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Blocking Candidates

Anonymous - Mar 29, 2017
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I am wondering about the legality of blocking candidates on Wisconsin Diversity. I know there is a feature in which we can select that a potential applicant is “blocked” so that they do not see the postings for our company without going directly to our company website. Is this legal?

We are thinking of using this only when an individual has been proven to be someone we would not hire based on our company culture. For example, we had a candidate who has applied several times and has since lied and adjusted the uploaded resume to fit what we have mentioned we are looking for. Our company’s “compass” does not allow for this kind of dishonest behavior and we would not consider this candidate in the future.

Please advise whether or not blocking a candidate is legally sound.

Thanks!

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