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Hiring and Promoting Employees

You work for a large technology firm. Recently the human resources department has provided notice that a vacancy has opened up for the District manager position. The notice lists the education and experience qualifications and the duties of the position. The notice further provides the means for applying for the position and that the position will be filled internally rather than looking for an external candidate. Further, the notice provides the deadline as to when candidates who want to be considered should provide the required information.

When looking to fill positions, whether a promotion or new hire, employers must make sure that they properly list the qualifications and requirements of the job so that the candidate can provide to the employer how they are qualified for the position.

This allows the employer to avoid any issue of possible discrimination or improper actions in the hiring and promoting procedure.

In framing your response, review leading legislation that employers must adhere to when dealing with promotions and hiring:

Identify at least 2 pieces of legislation specifically dealing with discrimination in promotion and hiring
Provide at least one advantage and one disadvantage of each piece of legislation

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When company's implements their hiring strategies, the focuses are on the key job descriptions outlined by human resources to effectively completing job tasks. Additionally, the human resources department is abreast on any current legislative requirements for assuring the job position or promotion is in compliance.

Let's take a look at 2 legislations specifically dealing with discrimination in promotion and hiring by as well as outlining the advantages and disadvantages.

The two legislative are the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Age Discrimination in Employment in 1967 that focused on variety measures, in particular, the employment periodically issues. In which, the employer must be up to date on the current legislative regulations in order for compliance to be adhere towards correctly.

The Civil Rights Act of 1964 these include Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 that prohibits employment discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, or any particular national origin (EEOC.gov 2012). Basically, the legislation entails prevention of any ...

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The review in hiring and promoting process of employees that presents how managers make sufficient choices for the longterm business objective.

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