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Bill would expand number of H-1B visas

02/01/2018

Legislation introduced in the Senate Jan. 25 would increase the number of H-1B visas issued annually to 85,000, plus allow as many as 110,000 more visas if there is employer demand.

Watch out for the hidden peril of constantly seeking new applicants

01/26/2018

Some employers like to keep résumés and applications on hand just in case they need to fill a position on short notice. But running frequent ads to generate up-to-date résumés can backfire if you end up terminating someone, even for good cause. He might try to argue that your ad proves you were planning to fire him even before the supposed triggering event occurred.

Make tracking application easy as tracking a package

01/25/2018

Johnson & Johnson created an app, J&J Shine, to put information into candidates’ hands in real time.

Revving up referrals: 5 easy ways to use your network to discover top talent

01/25/2018

One of the best recruitment techniques continues to be one of the oldest—a word-of-mouth referral system. Scott Wintrip says employers should remember these five truths about referrals.

Celebrity CEOs: What they ask in interviews

01/25/2018
According to a recent Business Insider report, here are the go-to questions of 12 top leaders.

Administration’s immigration wish list could affect employers

01/23/2018

The Trump administration has released a new report on the rulemaking efforts U.S. administrative agencies intend to pursue in the near- and long-term. The Unified Agenda of Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions contains items that, if enacted, could affect employers’ immigration programs.

New California law penalizes cooperating with ICE

01/23/2018

California law AB-450, which went into effect Jan. 1, makes it unlawful for employers to consent to give access to “any nonpublic area of a place of labor” to an immigration enforcement agent without a search warrant signed by a judge, or to give access to employee records without a subpoena or a search warrant.

Beware promises made during hiring process

01/23/2018

What managers say during the hiring process can spell trouble later if anything they say sounds like a promise that induces a candidate to accept a job offer and the employer fails to follow through.

Top 8 recruiting & hiring trends for 2018

01/22/2018

With unemployment at a 16-year low and job hopping at an all-time high of 28% annually, every employer is in a battle to attract, engage and retain top talent in 2018. According to a new ADP report, here are the key topics HR must pay attention to this year.

A background check, an interview, then handcuffs

01/18/2018

When a man applied for a dispatcher job at an Arizona police department, the required background check revealed an arrest warrant.