Video Interviewing: Not a Tool for Discrimination

The global workforce has had to deal with discrimination issues for many years. Ever since video interviewing technology came into the picture, there has been an ongoing discussion as to whether or not it is discriminatory. Some people assume that video interviews would make it faster and easier for companies to discriminate against a candidate […]

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Using Job Descriptions to Protect Your Business

Today a client called me to tell me about an employee who had a worker’s comp claim and wanted to return to work.  My client contended that the employee was not able to perform the essential duties of the job and therefore she would not let him return.  In our ensuing discussion I asked her […]

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More On the Video Interviewing and Discrimination Discussion

Spark Hire CEO Josh Tolan recently had a guest post featured on TheStreet.com, “4 Reasons Video Job Interviews Are Here to Stay”. Several readers commented and contributed to the discussion regarding discrimination and video interviews, which served as the inspiration for this blog post. Understandably, this is a topic that continues to surface as the […]

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Illegal Interview Questions

It’s true that you want to learn everything you can from a job seeker in a job interview. You want to know what kind of skills they possess, how they succeeded in the past, what makes them a great employee and much more. What you don’t need to know though is what race they are, […]

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How Do I Video Interview…Candidates With A Criminal Record?

Having a criminal record has the potential to overshadow a job candidate’s skill set and character. And with more than 92 million Americans having a criminal record, it can be easy for hiring managers to get the wrong impression. That’s why we’re tackling video interview tips for different types of candidates with this how-to series. […]

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