Human resources management has dual constituencies and responsibilities within organizations. It must safeguard the rights of employees and protect them from unlawful practices (especially discrimination
of discrimination in hiring is present. With the shift to online applications, thousands of resumes for a single position may flood in, making this tracking difficult or impossible.
The final rule defines
Executives rate rising healthcare costs as their No. 1 concern; age discrimination continues to be a serious problem in corporate America; CEO confidence lower in Q4.
Despite a steadily improving employment market, a recent survey conducted by executive job search and recruiting network ExecuNet revealed that age discrimination continues to be a serious problem
is quality candidates, the downside is that an invalid test may subject the company to potential liability if an applicant who is not selected decides to sue for discrimination. And the use of an unvalidated
are aimed at encouraging these workers to find new and better jobs.
One proposal for revising the employment promotion law, bans age discrimination against job applicants in an effort to help nonregular
Opponents argue that the rule relies on an error-prone Social Security Administration database, would likely result in legal workers being fired, and could result in discrimination against those who look
they believed mobile devices primarily enhance their work/life balance rather than impede it.
Age Discrimination a Barrier
The gray ceiling remains a significant obstacle in the career paths of corporate
, and in stories in SI Review and Contingent Workforce Strategies, job boards for seniors say they get rather tepid business from staffing agencies. There are success stories, but age discrimination is still