Does Genetic Testing Send the Wrong Message?
- THE ETHICS OF GENETIC SCREENING IN THE WORKPLACE. Kupfer, Joseph // Business Ethics Quarterly;Jan1993, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p17
This paper clarifies the nature of genetic screening and morally evaluates using it to deny people employment. Four sets of variables determine screening's ability to forecast disorder. The first two concern epistemological limitations: whether the gene itself has been located; whether knowledge...
- Screening clients. // Practical Accountant;Mar98, Vol. 31 Issue 3, p10
Focuses on the efforts of companies in the United States to screen its clients, particularly by national firms, in an attempt to protect its reputation. Advantages of companies screening potential clients; Reference to a pre-engagement investigation conducted by Research Associates...
- Face-to-face screen interviews. Allerton, Haidee E. // Training & Development;Jun98, Vol. 52 Issue 6, p8
Cites a study on the use of computers for screening job applicants, conducted by SHL Aspen Tree. Advantages of screening and interviewing by a computer; Comments by Brooks Mitchell, president of SHL Aspen Tree.
- Reference/background checking. // Personnel Journal;Mar96 Supplement Recruitment, Vol. 75 Issue 3, p22
Presents information on companies which provide employee screening services in the United States.
- Check it out. Cardinal, Denise // Las Vegas Business Press;01/27/97, Vol. 14 Issue 4, p19
Focuses on the trend among businesses in Las Vegas, Nevada to hire investigators to screen potential employees. Factors affecting the trend; Reason for the trend; Comment by Ira David Sternberg, spokesman for the Tropicana; Benefits of hiring investigators.
- Once burned. Gruner, Stephanie // Inc.;10/1/95 Special Issue, Vol. 17 Issue 15, p65
Describes how many Inc. 500 companies are doing more testing before hiring in 1995. Examples of companies burned by poor hires; Two-hour logic-and-analytical-skills test being part of a new hire's experience; Why a resume isn't enough.
- Take the GAMBLE out of hiring. Atkinson, William // LP/Gas;Jun2003, Vol. 63 Issue 6, p14
Discusses the value of a careful pre-employment screening in the United States. Internal screening; Safety-related questions for applicants; Third-party screening.
- Making pre-employment screening work. Fletcher, Meg // Business Insurance;11/10/97, Vol. 31 Issue 46, p91
Looks at pre-employment screening of prospective employees by employers in the United States. Reason many employers use pre-employment screening; Three reasons an employer can legally use not to hire an applicant; Legality of drug testing of job applicants.
- Behind the screens. Arkin, Anat // People Management;4/3/1997, Vol. 3 Issue 7, p39
Focuses on the pre-employment health screening practices of companies in Great Britain. Purpose of the health screening; Annual absence rate of employers in Great Britain; Implications of the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 (DDA) on pre-employment health screening.