Recruitment – the most hazardous stage of the employment relationship

Posted on May 1st, by editor in Caring Times. No Comments

Recruitment involves greater risks for employers than any other stage of the employment relationship. In this article on the subject RAYNER JONES and PETER GROSE of Lester Aldridge LLP provide some practical pointers on the steps an employer can take to limit the risk of claims arising from the recruitment process.

Why is the Recruitment process so hazardous? A failed applicant might as well bring a claim – there is no employment relationship to continue, they have no loyalty to the business or other employees, and there is no reference to worry about.

People dislike rejection. They will look for someone else to blame. You are the obvious target. Here’s a scam we have come across on several occasions recently, which illustrates how easy it is to get caught out and why it is so important to get the recruitment process right.

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