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Federal regulators put a greater focus in recent years on how companies were using personality tests to screen job applicants, as hiring processes increasingly incorporated online tools. Now, two major companies have scuttled such practices under a U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission probe into whether the tests were discriminatory.

Erin Mulvaney

Erin Mulvaney covers labor and employment issues from the Swamp to Silicon Valley. She's a Texas native based in Washington, D.C. Contact her at emulvaney@alm.com. On Twitter: @erinmulvaney

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