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Internet Applicants & Emailed Resumes

Anonymous - Jul 13, 2016
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Our standard practice is to consider job seekers for a position only if they submit an online application through our website.

We recently posted openings with an outside job board. The job board allows candidates to store their resumes and utilize a one-click apply which automatically emails the resume to us. We would like to review these resumes and, if a candidate meets the basic qualifications for the job, invite them to apply online through our website. The person would continue through the selection process only after they have applied.

Do the internet applicant and recordkeeping rules allow for this? Additionally, are we required to retain the resume if the individual does not follow through with an online application?

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