If a U.S. candidate does not meet one of the job duties or job requirements, can company legally reject such candidate?
For example, a candidate has experience in many of the listed areas but lacks one or two Is it a sufficient reason to reject a candidate for failing to meet minimum job requirements?
It doesn't matter.
You can be denied employment for any reason or for no reason, just so long as it is not an impermissible reason, such as race, religion, sex, disability, nationality, or age (40+).
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As stated, unless you have a contract (or it is an act of discrimination), the employer does not need a reason - it doesn't even matter if you are MORE qualified than the person selected over you.
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