Code of Ethics and good conduct

At Directions, each member pledges their support of, and adherence to, the principles and practices set forth below. Directions members acknowledge that such compliance is in the best interests of the staffing services industry, its clients, and its employees.

We will observe the highest principles of professionalism, integrity, and fair practice in dealing with clients, candidates, and employees; and will respect the confidentiality of records in accordance with law and good business practices.

We treat all applicants and employees with dignity and respect and provide equal employment opportunities based on bona fide job qualifications, regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, or any basis prohibited by applicable law.

We will provide leadership in the adherence to both the spirit and letter of all applicable human rights, employment laws, and regulations. We will treat all candidates and employees without prejudice and will not accept an order from any client that is discriminatory in any way.

We will supply candidates and employees with complete and accurate information as provided by the client regarding terms of employment, job descriptions, and workplace conditions.

We will take all reasonable steps to provide clients with accurate information on each candidate's employment qualifications and experience; and will only present those candidates who have authorized us to represent their employment application.

We will not recruit, encourage, or entice a candidate whom we have previously placed to leave our client's employ, nor will we encourage or coerce an individual to leave any temporary assignment before the stated completion date.

We will derive income only from clients and make no direct or indirect charges to candidates or employees unless specified by a license.

We will maintain the highest standards of integrity in all forms of advertising, communications, and solicitations; and will conduct our business in a manner designed to enhance the operation, image, and reputation of the employment, recruitment, and staffing services industry.

We will not restrict the right of a candidate or employee to accept employment of their choice.

We will recognize and respect the rights and privileges of competitors in the proper fashion of individual initiative and free enterprise and will refrain from engaging in acts of unfair competition.

We will ensure that our clients, candidates, and employees are aware of our duty to abide by this Code of Conduct, Ethics & Standards and such supporting policies and guidelines as may from time to time be adopted by our company; and will undertake to bring any potential infringements before the appropriate body.