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Hiring

I-9 audits & worksite raids spiked in 2018: What’s next and how should you prepare?

01/17/2019
The final stats for 2018, and what to expect in 2019.

How will upcoming expungement of marijuana-related records affect hiring?

01/11/2019
Q. We’ve heard that soon, Californians who have prior marijuana convictions may have their marijuana-related criminal records expunged. How might this affect our hiring processes?

More hiring in 2019, fewer worries about economy

01/08/2019
Nearly 55% of companies plan to hire in the coming year, according to a survey conducted by Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc. That’s compared to just over 46% of companies who reported they would hire in 2018.

High H-2B visa demand crashes Labor Department servers

01/08/2019
The government website employers use to request H-2B visas for foreign workers crashed on New Year’s Day and didn’t come back online for more than a week.

Feel free to change job qualifications; courts won’t second-guess legit, new criteria

01/04/2019
If a previous job-holder applies for the newly constituted job after leaving it, he’s not automatically qualified because he did the job before.

3 keys to recruiting the best

12/21/2018
Many of your employees could be looking for a new job, according to research by Adtaxi, a digital marketing firm. How do you quickly find new talent to replace the folks who leave? Adtaxi recommends the following.

Lots of great candidates? Retain all interview notes

12/20/2018
Protect against a failure-to-promote lawsuit by following a few common-sense rules. Ask every candidate the same questions, noting their responses in writing. When all interviews are done, you can make your decision.

Visas to get new scrutiny from an unexpected agency

12/18/2018
Employers can expect more oversight of their efforts to hire foreign workers, and the crackdown will come from an unexpected source: the U.S. Department of Labor.

Face it: Résumé photos are a deal breaker

12/18/2018
The No. 1 quickest way candidates can turn off a hiring manager is to include a headshot with their résumé, according to a new Netquote survey.

Recruiting gets creative: texts, video, webinars

12/18/2018
More recruiters are going on the offensive with new, more direct methods to lure passive candidates.