Human Resources News & Insights

Answers to tricky HR questions: What’s the rule on mandatory physicals for new hires?

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: What are the limitations on having new hires take physical exams as a requirement for employment?

You hired them — now pay them to quit?

You’ve spent the time and effort to recruit a great bunch of new hires. One company says your next step should be paying them to leave.

Unrealistic expectations create turnover

Having trouble with new employee turnover? One problem might be the things candidates are told during the hiring process.

7 reasons new hires hate their first day

You know the drill: Make sure new hires’ workstations are ready, and don’t let them wait in the lobby for hours before anyone knows they’re there. But there are other, more common mistakes a lot of managers make on a new hire’s first day.

Top 5 reasons new hires quit

It’s a common frustration: You bend over backwards to hire a talented candidate, only to see him or her walk out the door after just a few months. There are five common reasons new hires quit – here’s how you and your managers can avoid them.