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The Background Check You Don’t Know About

Everyone prepares as best as they can for a job interview: professional clothes, practicing answers to the typical questions, and asking past employers for references. But there is a process more and more employers are adopting that you may be unprepared for. 798 more words


Employers, EEOC Settle Lawsuit Alleging Illegal Medical, Genetic Questioning of Job Applicants

Save yourself the legal hassle by not asking job applicants about their medical history or that of their families. Otherwise, you are practically begging from scrutiny and a lawsuit by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. 233 more words

10 Resume Writing + Job Application Tips for the Construction Industry

As a recruiter in the Western Canadian construction industry, I can sometimes receive hundreds of resumes in a month during our busy season. Some applicants can be of a younger generation, somewhat tech-savvy when it comes to typing up a document and e-mailing it. 1,306 more words


Recruitment and rehabilitation

This last week has seen a number of press stories regarding the issue of whether it would be right or wrong for a certain football club to re-employ one of their players who has now been released from prison. 750 more words


D.C. Suburb Considering Law to Restrict Employers From Asking About Criminal Records

Employers would have to wait until after the initial interview to ask a job applicant whether he or she has a criminal record, under legislation that a large Washington, D.C. 128 more words