The Recruitment Process - Interview Do's and Don'ts

Posted in : Apr on 19 April 2013
Linda Hynes
Lewis Silkin
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This article focuses on the recruitment process, specifically interview do's and don'ts.

Before you even decide whether to hire someone there is the potential for a discrimination claim to be brought against an employer in respect of the recruitment process used. Even Richard Branson can’t escape potential claims from unsuccessful applicants.

In the UK, Mr. Kpakio is taking Virgin Airlines to an employment tribunal claiming the company racially discriminated against him because of his African name. Mr. Kpakio, who was born in Africa and has lived in Britain for over 10 years, applied for a position in a call centre with the company and was unsuccessful at the first stage of the recruitment

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Linda Hynes
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