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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?
Many employers use some form of testing to help pick the best applicants to hire. But if the results aren’t watched closely enough, those tests can inadvertently lead to discrimination suits.
A Syosset, NY company sued by the EEOC for religious discrimination after employees said they were fired for refusing to participate in religious practices lost its bid to get a $394,991 award struck down and to get a new trial in the case. The EEOC sued United Health Programs of America Inc. (UHP) and its […]
A Colorado automotive group fired a woman who had been part of a lawsuit alleging the company fostered a sexually hostile work environment. And guess what? She filed another EEOC complaint, and the company’s now looking at a $50,000 settlement.