In HR, the discrimination can happen in various processes such as:
The different types of Discrimination are:
This refers to making distinction on the basis of age, sex, disability, race, religion or sexual orientation.
Example: A candidate being rejected on the basis of his age.
This refers to distinction through a rule or policy which indirectly supports a person of specific age, sex, disability, race, religion or sexual orientation.
Example: A woman being selected on the ground of maintaining the gender ratio in a company.
This refers to direct discrimination on the ground that the person is perceived to be of a specific age, sex, disability, race, religion or sexual orientation irrespective of him/her actually being of that particular age, sex, disability, race, religion or sexual orientation.
Example: A candidate being selected for being perceived of having a strong political influence.
This refers to discrimination against a person on direct ground due to his/her association with another person of a specific age, sex, disability, race, religion or sexual orientation.
Example: A candidate being selected because he is a relative of a person from the management.
Such discrimination may occur during the various recruitment, hiring and training stages conducted by an organisation.
Myself Manish Pipalwa, an HR Professional with with more than 9+ years of Experience in Recruitment & Sourcing.
Currently employed with Eaton Corporation as Talent Acquisition Consultant- Supporting Hiring for 2 Major Business Units Relating to Finance & Supply Chain Domin.
Prior to Eaton, was associated with Mphasis as Assistant Manager- Talent Acquisition.
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