Omission on Application

TitleOmission on Application
Publication TypeCase Study
Year of Publication2009
AuthorsFunke, RD, Dillard, B, Potthast, A, Boxall, SF, Carr, E, Carr, S, Diaz-Sprague, R, Elliott, D, Funke, MB, Price, C
PublisherAssociation for Practical and Professional Ethics
Publication Languageeng
AbstractA doctoral student in psychology is having an extremely hard time finding work in his field. Based on a number of jobs he has applied for, he feels that companies may feel he is "overqualified" for the positions. In an application for a job in his field, he replaces a previous job title as "counselor" instead of "psychologist" and does not mention his years of doctoral work. At the end of the application, he is worried about signing a disclaimer that reads, "The information provided on this employment application is true, correct and complete."
NotesCase Study from the 2009 National Ethics Bowl. Association for Practical and Professional Ethics, 2009 http://www.indiana.edu/~appe/ethicsbowl.html
URLhttp://ethics.iit.edu/EEL/Omission%20on%20Application.pdf
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