Select Website 

Recruitment Directory's Blog - Australia's #1 Recruitment Technology Blog!

Back to Menu Back to Menu

Please select your gender

Posted By: Thomas Shaw, 5:37pm Monday 13 April 2009    Print Article

Last week, a mid-size Australian company updated the job application form with an extra gender selection.

The company specialises in Accounting, Insolvency and Financial Planning.

It got me thinking... Do we really need to know what the gender of the candidate when they apply for a job?

Certainly for some roles it may be necessary and the employer should clarify the job advertisement with an exemption notice from the relevant authority.

But it dose open the possibility of discrimination towards the job seeker.




Article URL: http://www.recruitmentdirectory.com.au/Blog/please-select-your-gender-a158.html

Article Tags: application form online recruitment gender application questions transgender

Comments Hide Comments (0)

Feel free to join in on the conversation. All comments are moderated before publishing. Comments posted by subscribers don't necessarily reflect the views of Recruitment Directory.

Your Name: * Required
Your Email Address: * Required
Website URL:
Comments: * Required
Refresh
Enter the code you see in the image above (case sensitive). Click on the image to refresh it.
 


Back to Menu Back to Menu



Random Blog Articles

Creating an iphone enabled job site
Published: 1:00am Monday 17 August 2009

Importing Contact Lists from Social Networking sites
Published: 12:00am Wednesday 14 October 2009

Sell your friends emails to MyCareer
Published: 11:04am Thursday 29 January 2009

Upcoming Webinar - Using Facebook for Recruitment
Published: 12:14pm Thursday 21 May 2009

Problems with Mobile Recruiting
Published: 11:30pm Sunday 02 August 2009