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Hiring Test May Be Discriminatory

Is an employment test, applied equally to everyone, against the law just because one group fails much more than another?

09/03/2014

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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.

06/12/2014

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Discriminatory Hiring Practices

The 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.

07/26/2013

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The Risk Of Lying On A Resume

Ninety-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.

06/18/2013

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What NOT To Put On A Resume

Obviously, 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.

11/08/2012

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Using Social Media To Vet Applicants

From 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.

11/03/2012

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