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Refusing to hire a litigious applicant: Is that retaliation?

Brian Flores, the fired coach of the Miami Dolphins, has turned himself toxic by filing a lawsuit alleging systemic racial discrimination, fraud and bribery. Yet any team refusing to hire Flores now because he sued over the NFL’s discriminatory hiring practice would likely be committing unlawful retaliation.

Check hiring records for signs of hidden bias

It’s hard to know exactly what’s going on down on the retail, warehouse or factory floor when you’re not there. However, you must find out. Hiring managers may be ignoring HR rules in ways that could trigger employment lawsuits.

3 steps toward pay transparency for new hires

More employers seeking a recruiting advantage in today’s tight labor market have started advertising exactly how much they’re paying. It might be time for you to try that bold tactic, too.

Survey: Labor crisis requires focus on hiring and retention

A growing number of North American employers believe meeting current labor market challenges will require identifying new sources of talent and upgrading current employees’ skills. That’s according to a new survey by the Willis Towers Watson consulting firm.

How recruiting is changing

Competition to attract new employees has employers trying new tactics.

The disconnect between recruiters & managers is hurting your hiring process

Today’s labor shortage makes it critical that recruiters and hiring managers work seamlessly (and quickly) to identify top talent. But too often, a disconnect between these two groups is slowing the hiring process and swerving it off course, according to a new survey by the Talent Board.

Make it easier to hire by disclosing up front what you will pay

The Great Resignation remains in full swing, and that’s putting pressure on employers struggling to hire new workers, forcing them to revisit their compensation policies. Many employers are jumping aboard 2022’s hottest HR trend, stating at the very outset of the hiring process how much they will pay.

Purge these tired terms from your help wanted ads

Having a hard time attracting applicants? The problem might be the words you use in your job ads. According to a survey by Preply.com, a site that connects language learners with online tutors, 20% of job-seekers have decided not to apply because the jargon in an advertisement turned them off.

I-9 document bias: Lessons from the Gap case

When completing I-9 forms, HR professionals often focus too much on being “form enforcers” without realizing they could face discrimination charges for demanding that new hires produce certain documents.

Should you take that worker back?

2022 may be the year of the boomerang employee.