Discriminating Against the Long-term Unemployed: Tips to Avoid This Practice

For the past couple of years stories have appeared, and continue to appear, about employers “discriminating” against the long-term unemployed. I have written on the subject previously in Striking Down Discrimination Against the Unemployed and in Does Unemployed = Unqualified? Refusing to Hire the Long-Term Unemployed. An article written by Stephen Singer of the Associated …

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Striking Down Discrimination Against the Unemployed

I wrote this post almost a year ago Does Unemployed = Unqualified? Refusing to Hire the Long-Term Unemployed. I was a bit ahead of the curve in noting what was going on in the hiring/not hiring world. You may want to click on it and read it to fully understand what is happening today. Because …

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Does Unemployed = Unqualified? Refusing to Hire the Long-Term Unemployed

A trend in hiring seems to be developing. According to Don Chapman, a reporter for the Atlanta-Journal Constitution, an increasing number of companies, looking for both white collar and blue collar workers, are specifying in the “Want Ads” that workers who have been unemployed since 2009 need not apply. In his article “Long-term jobless told …

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Top 5 Monday "Reads" for the HR Professional

It is hard to keep up with reading blogs. There are just too many good ones. So to help you out here are 5 that I consider a good way to start off a new week. Ann Bares writes on Mission Critical Skills: The Haves & The Have Nots. She talks about realities of the …

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