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ERIC Number: EJ793498
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Pages: 3
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 1
ISSN: ISSN-1080-5699
Selection and Interview Procedures at a Multinational Company
Burgess-Wilkerson, Barbara
Business Communication Quarterly, v71 n1 p100-102 2008
This article presents an interview with Jim Olson, a retired auto industry executive, about his experience with his company's hiring process. The responsibility for establishing and implementing procedures and policies that adhere to government regulations is critical. It makes sense for employers and potential employees to understand laws governing the hiring process and for companies to provide training to ensure that their managers practice these standards. Creating policies and procedures for selecting and interviewing job candidates is usually the responsibility of a company's human resources department, often with the guidance and approval of its legal affairs office. Such requirements are designed in accordance with U.S. federal and state laws related to civil rights, gender and ethnic rights, age discrimination, disabilities, and family leave, among others. These laws govern the conduct for companies during the recruitment process (Andrews & Baird, 2005), and though federal laws affect companies with $50,000 or more in federal contracts and more than 15 employees, most U.S. companies tend to comply because of the threat of litigation.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
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Language: English
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