Article Database - Topic: 'Recruitment' - Keyword: 'Application forms'

 
Photographs with CVs and application forms Publication date: 20.11.2019
Article database » Recruitment » Application forms
An employer has been criticised for asking potential job applicants to submit a photograph along with their CV. What does the law say about this practice and should you consider asking your job applicants to do likewise?
More
Recruiting with personal statements Publication date: 31.05.2016
Article database » Recruitment » CVs
Some employers are now insisting that job applicants submit personal statements for vacancies rather than application forms or CVs. What are these statements and are they a legally safe way to recruit?
More
Q&A - can we ask for age or date of birth? Publication date: 29.02.2016
Article database » Discrimination » Age discrimination
Q&A - can we ask for age or date of birth?..Q. Can we ask for age and/or date of birth on our application forms? A. As a general rule you shouldn’t request this information. That’s because those who are selecting candidates and interviewing shouldn’t be influenced by someone’s age. The only exception is where there’s a minimum age requirement...
More
The “name blind” recruitment drive Publication date: 19.11.2015
Article database » Discrimination » Discrimination
The government says it’s backing name blind recruitment as too many job applicants are rejected on their names alone. So will you soon have to hire from a pool of anonymous candidates?
More
Job applicants: do you know anyone here? Publication date: 02.10.2015
Article database » Recruitment » Recruitment
When a person applies for a job in your business you are perfectly entitled to ask them whether they know or are related to any of your employees. Why is it sensible to ask these two questions?
More
Q&A - Dear Mx...? Publication date: 02.09.2015
Article database » Recruitment » Recruitment
Q&A - Dear Mx...?..Q. We have received a job application in which the individual has indicated that their preferred title is “Mx”. Are we right to assume that this a typographical error and it should really be “Ms”? A. For many decades the accepted main titles which precede an individual’s surname have been Mr, Mrs, Ms and Miss. However,...
More
CVs: 63% contain a major lie Publication date: 01.05.2015
Article database » Discrimination » Age discrimination
Research has revealed that 63% of CVs contain at least one major discrepancy and a third of all inaccuracies relate to employment history. But who is most likely to tell you porky pies?
More
Recruitment: general health enquiries Publication date: 09.05.2014
Article database » Recruitment » Pre-employment questionnaires
Many job applicants believe that employers can’t ask them any health-related questions prior to employment. However, while there are restrictions, the subject isn’t totally off limits. So what can you ask?
More
Fabricated experience, education and qualifications Publication date: 05.11.2013
Article database » Recruitment » CVs
A top lawyer who held numerous posts was recently found to have fabricated his entire education and qualifications. How can you avoid falling victim to liars and cheats during your recruitment process?
More
Safe sift of your shortlist Publication date: 11.03.2013
Article database » Recruitment » Discrimination
When Costa Coffee advertised eight new jobs, it received over 1,700 applications. How can you sift the “undesirables” without risking a discrimination claim?
More

Filter results

Filter your search results by resource type or topic/keyword.

Topics and keywords

        Show all (5350)
Last updated: 25.01.2021
Search
employers-advice.co.​uk

More from Indicator - FL Memo Ltd