Age Discrimination In Recruitment

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These days, age discrimination has become a major issue in recruitment. “In my opinion, ageist recruiters are few and far between these days – this feeling of discrimination felt by candidates is an understandable sensitivity from backlash of the recession. “

Job Seekers Face Rampant Discrimination

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While racial discrimination lawsuits are still the number one type of case seen by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), other types of discrimination are on the rise. The Age Discrimination Employment Act of 1967 (ADEA), protects individuals who are 40+ years of age.

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Yes, Virginia Unemployment Discrimination Exists

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While Rayanne this last week has been writing about age discrimination and ageism there is a silent discriminator amongst us one that affects over 14 million job seekers who are unemployed. ” Unemployment discrimination is the cruelest of forms.

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101 Tasks Helping New Managers to Survive Written by Scot Herrick on February 20, 2008 in management 3 Comments - Leave a comment!

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The Strangest Vacation Policy I've Ever Seen

Evil HR Lady

Talk about discriminating against parents of school age children! We are a very small company and, up until now, haven’t had a need for anything more than a vacation policy. Recently, I have been placed in charge of creating a sick leave policy or PTO policy. My research has lead me to wonder about the legality of our vacation policy. Basically we are given a set number of days off for various years of service. Where the issue lies is taking the vacation time.

Part Two: CA Discrimination Law and Web-Based Recruiting Practices #hrbasics

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Last week Mary Wright explained California discrimination law and its consideration of recruitment as a “term and condition of employment.” Johns, “Automated Hiring Solutions and Diversity,” JobApp Network, November 2008 (available at www.jobappnetwork.com ).

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Fighting Age Discrimination With LinkedIn

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When I was at Cisco in 2008, living is Las Vegas, I knew my job would go away but I didn’t do anything about it. Age discrimination LinkedIn image from Shutterstock. Social Media age discrimination linkedin recruiter

Understanding Employment Discrimination Basics | Boomers Next Step

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Which laws prohibit discrimination? Numerous federal dictates prohibit discrimination. Does your case fall within discrimination ? Various activities are within discrimination – be it hiring or firing, promotion or demotion, or any such others. The increasing number of discrimination related cases filed at the Commission often makes it impossible for them to investigate all.

Is This Woman the Victim of Pay Discrimination? We Report, You Decide.

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More from Jack Mirkinson at the Huffington Post : "During 2008, the presidential election was riveting the country, and MSNBC's "Morning Joe" was gaining more and more of a following on television. I'm a believer that women deserve equal pay for equal work/performance.

Employment Gaps | Hiring Technical People

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Don’t Assess Cultural Fit with Personal Questions → Employment Gaps Posted on January 30, 2008 by johanna I just read Penelope Trunk’s Quit work for a while to have kids.

Don't Assess Cultural Fit with Personal Questions

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Well, that’s a n illegal discrimination. * It’s illegal because if you reject a candidate based on their answer, you’re discriminating about something not work-related, a big no-no in the US.)

Making it Harder to Get Hired

Evil HR Lady

And for the record, it's not illegal to discriminate in hiring; it's only illegal to discriminate based on certain protected classes. Certainly you can discriminate against idiots, if you would like. You can also discriminate against smart people, which I have known some bosses to do on the misguided theory that they'll look smarter if all their underlings are dumb. Is it fair to discriminate against smokers?

Making it Harder to Get Hired

Evil HR Lady

And for the record, it's not illegal to discriminate in hiring; it's only illegal to discriminate based on certain protected classes. Certainly you can discriminate against idiots, if you would like. You can also discriminate against smart people, which I have known some bosses to do on the misguided theory that they'll look smarter if all their underlings are dumb. Is it fair to discriminate against smokers?

Defining Fake Auditions

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← Using LinkedIn for Recommendations Hope 2009 is a Great Year for You → 2 Responses to Defining Fake Auditions Dwayne Phillips says: December 23, 2008 at 10:00 am These incongruent auditions are a chance for the interviewers to have power.

Guest Blogging for ITJobBlog | Hiring Technical People

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Asking for References

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← What Hiring Managers Look for in a Resume A Second Chance Audition → 3 Responses to Asking for References Jurgen Appelo says: December 2, 2008 at 5:50 pm Strangely enough (in my experience) only the worst former employees ask for references.

A Second Chance Audition

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← Asking for References I Check References Each and Every Time I Extend An Offer → 3 Responses to A Second Chance Audition George Dinwiddie says: December 8, 2008 at 7:35 pm Avoid fake auditions?

Using LinkedIn for Recommendations

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3 Career Choice Tips for Older Workers

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A few days ago, I ran into someone (55+) who related his experience with age discrimination in hiring. In my previous career as an employment discrimination lawyer, I became familiar with the challenges older workers face. Networking is the best way to avoid being a target for discrimination.

Change Adjectives to Abilities

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No Legal Advice Here

Evil HR Lady

My house-mate is now intent on filing a law-suit against the company on charges of discrimination, stating that the company discriminated by firing this person because they were too emotional for the job. Discrimination is such a threatening word. It sounds like you have a real grievance when you say, "but they discriminated against me!" Well, discrimination isn't illegal. We all discriminate all the time.

No Legal Advice Here

Evil HR Lady

My house-mate is now intent on filing a law-suit against the company on charges of discrimination, stating that the company discriminated by firing this person because they were too emotional for the job. Discrimination is such a threatening word. It sounds like you have a real grievance when you say, "but they discriminated against me!" Well, discrimination isn't illegal. We all discriminate all the time.

What Hiring Managers Look for in a Resume

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← Change Adjectives to Abilities Asking for References → 5 Responses to What Hiring Managers Look for in a Resume Dennis Gorelik says: November 19, 2008 at 2:06 pm I don’t recommend to put street address on the resume. John Galvin says: November 20, 2008 at 1:29 pm Huh?

Red Flag Words in an Interview | Hiring Technical People

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Dwayne Phillips says: September 5, 2008 at 7:16 am A few years ago Roy O’Bryan and I wrote a book about projects and people. Adam Robinson says: September 9, 2008 at 8:37 pm Great stuff here.

Interview Questions for Politicians (or Managers)

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← Hiring Managers Phone Screen Questions From the Debates → 3 Responses to Interview Questions for Politicians (or Managers) jane says: October 2, 2008 at 9:50 pm Those are great questions to assess the competencies of the candidates.

When Someone Offers Help, Accept It

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← Hire Junior Employees; Think Harder About Contractors How I Manage Comments → 4 Responses to When Someone Offers Help, Accept It Joe Grossberg says: August 14, 2008 at 10:49 am Yeah, I’ve never understood that. says: October 14, 2008 at 4:25 pm I recently did this.

Questions From the Debates

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Hire Junior Employees; Think Harder About Contractors | Hiring.

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← Focus on Your Experience When Someone Offers Help, Accept It → 4 Responses to Hire Junior Employees; Think Harder About Contractors matt mcknight says: August 11, 2008 at 11:37 pm What if you are running a contracting company?

Hiring Managers Phone Screen

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Separate Internal Job Titles from External Titles

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→ Separate Internal Job Titles from External Titles Posted on July 16, 2008 by johanna I recently met a lead whose business card read “Lead Phoenix Developer.&# I asked what that meant, and he explained that he was a technical lead for an project code-named Phoenix.

How I Manage Comments | Hiring Technical People

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Caron says: August 16, 2008 at 12:02 am That’s how I do it do, pretty much. Hiring Technical People Hiring technical people and being hired can be difficult, no matter what the economy is doing. Use the tips here to hire better, or find a new job.

Ask Why | Hiring Technical People

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Skip to content Johanna’s Site What I can do for you Workshops and Training See me Speak Email newsletter Contact Johanna ← Red Flag Words in an Interview Hiring Managers Phone Screen → Ask Why Posted on September 10, 2008 by johanna So you didn’t get the promotion.

Is Your Interviewing Helping or Hurting Your Recruiting?

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Posted on July 22, 2008 by johanna Art Petty has a great post, Capturing Talent and Creating Great Customer Experiences: They Go Together. Hiring Technical People Hiring technical people and being hired can be difficult, no matter what the economy is doing.

I Check References Each and Every Time I Extend An Offer

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← A Second Chance Audition Using LinkedIn for Recommendations → 12 Responses to I Check References Each and Every Time I Extend An Offer Pingback: Arjan`s World » LINKBLOG for December 7, 2008 Karl Katzke says: December 8, 2008 at 12:45 am Interesting.

Focus on Your Experience

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Hire Junior Employees; Think Harder About Contractors → 2 Responses to Focus on Your Experience Chris says: August 4, 2008 at 7:32 pm Yes! Hiring Technical People Hiring technical people and being hired can be difficult, no matter what the economy is doing.

Interviewing Ability May Help Your Career

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→ Interviewing Ability May Help Your Career Posted on July 23, 2008 by johanna I’ve been in email contact with Pradeep Soundararajan for a few months now. Hiring Technical People Hiring technical people and being hired can be difficult, no matter what the economy is doing.

Initiative vs. Entrepreneurship

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Tobias Fors says: August 7, 2008 at 2:44 am Yes, hire! Hiring Technical People Hiring technical people and being hired can be difficult, no matter what the economy is doing. Use the tips here to hire better, or find a new job.

Family Owned Business

Evil HR Lady

This, in my way of thinking, means that you don't have any claim of discrimination if the boss pays his BFF more than he is paying you, or rather the other entry level workers. My company is a family owned manufacturing business. The owner's son manages the place while the owner has moved to another state. The son hires a friend of his and promises to pay him more than the set amount that entry level employees make.

Family Owned Business

Evil HR Lady

This, in my way of thinking, means that you don't have any claim of discrimination if the boss pays his BFF more than he is paying you, or rather the other entry level workers. My company is a family owned manufacturing business. The owner's son manages the place while the owner has moved to another state. The son hires a friend of his and promises to pay him more than the set amount that entry level employees make.

Why is Ageism Alive and Well?

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Posted on June 24, 2008 by johanna One of the nice things about the social networking sites such as LinkedIn, is that they allow me to reconnect with people I worked with years ago. Don’t discriminate based on age or what you think the person requires for salary.