In Government Legal Service v Brookes  IRLR 780 EAT, the EAT held that an applicant for a solicitors' training scheme who has Asperger's syndrome suffered unlawful disability discrimination when she was required to sit a test in a multiple choice format in the recruitment process.
Psychometric tests used to be long, formal exercises candidates would take some way into the recruitment process. But could testing potential applicants before they even apply mean employers get a better fit, or more of the same? Peter Crush investigates.
How we recruit and manage people in different countries varies more than we might think. But how do these cultural norms affect HR decisions? Rob Smith from Xref explains.
Updated to include information on trends in recruitment and selection.
Three in four recruiters have stated that attracting candidates of sufficient quality is their main concern, according to survey results released today (18 September).
More than a third of new starters have had a poor onboarding experience, while for more than a fifth it has been so bad they have changed their mind about a role, research has found.
Almost half of HR professionals are not aware of the new GCSE grading system, according to a poll by the CIPD.
We address the main issues that occur during the interview process, and offer practical advice on how to get the most out of it.
The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has held that a requirement for a job applicant with Asperger's syndrome to complete an online multiple-choice psychometric test was indirectly discriminatory. The EAT also upheld claims for discrimination arising from disability and failure to make reasonable adjustments.
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HR and legal information and guidance relating to selecting staff.