The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission recently issued enforcement guidance on arrest and conviction records in employment decisions. Employers need to revise their use of criminal background checks in light of this guidance. Having a criminal record is not a protected...
Take job descriptions, take matched skills and abilities, take high scores for aptitude, fit or technology testing — take all the indicators that point toward success for a temporary employee and set them aside. If you're serious about your contingents' performance,...
If at first you don't succeed, try and try again. That is what the New York City Council has done since 2009. And after four years, the result is a controversial sick leave law, the Earned Sick Time Act, which grants many employees in New York City up to 40 hours of paid...
A new study from CareerBuilder shows that hiring the wrong person can have serious implications for companies. More than half of employers in each of the ten largest world economies said that a bad hire (someone who turned...
The U.S. has added 913,200 temporary workers since the end of the recession in June 2009 — about 19 percent of all new jobs. Their number rose to 2.66 million in April, about 11,300 shy of the April 2000 record, according to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics figures...
So you've started to ask questions of candidates' references by email or you are using a digital tool such as Checkster to gather online reference feedback and consolidate it into a report. But have you asked yourself what are the legal implications of doing this?
There are a number of emerging trends in hiring right now that center around the currency of the new millennium: data. The impact of our ability to collect, organize, and interpret data is rapidly changing all areas of the economy. Should...
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