Colorado has joined a growing list of states that have passed what are known as “Clean Slate” laws, lending momentum to a trend that is likely to see additional states follow suit — perhaps in the near future. Gov. Jared Polis signed Colorado’s Clean Slate Act into law at the end of May. According to […]
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A female firefighter filed sexual harassment and sex discrimination claims. She alleged that she was subjected to severe mistreatment at work. Jami Boss was a firefighter and paramedic for the Dubuque Fire Department. Boss alleged that male co-workers told her the city hired her just because she’s “a girl.” They also allegedly said women are […]
A Florida federal court refused to dismiss an Equal Pay Act claim. The EEOC filed the claim on behalf of a female professor. In 2018, the woman “inadvertently received an email circulated by [the department chair], disclosing the annual salaries of several faculty members.” The email revealed that the woman made $28,000 less than a […]
“Good morning. Please. Thank you.” They’re all common courtesies that should be used with customers by service workers – people like store clerks, customer service representatives, waiters, etc.
In this tight job market, you might want to go beyond the typical “Can you tell me a little about yourself?” and “What are your greatest professional strengths?” type of questions when interviewing someone. So why not try a new approach to interviewing that may help you make the best possible hires? Say a candidate […]
A recent lawsuit proves once again that one offhand comment by a manager can be enough to result in a costly legal battle. Alena Fassbender was a medication aide at Correct Care Solutions, a company that provides healthcare for prison inmates. Shortly after Fassbender revealed she was pregnant, she was fired.
We’re not recommending that you use any of these in reviews you give. But you’re going to have a hard time resisting the temptation.
Generation Y is coming to interview. And they’re bringing their parents.
Here’s more evidence companies must train hiring managers to be careful about what they say during interviews.
A pending lawsuit shows the dangers of background check mistakes.
Interviews are tricky — a candidate’s success or failure often depends on highly subjective criteria. But here’s an example of how too much subjectivity can wind up hitting a company with a bias lawsuit:
A growing interview trend: giving candidates real work to prove they’re right for the job. Will it help companies find the best talent?
To avoid missing the opportunity to load up on top talent, many companies are turning to new and interesting hiring practices.
This employer’s taken the concept of online background checks to a new level.
Here’s a recent case that shows the importance of interview documentation.
When candidates find out they didn’t get the job, some want to know why. Should you answer, or just keep quiet?