As all HR pros know, most managers don’t get paid overtime. But, as one company recently learned the hard way, not everyone with the title of “manager” is exempt.
Less than two weeks after settling the most expensive race bias case ever, Merrill Lynch is again paying big for a multi-million dollar discrimination settlement.
There are a lot of reasons people get turned down for jobs. According to new research, rejected candidates often believe illegal bias is one of them.
Here’s a Canadian trend HR managers hope won’t cross the American border anytime soon:
Interview etiquette is a two-way street — candidates and interviewers both have to make a good impression.
If you want the best and brightest workers, your company needs to have the goods to attract (and retain) them. These companies do.
As an HR pro, you know people write their resumes to put themselves in the best possible light — nothing wrong with that. However, some applicants don’t know where to draw the line between a little embellishment and outright lies.
More than half of HR pros (51%) said they’d automatically dismiss a candidate if they found a lie on a person’s resume. So it’s likely these applicants are still job hunting.
Americans rank in the middle of the pack compared to the rest of the world when it comes to how many hours we work in a week. So why does it feel like so many Americans are stressed and overworked?
Oh, yes. The survey gods have smiled down upon us once again.
Do you know what sets your company apart from the rest for job seekers? Is it your recent accomplishments? How about your Fitness Fridays or Casual Mondays? Or is it the opportunities you provide for employees to grow throughout your firm and take their careers to the next level?
Here’s how a handful of simple questions can immediately improve your interviewing process.
Beyond ensuring a candidate has the right skills to do the job, hiring managers face the difficult task of gauging how the person fits in with the company’s culture.
If your company is looking to take on or retain employees in any of these positions, get ready to pay more than you expected to.
Afraid your interview process may be a little too easy – or doesn’t dig deep enough? See how you stack up against these companies and their interview questions.
If your company’s on the fence about hiring any of the 2010 crop of college graduates, consider this: They’ll be less expensive than last year’s vintage.
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