Human Resources News & Insights

Can you legally refuse to hire someone who smokes?

With health-coverage costs going up, especially for high-risk employees, more and more employers are looking at put smokers on the “need not apply” list. Is it legal?

Employees fired for legally prescribed drugs

Many companies give new hires mandatory drug tests — it’s a smart way to maintain a safe workplace. Just watch what types of drugs you’re testing for.

5 most common resume lies

As competition for jobs heats up, more applicants may try to obtain an unfair advantage. Here are the five most common resume lies HR needs to watch for, according to a study by HireRight: