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The Employment Life Cycle, Part 2: Posting Jobs & Screening Applicants

From early-stage startups to the Fortune 50, companies who fail to identify and integrate legally sound employment practices risk enormous and avoidable harm. It's not enough to hire a talented employment litigator after a relationship has already gone south—the key to protecting your company is a proactive posture in adherence to jurisdictional standards and demonstrable respect for current, former and prospective employees. In Part 2 of this series, Deena Merlen (Partner, Reavis Page Jump LLP) discusses some traps for the unwary when it comes to avoiding bias in the posting of jobs and screening of applicants.


The Employment Life Cycle (Index):

Part 1:  What Do You Need to Know?

Part 2:  Posting Jobs & Screening Applicants

Part 3:  Interview Best Practices

Part 4:  Don't Overlook Employment Agreements

Part 5:  Sexual Harassment Training Requirements Expanding

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this material, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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