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Acceptable Interviewing Practices

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Federal and New York State laws prohibit employers from asking certain types of questions and from using non-job-related information in the selection process. All questions and case analyses should be job related.

Statement of Nondiscrimination

Columbia Business School is committed to a policy against discrimination based on sex, race, color, religion, age, national origin, marital status, sexual preference/orientation, arrest record, or disability. It is illegal to ask questions that are designed to directly or indirectly elicit information about a candidate’s age, marital status, sexual orientation, race, or ethnicity (including citizenship and national origin), derivation of name, religious affiliation or beliefs, arrest record, or physical disabilities that are not related to the candidate's ability to perform the job.

We recognize the right of employers to take into account bona fide occupational qualifications. Complaints concerning inappropriate questions on the part of recruiters will be investigated. Career Management Center facilities are available only to employers whose practices are consistent with this policy.

Non-job-related questions should not appear on employment applications. A separate form used only for the purpose of affirmative action tracking may request information about a candidate’s age, race, national origin, and disabilities. Completion of this form is always voluntary. Use of this information for other purposes in the recruitment process is unethical. In addition, taking or requesting photographs as part of the application process is an unacceptable practice. We encourage companies to ask the students through their own application processes the questions that enable them to comply with Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) regulations.



 

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We are now accepting requests for 2014-2015 On Campus Interviews and Presentations.

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Career Forum

If you are new to recruiting at Columbia Business School you may want to consider participating in the CMC's Career Forum

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You can participate in a Career Forum in lieu of a standalone corporate presentation if you are interviewing on-campus for full-time or internship positions. It offers firms an opportunity to meet many students in an informal and interactive "career fair-style" setting prior to application deadlines.

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Hiring Internationally?

It’s easier than you might think to hire international students in the United States. The CMC has created a guide to help you through the process.

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2014-15 Recruiters Guide

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