The Problem with Fit”: Legal Risks and Best Practices

The National Association of Legal Search Consultants Newsletter

Partner Mark Konkel authored the article, The Problem with Fit”: Legal Risks and Best Practices,” published in the National Association of Legal Search Consultants newsletter. The article discusses the legal risks in citing fit” as a reason for rejecting a job candidate. Mark explains, fit” is a vague term and plaintiffs can leverage that ambiguity by alleging that fit” is actually signifying a form of employment discrimination like race or gender in a court complaint. Recruiters and employers potentially create a risk of an employment discrimination lawsuit when they use it.

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