INTERVIEWING

Listen close to interviewees' grammar

03/12/2017
Mark Murphy has advised on the hiring processes at hundreds of companies—and in doing so, has slowly revealed commonalities among job candidates when they speak during interviews.

State legislature may kill Philly's pay ordinance

03/03/2017
Legislative action in Harrisburg could moot the new law banning employers from asking potential hires about their salary histories.

Take--and retain--detailed notes during interviews

02/27/2017
Make absolutely certain that you retain copies of all interview questions and notes. You may need them to prove how you made hiring decisions.

One interview question that reveals true character

02/23/2017
In a recent Ted Talk, Wharton professor Adam Grant said one question asked during job interviews can help you identify the real givers.

Torn between two applicants? Here's how to pick a winner

02/23/2017
Hiring is rarely easy, and it’s particularly difficult when you have narrowed the choice to two strong candidates. How do you make the decision between two apparently equal applicants?

Is it time to stop asking about salary history?

02/16/2017
The movement in state and local governments to ban questions about past pay is quickly gaining steam.

Ensure application process is absolutely clear

02/07/2017
Make it crystal clear how candidates should apply for jobs.

Is there a problem with requiring applicants to meet height and weight standards?

01/30/2017
Q. May we impose height and weight requirements on job applicants?

OK to demand photos with applications?

01/30/2017
Q. Can we require job applicants to submit photographs with their résumés and applications?

Candid candidates: The 10 weirdest interview mistakes

01/30/2017
CareerBuilder.com has released its annual list of job interview quirks and missteps committed by candidates in the preceding year.

Los Angeles enacts tough new 'ban the box' law

01/30/2017
On Dec. 9, the city of Los Angeles enacted the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring (LAFCIH), a “ban the box” law that took effect Jan. 22, 2017.

With new law, Philadelphia jumps on pay equity bandwagon

01/03/2017
The bill that prohibits employers from asking about a prospective employee’s wage and fringe benefits history is expected to become law, effective sometime in mid-2017.

Review applications for GINA violations

11/17/2016
If you haven’t recently reviewed your job applications and other employment-related forms, you may be risking a lawsuit.

Ensure everyone knows about 'informal' promotions process

10/12/2016
Sometimes, employers rely on informal processes to fill open positions. That can be dangerous unless you make sure all employees know about the process.

Smoking, long walks really make a résumé stand out

09/27/2016
Fully 77% of HR managers have spotted an embellishment or outright lie on an applicant’s résumé, according to an annual CareerBuilder survey.
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