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The Ethics of a Candidate Experience

This is condensed from an earlier post “The Candidate Experience – Part 2: People Interacting with People” from May 30, 2012. It was edited to tie in with the series on business ethics because in justifying our relationships with job seekers it becomes a matter of just doing the right thing when it is not required. A quote from former Supreme Court Justice Potter Stewart, “Ethics is knowing the difference between what you have a… Read More »The Ethics of a Candidate Experience

The Ethics of Trust

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This was originally posted on April 2, 2013 titled “Creating an Environment of Trust” and has been edited for inclusion in the series on business ethics. Trust and ethics are not the same, but are linked together as to be inseparable. Science fiction writer Robert Heinlein said “I don’t trust a man who talks about ethics when he is picking my pocket. But if he is acting in his own self-interest and says so, I… Read More »The Ethics of Trust

The Ethics of Diversity and Occlusion

This was originally published on March 20, 2013 as “Diversity and Occlusion” as a continuing dialog on diversity as an ethical position for company management. Being more of a legal than a moral issue in most instances, there is a search for new grounds to measure these ethics. According to Ayn Rand, “Every aspect of Western culture needs a new code of ethics – a rational ethics – as a precondition of rebirth.” No, that… Read More »The Ethics of Diversity and Occlusion

Standards of Ethics and Hidden Agenda

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This was originally posted on June 18, 2013 as “Always Look For These Ten Hidden Agenda Items” and has been selected and edited as an example of ethical foundations for moral decisions. A quote from Socrates: “A system of morality which is based on relative emotional values is a mere illusion, a thoroughly vulgar conception which has nothing sound in it and nothing true.” In any aspect of human resources we are expected to be… Read More »Standards of Ethics and Hidden Agenda

Diversity as an Ethical Imperative

Originally posted on June 6, 2013 as “Creating and Maintaining a Culture of Diversity” and was selected and edited for this series because it touches on so many of the factors that people use as a basis for morality and ethical behavior. A quote from Theodore Roosevelt: “Wide differences of opinion in matters of religious, political, and social belief must exist if conscience and intellect alike are not to be stunted, if there is to… Read More »Diversity as an Ethical Imperative


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