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Employer accused of stealing candidates' ideas in job interviews


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Employer accused of stealing candidates' ideas in job interviews

It isn’t uncommon to see an employer requesting some ideas from candidates to pitch to them within job advertisements.

For example, publishers may ask potential employees to come up with three ideas for cover stories, meanwhile a sales firm may ask to hear an applicant’s best sales pitch to help them determine if they are the right person for the job.

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Comments (1)

  • Steve L
    Steve L
    Tue, 21 May 2019 3:29pm BST
    I am aware of this happening for many years in the tech sector...........