece by NPR delves into the barriers still faced by black job applicants, especially the one of third of black men who are unemployed. 24 more words

Survey Finds One-Third Of Pa. Job Applicants Eliminated By Mandatory Drug Tests

By Pat Loeb

PHULADELPHIA (CBS) — A survey by The Pennsylvania Manufacturers Association finds that one-third of job applicants are eliminated by mandatory drug tests, either because they refuse to take them or fail to pass them. 188 more words


Move To Delay Background Checks Stirs Controversy

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — There’s a box on job applications that many people dread having to answer.

Every employer makes sure to ask “Have you ever been convicted of a felony?” and for people with troubled pasts it can be a major hurdle to them turning their lives around. 389 more words