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My answer is (E). It took me 57 seconds.

(A) Not a well constructed sentence: modern hiring managers none should be considered best practices in the modern workplace. ("emphasizing that since most hiring practices had failed to account for rapid changes in technology and employee temperament" should be safely eliminated without breaking major sentence structure.)

(B) Not a well constructed sentence: modern hiring managers and none should be considered best practices in the modern workplace.

(C) Incomplete subordinate clause: since most hiring practices

(D) Comma splice.

(E) Faultless.
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POE:
A: Fragment – no working verb for subject “modern hiring managers”
B: same as A
C: Fragment – no working verb for subject “most hiring practices”
D: Comma splice: Two independent clauses – “modern hiring…” AND “none should be…” are connected using COMMA
E: Correct
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(E) is correct IMO


A) No main verb
Present participle wrongly placed

B) No main verb
Present participle wrongly placed

C) No main verb

D) In Reported speech present tense is not appropriate to present a n event
Two ICs connected with a comma

E) Correct
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In a review of hiring practices that date back to the 1950s, modern hiring managers, emphasizing that since most hiring practices had failed to account for rapid changes in technology and employee temperament, none should be considered best practices in the modern workplace.

A) managers, emphasizing that since most hiring practices had failed to account for rapid changes in technology and employee temperament, -> We don't have a verb. Incorrect.

B) managers, emphasizing that most hiring practices failed in accounting for rapid changes in technology and employee temperament, and -> We don't have a verb. Incorrect.

C) managers emphasized that since most hiring practices, having failed to account for rapid changes in technology and employee temperament, -> Now, we have a main verb, but we have a missing working verb, "since most hiring practices....". Incorrect.

D) managers emphasized that most hiring practices fail to account for rapid changes in technology and employee temperament, -> We have two ICs tied together with a comma. Incorrect.

E) managers emphasized that since most hiring practices had failed to account for rapid changes in technology and employee temperament, -> This is better.

So, I think E. :)
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In a review of hiring practices that date back to the 1950s, modern hiring managers, emphasizing that since most hiring practices had failed to account for rapid changes in technology and employee temperament, none should be considered best practices in the modern workplace.



A) managers, emphasizing that since most hiring practices had failed to account for rapid changes in technology and employee temperament,
comma after managers is not required therefore out and emphasized is the right usage

B) managers, emphasizing that most hiring practices failed in accounting for rapid changes in technology and employee temperament, and
Similar reasoning as A

C) managers emphasized that since most hiring practices, having failed to account for rapid changes in technology and employee temperament,
having isn't the right usage therefore out

D) managers emphasized that most hiring practices fail to account for rapid changes in technology and employee temperament,
since better emphazises the meaning therefore out

E) managers emphasized that since most hiring practices had failed to account for rapid changes in technology and employee temperament,
The meaning is perfect along with grammar therefore in

Therefore IMO E
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In a review of hiring practices that date back to the 1950s, modern hiring managers, emphasizing that since most hiring practices had failed to account for rapid changes in technology and employee temperament, none should be considered best practices in the modern workplace.


A) managers, emphasizing that since most hiring practices had failed to account for rapid changes in technology and employee temperament, - use of verb-ing is wrong . Verb is missing

B) managers, emphasizing that most hiring practices failed in accounting for rapid changes in technology and employee temperament, and - use of verb-ing is wrong . Verb is missing

C) managers emphasized that since most hiring practices, having failed to account for rapid changes in technology and employee temperament, - No verb after that since.

D) managers emphasized that most hiring practices fail to account for rapid changes in technology and employee temperament, - use of since is required for cause and eefect

E) managers emphasized that since most hiring practices had failed to account for rapid changes in technology and employee temperament, - Correct
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Correct Option : E

Sentence exam on :
1. Modifier
2. Tense
3. Cause and Effect - usage of since.

Sentence meaning : Hiring process of managers by old practice had failed in modern workplace, due to reason of rapid changes technology and employee temperament.

Sentence structure <modifier><modern hiring managers>(verb)[that]since X, Y

Original sentence:
In a review of hiring practices that date back to the 1950s, modern hiring managers, emphasizing that since most hiring practices had failed to account for rapid changes in technology and employee temperament, none should be considered best practices in the modern workplace.

A) managers, emphasizing that since most hiring practices had failed to account for rapid changes in technology and employee temperament,
Flaw :
1. (Comman) after managers modify emphasizing (verb-ing), actually it's the old hiring procress, which emphasize , and As the sentence speaks more about past action,
we need Past tense verb (emphasized), not the present participle (verb-ing)(emphasizing)


B) managers, emphasizing that most hiring practices failed in accounting for rapid changes in technology and employee temperament, and
Flaw :
1. (Comman) after managers modify emphasizing (verb-ing), actually it's the old hiring procress, which emphasize, and wrong used of verb (emphasizing)
2. Tense error: action of hiring process is completed, we need "had"
3. Usage of "AND" ??, means additional information, which demeans the purpose of cause and effect


C) managers emphasized that since most hiring practices, having failed to account for rapid changes in technology and employee temperament,
Improvement:
1. Modifier corrected.
2. Usage of "since"
3. Avoid of (,AND)
The only Flaw is:
1. Tense error : Having failed

D) managers emphasized that most hiring practices fail to account for rapid changes in technology and employee temperament,
Improvement:
1. Modifier corrected.
2. Avoid of (,AND)
Flaw are:
1. Tense error : Having failed
2. No usage of "Since" after that


E) managers emphasized that since most hiring practices had failed to account for rapid changes in technology and employee temperament,
Improvement :
1. Modifier corrected
2. Tense corrected
3. Since usage after that
4. (,And) removal
5. Intended meaning intact

Correct sentence
In a review of hiring practices that date back to the 1950s, managers emphasized that since most hiring practices had failed to account for rapid changes in technology and employee temperament,none should be considered best practices in the modern workplace.

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In a review of hiring practices that date back to the 1950s, modern hiring managers, emphasizing that since most hiring practices had failed to account for rapid changes in technology and employee temperament, none should be considered best practices in the modern workplace.


A) managers, emphasizing that since most hiring practices had failed to account for rapid changes in technology and employee temperament, Incorrect

...............modern hiring managers none should be...............- which is subject modern hiring managers or none

B) managers, emphasizing that most hiring practices failed in accounting for rapid changes in technology and employee temperament, and Incorrect

....modern hiring managers and none should be ........ - changes intended meaning

C) managers emphasized that since most hiring practices, having failed to account for rapid changes in technology and employee temperament, Incorrect

...........since most hiring practices what?

D) managers emphasized that most hiring practices fail to account for rapid changes in technology and employee temperament, Incorrect

missing since

E) managers emphasized that since most hiring practices had failed to account for rapid changes in technology and employee temperament, Correct
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A game of modifiers I would say.

Notable differences in options
1. Emphasizing vs emphasized
2. that most vs that since
3. had failed vs having failed vs fail to

For #1 --> Emphasizing is the -ing participle, so the sentence after removing the clause between commas should have a verb --> Eliminate A, B
For #2 --> Since is a connector here I believe. So sentences without since are kind of run-on sentences --> Eliminate D
For #3 --> Again having is a participle, so same thing as A --> Eliminte C

Answer is E


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In a review of hiring practices that date back to the 1950s, modern hiring managers, emphasizing that since most hiring practices had failed to account for rapid changes in technology and employee temperament, none should be considered best practices in the modern workplace.
A) managers, emphasizing that since most hiring practices had failed to account for rapid changes in technology and employee temperament,
B) managers, emphasizing that most hiring practices failed in accounting for rapid changes in technology and employee temperament, and
C) managers emphasized that since most hiring practices, having failed to account for rapid changes in technology and employee temperament,
D) managers emphasized that most hiring practices fail to account for rapid changes in technology and employee temperament,
E) managers emphasized that since most hiring practices had failed to account for rapid changes in technology and employee temperament,
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