Honesty the best policy

by 20 Jul 2009

Businesses recruiting during the downturn need to be careful to avoid exposing themselves to legal claims by employees of mis representation by omission.

“Most employees have been so used to ‘talking up’ their business to potential employees that they do not realise how important it has become to be candid in the midst of the current economic climate,” she said. “My advice to employers who are currently hiring is that they should err on the side of disclosure with candidates.”

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