Are you worried about the supposedly inevitable brain drain that’ll follow the retirement of the Baby Boomers? If you’re in these industries, maybe you should be.
Think nobody gives references on ex-employees anymore? Think again. Some managers are brutally honest in their assessment of former colleagues.
It’s often said that employees in different age groups want different things. Does that mean companies should change their compensation packages accordingly?
Reference checks are a key part of the hiring process. But who’s the right person to conduct them?
Every HR pro has a different idea of what constitutes the perfect candidate.
You can never have too many great interview questions in your back pocket.
Desperate applicants are lying more often on their resumes. But they’re not the kind of lies you’re used to.
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?
Study after study confirms that an alarming number of applicants are blatantly lying on their resumes, and a new study reveals many of these folks are likely to get away with it.
Competition for jobs is high, and many candidates will go to great lengths to stand out — including lie to you.
As a one- or two-person shop wearing multiple hats in addition to HR — payroll and workplace safety are probably under your wing as well — protecting your time is a constant challenge. That includes not reinventing the wheel when it comes to the hundreds of forms you work with during a year. The good […]
Periodically, we ask three HR managers how they’d handle a difficult situation at work. Today’s problem: A company thinks it’s found a perfect fit for a key job opening — but then HR checks the candidate’s Facebook page.
Periodically, we ask three managers how they’d handle a difficult situation at work. Today’s problem: A Facebook profile shows a different side of an “ideal” job candidate.
Imagine this situation: A few employees have reported personal items missing from their workspaces — and it all began shortly after a new employee started.
Joe was a real pain, and you practically danced when he left your company. Now, another employer wants to know what you think of Joe.
This recent case highlights the problems caused by untruthful references.
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