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Gregory Williams of Irmo, S.C had applied for a temporary job at Amazon in November 2013 through a staffing firm. The job would have paid him $10.50 an hour with possibility of earing him a permanent position. However, he was rejected for the position on grounds of unfavorable background reports. Williams was quick to file a suit in a federal court against Amazon and the firm this year. He was rejected for serious charges: conviction…

The definition of an ideal hire for an employee is no longer what it used to be earlier. When it comes to filling vacant positions, employers want nothing less than a perfect match in both skills and cultural fit. To cater to this expectations, some staffing firms have begun to add a new stage to the hiring process — a trial phase. The objective is to evaluate the individual on-the-job before inducting them permanently. Does this…