Age Discrimination

Evil HR Lady

Our friends over at Overlawyered write about the tale of a 63 year old woman who was terminated and then sued for age discrimination. And the reason it's not boring is the company this woman is suing, for age discrimination is.drum roll please.the AARP. I'm just commenting that either we should be aware because anyone can violate discrimination laws or we should be aware because no matter how much we do, you are always in danger of being sued

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Age Discrimination

Evil HR Lady

Our friends over at Overlawyered write about the tale of a 63 year old woman who was terminated and then sued for age discrimination. And the reason it's not boring is the company this woman is suing, for age discrimination is.drum roll please.the AARP. I'm just commenting that either we should be aware because anyone can violate discrimination laws or we should be aware because no matter how much we do, you are always in danger of being sued

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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.

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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.)

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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?

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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.

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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.

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Guest Blogging for ITJobBlog | Hiring Technical People

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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.

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Using LinkedIn for Recommendations

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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.

Change Adjectives to Abilities

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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.

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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?

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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.

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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.

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Questions From the Debates

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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.

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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.

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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?

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Hiring Managers Phone Screen

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Great Assistants Help (Senior) Managers

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← How I Manage Comments Guest Blogging for ITJobBlog → 4 Responses to Great Assistants Help (Senior) Managers Dwayne Phillips says: August 20, 2008 at 8:32 am I agree with your concept. Steve Freeman says: August 21, 2008 at 5:04 pm Not just for managers.

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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.

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Recruiting Trends Column About Writing and Speaking, Part 2 Posted

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→ Recruiting Trends Column About Writing and Speaking, Part 2 Posted Posted on March 28, 2008 by johanna My column at Recruitingtrends.com has evidently been up for a while, but I missed the email telling me.

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Being Specific When Analyzing a Job

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A Little More on How to Hire a Manager → Being Specific When Analyzing a Job Posted on June 29, 2008 by johanna I led a 90-minute Hiring for an Agile Team workshop at AgileItx!

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What Are Your Expectations for New Grads? | Hiring Technical People

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Posted on June 6, 2008 by johanna Jack Vinson writes in New Grad Hires: Ready and Willing, but Are They Able? , 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.

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A Little More on How to Hire a Manager

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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.

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Why Hire Junior Contractors? | Hiring Technical People

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Posted on July 27, 2008 by johanna George Dinwiddie asked me a question in email, “Why do companies hire junior-level contractors? Dwayne Phillips says: July 28, 2008 at 8:28 am Why hire junior contractor programmers? (1)

Ignore this post

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→ Ignore this post Posted on February 8, 2008 by johanna Technorati Profile Tweet This Post This entry was posted in Uncategorized and tagged blog. Hiring Technical People Hiring technical people and being hired can be difficult, no matter what the economy is doing.

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Using Your Network

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Q&A with the Recruiting Animal → Using Your Network Posted on May 13, 2008 by johanna I found my first job with the help of an on-campus recruiter, and with a local Boston-area recruiter.

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Recruiting Trends Column About Writing and Speaking Posted

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→ Recruiting Trends Column About Writing and Speaking Posted Posted on January 21, 2008 by johanna I have a new column up at Recruiting Trends. Hiring Technical People Hiring technical people and being hired can be difficult, no matter what the economy is doing.

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How Do You Know if a Recruiter is Trustworthy?

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Posted on May 9, 2008 by johanna Matt Buckland had some great comments about my post Why You Should Make Friends with Recruiters. Hiring Technical People Hiring technical people and being hired can be difficult, no matter what the economy is doing.

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A Possibly Perfect Interview Question

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Q&A With Dave Freireich → A Possibly Perfect Interview Question Posted on April 25, 2008 by johanna Jurgen has The Perfect Job Interview Question. Hiring Technical People Hiring technical people and being hired can be difficult, no matter what the economy is doing.

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Why You Should Make Friends with Recruiters

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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.

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What Do You Want to Learn from Recruiters?

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Posted on April 2, 2008 by johanna I have a lot of recruiter contacts, especially through recruitingblogs.com. resume search says: April 13, 2008 at 9:27 am Actually, I was looking for something similar.

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Q&A with the Recruiting Animal

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← Using Your Network What Makes a Great Technical Manager → 3 Responses to Q&A with the Recruiting Animal Tim says: May 18, 2008 at 9:25 pm I feel the pain re the clients not acting fast enough.

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Hiring Great People: Focus on Non-Technical Skills

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If You’re Hiring, Answer These Questions First → Hiring Great People: Focus on Non-Technical Skills Posted on February 23, 2008 by johanna SlackerManager agrees with me in his How do you hire great people?

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If You're Hiring, Answer These Questions First

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→ If You’re Hiring, Answer These Questions First Posted on March 4, 2008 by johanna Joan Lloyd has a great post that I saw at Don’t turn down the new job before asking these questions by Joan Lloyd bizjournals.com.

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Can a Candidate Take “Criticism”? | Hiring Technical People

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Posted on March 26, 2008 by johanna I ran a workshop recently about hiring for an agile team, and one of the people learning to interview said, “I want a candidate who can take criticism.&# Mahto says: April 4, 2008 at 11:31 pm I like your article, its really nice.

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Should You Provide an “Unintentional” Reference?

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Posted on February 11, 2008 by johanna You’re interviewing someone for a position at your company. Dwayne Phillips says: February 12, 2008 at 8:40 am This is a sticky one for me.

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