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Hiring

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.

Staffing firm cleared of falsely attesting validity of I-9 docs

09/22/2016
The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals has reversed a $226,000 fine levied against a Minnesota staffing company for attesting to the validity of I-9 documents presented to a Texas staffing company.

The new I-9 form is coming: Take advantage of grace period

09/20/2016
A new version of Form I-9 is coming this fall, with enhanced features to reduce errors and help employers complete it on their computers.

Doughnuts, vegans and hate mail: Even perfectly legal job ads can cause trouble

09/15/2016
A doughnut shop in Oregon is feeling the wrath of the vegan community.

Get ready to use new ‘smart’ I-9 form this fall

09/15/2016
Within the next two months, expect the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service to publish a long-awaited update to the Form I-9.

Recruiting lag: You might be taking too long to hire

09/12/2016
Timing is everything, the saying goes, and for firms trying to hire it could make the difference between securing the candidate and losing out.

Get ready to use new, enhanced Form I-9

09/12/2016
A new employment eligibility verification form will be available by Nov. 23.

‘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.