JOB: [Fwd: RE: TEKsystems]

Thomas S Hatch thatch45 at gmail.com
Wed Sep 14 11:03:09 MDT 2011


On Wed, Sep 14, 2011 at 10:59 AM, Ryan Simpkins <plug at ryansimpkins.com>wrote:

> On Mon, September 12, 2011 22:41, Henry Paul wrote:
> > On 09/12/2011 09:57 PM, Daniel C. wrote:
> >> On Mon, Sep 12, 2011 at 9:06 PM, S. Dale Morrey<sdalemorrey at gmail.com>
> >> wrote:
> >>> It's the LDS church.  Looks like they still haven't filled my old
> position.
> >> I always wonder how they get away with this kind of hiring practice.
> >> I guess if you're a religion you can?
> > I don't really see what the big deal is. Is there a company out there
> > that will let you work for them if you are NOT in good standing with
> > them? Last time I checked, pretty much every company has an employee
> > code of conduct to follow. I fail to see the difference between this
> > requirement and a background check, credit check, or drug test...
>
> IMHO, passing a background check is not quite the same thing. That said, I
> also don't see what the big deal is. If you aren't LDS, and aren't in good
> standing with the LDS religious organization, then your interest in working
> for that church is probably limited. What I don't get is why they need to
> be
> so secret about it in the job listing. Why can't they say "Must be a member
> of
> the LDS church in good standing and meet additional stringent personal
> religious requirements."
>
> Is the goal to somehow protect the recruiter's organization? Anyone know?
>
> -Ryan
>

Yes, this has to do more with Tek Systems, as a recruiter it would be unwise
to revel who their client is, otherwise the people seeking employment would
just sidestep Tek and Tek would not be able to fill the position, and make
money.

-Tom


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