Yes, credit checks have been shown to be a reliable resource for screening applicants. Yes, you have to be extremely careful about how you access and use the reports.
Our team of experts fields real-life questions about every-day HR issues. Today’s topic: how to loosen tight-lipped reference contacts.
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.
When you’re looking to fill a position, who better to help find the right person than the candidate’s would-be peers? Peer interviews can help – as long as you’re careful. Peer interviews can help with the selection process. Current employees know the job better than anyone, so they may have questions a manager or recruiter […]
“Lose weight or lose your job.” That’s what one woman heard from her male boss. And there was nothing illegal about the order.
Recruiters are no strangers to getting smothered by unsolicited e-mails. Here’s a simple tip to help manage the flood.
The National Association of Colleges and Employers asked 19,000 new graduates what they were looking from their employers. The answers were surprising.
Let’s face it: Predicting a candidate’s success is tough. Even people with great skills might not fit in with a company’s culture. Giving someone a test drive as a temp might make things easier.
It’s a rare business that needs an employment contract for every employee. But it can save you time, money and legal aggravation if you know which employees should be under contract and which shouldn’t.