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Relations with Applicants:
Applicants shall be referred to employers for interviews only on job openings for which at least verbal authority has been given by the employer. Representations made to applicants about the duties, probable length of the employment, hours and salary of prospective positions shall be in conformance with the best knowledge of the personnel consultant. Precaution shall be taken against referring any applicant to employers who are known to engage in illegal, immoral, or any questionable business practices. Information about an applicant will be used only for the purpose of finding employment for that applicant. Confidential information shall be treated accordingly. No applicant shall be referred to any employer where a strike or lockout exists or is impending (according to the best knowledge of the personnel consultant) without being notified of such condition.
Relations with Employers:
An applicant's employment record, qualifications, and salary requirements shall be stated to the employer as accurately and fully as possible, or as requested. An applicant shall be referred to the employer for interview only with prior authorization of the employer, which may be given verbally. Confidential information relating to the business policy of employer, which is imparted as an aid to the effective handling of their job requirements, shall be treated accordingly. Applicants shall not be solicited for other positions while they are still in the employ of the employer with whom they have been placed by the personnel consulting firm in question, unless the applicant initiates reactivation of his/her application. Direct mail/bulletins and resumes of applicants that are presented to employers shall represent bonafied candidates.
Responsibility to the Community:
Be a contributing part of the community through participation in community activities. Serve as a reliable source of information on matters pertaining to the employment field.
Responsibility to the Applicant:
Strive for the right of all individuals who want the dignity of work to choose their field of endeavor and utilize their abilities and talents for personal fulfillment. Extend professional services to all qualified employed and unemployed candidates regardless of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, income level or physical handicap.
Responsibility to the Employer:
Represent the best interest of the employer by acting as effective extension of the employer's recruitment effort and respect every confidence entrusted by client-companies.
Responsibility to the Nation:
Engage actively in preserving the free enterprise system as essential to the continuation of the nation's growth and strength. Cooperate in local and national efforts to maintain a high level economy through reduction of national levels of unemployment.