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
(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
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
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
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