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Job Applicants

Hiring Test May Be DiscriminatoryIs an employment test, applied equally to everyone, against the law just because one group fails much more than another?
Survey Finds One-Third Of Pa. Job Applicants Eliminated By Mandatory Drug Tests 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.
Discriminatory Hiring PracticesThe Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed claims this month against two companies that don’t seem to have much in common - except for their hiring practices.
The Risk Of Lying On A ResumeNinety-six percent of employers conduct background checks, according to the Society for Human Resource Management. So if you’re putting a credential on your resume which you know to be false, you will likely be caught.
What NOT To Put On A ResumeObviously, do not lie on a resume. If you give yourself fake degrees or fake former jobs you are asking for trouble but there are also some less obvious mistakes to avoid.
Using Social Media To Vet ApplicantsFrom the state that houses the headquarters for Google, which consequently allows you to search for information about anyone and anything, comes a new law in the governing of your internet information.