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Targeted Recruitment Systems

Many organizations adopt a targeted recruitment strategy. For example, some organizations have targeted workers 50 years of age and older in their recruitment efforts, which includes advertising specifically in media outlets frequented by older individuals. Other organizations tailor recruitment messages for women, minorities, or those with specific desired skills. Do you think targeted recruiment systems are fair? Why or why not?

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Targeted recruitment systems are fair. They are focused on segments from which the prospective employer is seeking employees. From the deontological ethical perspective, it is the duty of the employer to search for and employ persons that are most suitable for the positions that are vacant. For instance, if the position is such that the person will interact mainly with older persons, it is productive for the employer to fill the position with an older person. Similarly, if a position is such that the employee will be interacting mainly with colored people, it is logical that the position be filled with a ...

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