Avoid the discrimination pitfalls when recruiting
- Letter to the editor: The hidden costs of regulation. Ayley, Robert // Money Marketing (Online Edition);8/15/2013, p40
A letter to the editor is presented in response to an article about a lack of transparency in recruiting by Peter Hamilton in the July 25, 2013 issue.
- Battling bias in workplace messaging. // Administrative Professional Today;Sep2015, Vol. 41 Issue 9, p6
The article presents a discussion on battling unconscious bias in an organization, adapted from the article "Here Are the Words That May Keep Women From Applying for Jobs," by Emily Peck" in the online newspaper "The Huffington Post."
- Minimum Height and Weight Requirements As a Form of Sex Discrimination. Callis, Philip E. // Labor Law Journal;Dec74, Vol. 25 Issue 12, p736
This article tries to consider the necessary elements for a sex discrimination case when minimum and weight requirements are involved. It also examines cases as which have considered the question as of December 1974 in the U.S. The two most commonly used theories in sex discrimination cases are...
- DECISIONS ON CHILD CARE: DO SEX AND SEXUAL ORIENTATION MATTER? Regan, Pamela C.; Ramirez, Corina // Psychological Reports;Jun2000 Part 1, Vol. 86 Issue 3, p922
Examines whether a target individual's sex and sexual orientation influence perceived abilities as a child care worker. Preference of hiring a heterosexual woman than any other type of applicant; Belief that homosexual men and women were as knowledgeable about aspects of child care, such as...
- Applicant Screening Practices at Korean Firms: Evidence from Interviews of Personnel Officers. Hlasny, Vladimir; Hui-Jeen Jeung // Asian Women;2014, Vol. 30 Issue 3, p57
Most Korean employers screen job applicants' personal backgrounds extensively. Because this screening includes applicants' protected characteristics including gender, and is not directly related to job requirements, the practice may lead to discrimination and inefficiency in recruitment. This...
- In Search of a Less Sexist Hiring Process. Wittenberg-Cox, Avivah // Harvard Business Review Digital Articles;3/17/2014, p2
The article outlines the steps to leading a gender balanced employee hiring process including building the skills of the majority, reframing the issue, and getting hiring systems to match.
- Detecting discrimination in the hiring process: evidence from an Internet-based search channel. Eriksson, Stefan; Lagerström, Jonas // Empirical Economics;Oct2012, Vol. 43 Issue 2, p537
This article uses data from an Internet-based CV database to study how job searchers' ethnicity, employment status, age, and gender affect how often they are contacted by firms. Since we know which types of information that are available to the recruiting firms, we can handle some of the...
- Sex discrimination rules could be extended to SMEs and overseas. Goodwin, Bill // Computer Weekly;3/22/2005, p47
The article informs that the British government is consulting proposals to extend rules for tackling sex discrimination in the workplace. The proposed changes include giving British employees working overseas for British companies the same discrimination rights over recruitment, terms and...
- Tackling age discrimination already a priority. Berry, Mike // Personnel Today;12/6/2005, p1
The article presents information on age-based discriminatory recruitment practices by employers and Human Resource (HR) managers, based on a survey and a report. A survey of more than 2,000 HR practitioners and managers jointly published by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development...