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Recruitment (hiring) is a core function of human resource management. Recruitment refers to the overall process of attracting, selecting and appointing suitable candidates for jobs (either permanent or temporary) within an organization. Recruitment can also refer to processes involved in choosing individuals for unpaid positions, such as voluntary roles or unpaid trainee roles. Managers, human resource generalists and recruitment specialists may be tasked with carrying out recruitment, but in some cases public-sector employment agencies, commercial recruitment agencies, or specialist search consultancies are used to undertake parts of the process. Internet-based technologies to support all aspects of recruitment have become widespread.

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    Misleading and deceptive conduct in recruitment - points of law

    In cases where it has been shown that loss has occurred due to misleading and deceptive conduct in recruitement [henceforth MDC], damages are awarded to restore as best as possible the state of affairs had one not been recruited, and this usually boils down to a difference in income between the...