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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

Job Searchers: How to Follow Up Like You Mean It

I was reading yet another article on USNEWS.com and I was a little shocked at how much you really have to do after the interview but also what you have to do after already you’ve applied for the position (that probably took about two hours including the questionnaire). 242 more words

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