Every HR pro has come across applicants who try to game the system — to hide something in their past, or cover holes in their resumes. And the Digital Age has given them some new tools to trick prospective employers.
As the Digital Age matures, employers of all sizes continue to wonder: Just how much time are workers wasting wandering on the Web? And what motivates them to do it? Well, now we know.
Periodically, we ask three HR managers how they’d handle a difficult situation at work. Today’s problem: Employees are saying negative things about the company on the Internet.
We’ve been reading a lot lately about how the Internet can create big-time headaches for employers. So it’s kind of refreshing to run across a case where the employee’s the one who ends up embarrassed.
What’s the age of the fastest growing segment of people who register with online job sites? Hint: The Internet is getting grayer.
Our team of experts fields real-life everyday questions from HR managers and gives practical answers that can be applied by any HR pro in the same situation. Today’s question: How do you proceed legally when you suspect an employee is using his work computer to access banned Web sites?
Advertising jobs online has long been considered a fair and equal method of recruiting. But the data on who responds may indicate that there’s hidden bias in online recruiting.
Most companies have policies about employees’ access to the Internet and use of electronic devices. The dirty little secret is that most of those policies don’t work.