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6 Outrageous Hiring Practices

Hamsa Ramesha | MonsterCollege

April 23, 2010


From the downright crazy, to the just plain fun, hiring practices sure are getting interesting. Some companies turned to virtual reality to recruit new employees, while others weeded out weaklings by raising the stakes – literally.

But do some of these new hiring methods cross the line? Are HR departments taking advantage of a sour economy and desperate job seekers? It’s important to recognize unqualified applicants quickly. But sometimes, in an effort to streamline the process, they take the humanity out of human resources.

How much is too much?

Take a look at these real examples of outrageous hiring practices (both good and bad).




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    Kayla_gehringer

    almost 5 years ago

    8 comments

    Ah, so THAT'S why certain retail companies have such a long application. Understandable, yes, but very discriminatory towards people looking to get into the workplace.

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    joshi

    about 6 years ago

    2 comments

    not all indian bosses r like that.. I had couple but on the other hand i had 4 good bosses as welll..

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    Frank_Ball

    over 6 years ago

    19742 comments

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    Solnia

    almost 7 years ago

    10 comments

    I agree the hoops are becoming a drag. Way too many for jobs that will give you training anyway.

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    creoleb_27young

    almost 7 years ago

    2 comments

    It's really hard out there to get a position as a Medical Assistant. It seems like this position is only require for latinos community than for the blacks why?