Let’s set the scene for a recent lawsuit: A male worker exposed himself to a female co-worker and showed her explicit pictures of himself. Then, word spread about the incident in the workplace. Sounds like a slam-dunk sexual harassment lawsuit, right?
Here’s one we haven’t heard before: Employers subjecting applicants to “integrity testing” as part of the candidate screening process.
The EEOC’s latest proposed guidance covers a topic a lot of employers probably think they already know well: national origin discrimination. But the new guidance throws in a few wrinkles about what’s considered discriminatory — and how to stay in compliance — that employers need to know. The proposed guidance released by the EEOC expresses […]
There’s a lot of debate about what companies should say when they’re asked about former employees. Here’s one big rule to keep in mind:
Many HR departments turn to staffing agencies to help their recruiting efforts. But watch out for these red flags when deciding who to work with:
Want to meet a bunch of people who absolutely didn’t get the job?
Good benefits communication is more important than the actual benefits you offer – at least when it comes to employee satisfaction.
Depending on who you believe, either some or most job applicants stretch the truth in their resumes. Here are the most common lies HR managers are told.
Reference checks can be one of the most valuable tools for making an informed hiring decision — but as you know, it’s often tough to learn anything from a contact besides employment dates, titles and salaries. How can you convince reluctant references to open up?
Sure, your hiring practices have all the bases covered from a legal standpoint. But do they do everything possible to bring in the best talent? Chances are, you’ve got a few gaps to fill.
It’s not surprising some job applicants feel the need to embellish their resumes to get a better shot at a job. But the exact number — now 85% — has risen dramatically over the past few years.
Though most candidates give honest interviews, there are always a few who invent or exaggerate achievements, skills, previous jobs, etc. Here’s how you and your managers can tell when someone’s lying.
Ready for an 81% turnover rate in the coming year? Because that’s the percentage of workers who told researchers they’d be looking for a new job in the coming months.
Planning on adding staff some time in the near future? It appears that there’s some new urgency to double- and triple-check those resumes and ask plenty of follow-up questions during the interview process.
Our team of experts fields real-life questions about every-day HR issues. Today’s topic: how to loosen tight-lipped reference contacts.
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: 1. The legality of using pay cuts as discipline and 2. the value of 900 numbers for reference checks.
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