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Develop plan to review I-9 docs this summer

Before heading out for the July 4 holiday weekend, add to your to-do list reviewing all the I-9 documents your remote employees presented in the last three years. By Aug. 30, you must physically inspect all I-9 documents you didn’t examine after March 20, 2020.

Managerial fit: The key to a hire making it to the one-year anniversary

A common problem in the rush to fill jobs is that too many shortcuts are taken, with a focus on compensation and competency rather than performance, fit and satisfaction. A positive win-win hiring outcome after one year means the new employee is still fully satisfied with the role and his career progression, and the hiring manager (often you) still fully supports and endorses the employee.

Compliance perspectives for employers in the food manufacturing industry

The food manufacturing industry performs an essential function—making sure the country’s population has access to safe and plentiful food at all times. Much like mail delivery, neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night should prevent the stocking of grocery shelves.

Post-pandemic remote inspection of I-9 documents set to end July 31

On May 4, the Department of Homeland Security and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement announced an end to pandemic-era rules that allow employers to remotely inspect new hires’ I-9 documents. The flexible rules will expire on July 31. Employers will then have another 30 days to reach full compliance with I-9 documentation requirements.

4 strategies for strengthening internal mobility

In times of low unemployment—like now, when securing talent is so difficult—internal mobility can be a godsend. Utilizing current employees in new capacities instead of recruiting outsiders saves time and money. Plus, current workers—whether promoted or transferred to new roles—already understand your mission and culture, and management knows what to expect based on past performance.

Good hiring news but tempered expectations for the class of 2023

With college graduation season in full swing, members of the class of 2023 have reason for optimism—even as they lament the cooling of a job market many thought would stay red-hot just a few months ago.

Research: AI-boosted résumés generate more hiring offers

Job applicants who use artificial intelligence software to tweak their résumés are 8% more likely to be hired than those who do not, according to an experiment conducted by grad students and faculty at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Sloan School of Management.

Apply these perspectives to recruiting in today’s ‘seller’s market’

The LinkedIn social media site recently released its 2023 Future of Recruiting Report, which contains helpful findings and predictions that HR professionals will find valuable. The report covers the impact of current economic uncertainty on recruiting, how the role of recruiting will change in coming months and the influence of artificial intelligence on HR.

Warn supervisors against screening applicants by national origin

This seems obvious, but apparently it needs restating: Managers and supervisors should never consider where an applicant was born when making hiring decisions. Two recent cases illustrate the peril.

Never mind a possible recession: HR leaders still confident about hiring, retention

Chief human resource officers are optimistic about hiring and retaining workers over the next few months, according to the Conference Board’s CHRO Confidence Index for the first quarter of 2023. That confidence comes despite expectations of a recession in 2023 and news of layoffs.