1. As discussed in class this semester, employment laws are loosening, and more employers are open to hiring people with a criminal past. Do you believe this is a good strategy? Yes or No and Why? 2. What criteria do you feel would be appropriate to for the candidate with a criminal past to meet? What criteria would automatically disqualify a candidate from being hired? Explain why you selected the criteria you selected. 3. Do you feel hiring an applicant with a criminal past is a risk to an organization? Yes or No and Why? What are a couple of the possible risks? 4. If you hired an applicant with a criminal past, do you feel the employee would be more dedicated and loyal to the company? Yes or No and Why?