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Unemployed Applicants in the Hiring Process: Ensuring Proper Treatment and Documentation

August 16, 2011
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Suppose unemployed applicants charge that they were not hired because of their unemployment status. They could allege that, despite the absence of any written policy, hiring managers abide by an unwritten policy to exclude unemployed applicants. It’s up to the company—and HR leaders in particular—to be prepared.
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Legal Experts Stress That Social Media Background Checks Create Risks

May 5, 2011
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Performing an Internet search on a job applicant is akin to interviewing them, according to a lawyer who spoke at a session on social media at the annual Risk & Insurance Management Society Inc. conference in Vancouver.
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