Tag: hiring practices

  • Why Yahoo Takes Forever To Hire

    Why Yahoo Takes Forever To Hire

    Yahoo Inc. Chief Executive Marissa Mayer was asked at an all-staff meeting several weeks ago whether her rigorous hiring practices had caused the company to miss out on top engineering talent in Silicon Valley's hyper-competitive job market. Mayer dismissed the complaint that she had refused good candidates... Continue Reading

  • Judge Finds Iowa's Hiring Policies Don't Hurt Blacks

    Judge Finds Iowa's Hiring Policies Don't Hurt Blacks

    By David Pitt and Ryan J. Foley DES MOINES, Iowa -- A judge dismissed a class-action lawsuit Tuesday that claimed Iowa's state government systemically discriminated against black job applicants by allowing subtle racial bias to creep into virtually every hiring and promotion decision. District Judge... Continue Reading

  • Did Religion Knock Astronomer Out of Running for Job?

    Did Religion Knock Astronomer Out of Running for Job?

    C. Martin Gaskell, who is an astronomer by trade, also happens to be an evangelical Christian. In his lawsuit, "Gaskell v. University of Kentucky," Gaskell contends he was denied a job because of his religious beliefs, reports The New York Times. Continue Reading