Adam Karpiak recruits for a living. He’s also an influencer in the HR world. He recently asked recruiters on LinkedIn if they’ve ever received racist requests from clients–both overtly and covertly. They responded, and it’s not a pretty picture. Karpiak shared examples on Twitter.
On LinkedIn I posted about recruiters encountering racism from clients/hiring managers, either overtly or thru microagressions. Here is a thread of some responses and examples, some of which were DMs…
— Adam Karpiak (@Adam_Karpiak) June 10, 2020
For example, it’s illegal to discriminate on the basis of national origin, regardless of race. Even native English speakers have different accents