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Recruiting: Arkansas

Recruiting requirements for other states

Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.

Authors: E. B. Chiles IV, Cameron C. McCree and Amber Davis-Tanner, Quattlebaum, Grooms, Tull & Burrow PLLC


  • Employers have numerous recruiting tools available to them. In deciding what methods to use, the employer should be mindful of Arkansas"s anti-discrimination and anti-retaliation laws. See Arkansas Civil Rights Act.
  • Arkansas private employer may offer a hiring preference to veterans without running afoul of equal employment laws. See Veterans Preference.
  • Employers should also be mindful of laws considering underage workers and smoking when recruiting job applicants. See Underage Workers.