Adam Karpiak recruits for a living. He’s also an influencer in the HR world. He recently asked recruiters on LinkedIn if they’ve ever received racist requests from clients–both overtly and covertly. They responded, and it’s not a pretty picture. Karpiak shared examples on Twitter.
On LinkedIn I posted about recruiters encountering racism from clients/hiring managers, either overtly or thru microagressions. Here is a thread of some responses and examples, some of which were DMs…— Adam Karpiak (@Adam_Karpiak) June 10, 2020
For example, it’s illegal to discriminate on the basis of national origin, regardless of race. Even native English speakers have different accents based on where they grew up. But some companies try to do it anyway.
To keep reading, click here: What to Do If Your Managers Are Asking Recruiters to Discriminate