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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

Scholarship Essay

I Want It Bad; You've Got To Want It More

Next week I’ll be starting to work with a new group of job seekers. It’s a two-week intensive job hunting program where twelve people receiving social assistance get the dedicated support of an Employment Counsellor in their pursuit of tracking down job leads, coaching on interviews that hopefully lead to job offers. 857 more words

Job Search Advice

Lunch & Learn: "450 to 1 - Who is the One?"

In this Lunch & Learn discussion, Dr. Matt Wagenheim from the College of Education and Human Services will discuss what sets successful job applicants apart from the others. 97 more words

Ferris State University

Hiring Test May Be Discriminatory

By Amy E. Feldman

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - How can a test to see if you qualify for a job be discriminatory if everyone has to live up to exactly the same standards? 215 more words

Watch + Listen

Are Your Hiring Expectations Ridiculous?

by George Blomgren

Admission: the following story is absurd. So, why are these sorts of requests a typical part of a recruiter’s day?

The phone rings — a call from a client. 231 more words