INTERVIEWING

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.

Conducting successful job interviews: A manager's guide

09/22/2016
While managers are typically a major part of the hiring and interview process, they’re often short on experience, confidence or time. Here are some tips to help managers get the most out of the process and possibly avoid litigation down the road.

'Hey, look at me!' The 10 strangest come-ons by creative applicants

09/08/2016
Job candidates realize that a great cover letter and résumé aren’t always enough if you really want the job — you need to do something to stand out from the competition.

Is it legal to require a lie detector test in California?

08/22/2016

Q. I am in the process of interviewing candidates for an administrative position. This person would work very closely with me, and I need to trust him or her completely. Can I bring in a polygraph expert and use lie detector tests during the final interviews?

How to safely let down runner-up interviewees

07/05/2016
Don’t let clumsy messaging cause legal liability in job rejections.

Make employment applications stronger with these 5 add-ons

06/22/2016
No federal law dictates what information must be included on employment applications. However, there are certain statements you may want to include.
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