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FPC of Orlando - Code of Ethics

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To service client companies and candidates in a professional and ethical manner
To exercise professional judgment in screening and referring candidates for identified positions with clients
To refuse job listings that violate equal employment laws regarding race, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, color, age, religion, national origin or disability
To comply with all state and federal laws dealing with employment issues
To insist upon thorough job specifications in order to understand and meet the exact needs of the client
To accurately transmit to the client all relevant information obtained from a candidate about his or her background, expertise, motives, objectives and earnings history—but only with prior permission from the candidate
To describe the specifics and requirements of the job to the candidate in accordance with the consultant's best understanding of the opportunity at hand
To be an effective and objective liaison between employer and candidate in assisting each party to evaluate the other's strengths and weaknesses
To thoroughly assess all candidates as to their ability to perform the specific job functions, and to refer only those candidates whose credentials appear to be a reasonable match to the client's job description
To always keep in mind the candidate's career needs. He or she deserves an honest, ethical approach concerning career opportunities, including confidential and discreet handling of credentials and privileged information
To divulge all pertinent information, within legal boundaries, to the employer regarding anything that may affect the candidate's ability to do the job
To be sensitive to the goals and needs of candidates. If unable to help them, to do the best to recommend them to an appropriate source
To avoid making representations or promises that cannot be supported by facts
To help candidates, to the best of our ability, avoid employers with documented histories of unstable financial, unethical, or illegal, employment or business practices
To never withhold information that is detrimental to the candidate
To refer candidates only to bona fide positions that have been discussed with all parties

To avoid actions or advice that might jeopardize a candidate's position with his or her current employer

To advise all candidates to avoid giving notice or leaving their current employment until all stages of the hiring process are complete

To view all FPC offices as partners in the employment process

To act in good faith within the system, and to promote the good name and reputation of Fortune Personnel Consultants throughout the business and professional community

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