3 Ways to Initiate Conversations about Candidates’ Criminal Backgrounds

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For a job seeker with a criminal background of any kind, being asked by a prospective employer to describe their record may be their worst nightmare come to life. It’s stressful enough to be on an interview, to begin with, without the worst-case scenario happening. But, if you felt strongly that a candidate’s criminal history Read more »

Legalities: Refusing to Hire a Candidate Due to Criminal Record

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Imagine you’ve found a great candidate and are excited about offering them a job. Then, their background check comes back and indicates they have a criminal record. What do you do? Do you hire them despite this information and hope for the best? Is it even legal to refuse to hire a candidate due to Read more »