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US-style references from a British employer

Old May 15th 2014, 8:42 pm
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Originally Posted by jmood View Post
Do you work for the government, or some such highly regulated sector? I wasn't aware of such strict HR policies anywhere.
NYSE quoted corporation, as exposed as any other to the risk of litigation for unfair hiring practices.
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Old May 15th 2014, 9:02 pm
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Default Re: US-style references from a British employer

Originally Posted by jmood View Post
Do you work for the government, or some such highly regulated sector? I wasn't aware of such strict HR policies anywhere.
A lot of places are quite strict, because they don't want to deal with the ball ache of being sued for not hiring someone if they claim it was because of their age/sex/race/orientation etc.
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