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‘Another victim group?’ Obama urging companies to adjust applicant screening


Tomorrow, President Obama will announce that 300 companies have agreed to a plan that the White House claims will boost hiring of the long-term unemployed, which is a problem Democrats have promised America was going to be alleviated by any number of previous jobs initiatives.


CNN’s Jake Tapper:

“Because they’ve been unemployed … so long, folks are looking at that gap in the resume and they’re weeding them out before these folks even get a chance for an interview,” said Obama.
[…] “Do not screen people out of the hiring process just because they’ve been out of work for a long time,” said the President.

So it is written. So it shall be done!

Does actually being qualified for the job count for anything?


Well yeah, there’s that.


“Hope & Change” rolls merrily along. Towards a cliff. With no brakes.

Here’s an important point:


Read more: http://twitchy.com/2014/01/30/creating-another-victim-group-obama-urging-companies-to-adjust-applicant-screening/

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