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Artificial intelligence begins driving the employment process

04/12/2017
In theory, removing bias from the employment equation should enable employers to hire and manage the best employees based on knowledge, skills and abilities. Several HR-related artificial intelligence software packages attempt to do just that.

Trump club seeks H-2B workers

04/12/2017
The Trump National Golf Club in Westchester County, N.Y., has applied to the U.S. Department of Labor for eight H-2B visas.

The real story behind 4 background check myths

04/09/2017
When it comes to selecting the best candidates, going deeper than just face value should be routine.

More ICE agents signal Trump’s looming I-9 enforcement push

04/06/2017
The Trump administration plans to hire 10,000 more Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents.

Survey: Mandatory E-Verify has employer support

04/04/2017
83% of employers either “strongly” or “somewhat” would support a mandatory electronic verification system.

Legislation proposed to ‘ban the box’ statewide in Calif.

03/29/2017
A.B. 1008, a bill currently before the California legislature, would bar employers from asking about an applicant’s criminal history before making a conditional job offer.

Trump administration & immigration: What employers need to know

03/15/2017
The controversial travel ban has created chaos for many travelers and their employers.

USCIS stops expediting H-1B visas

03/13/2017
The Trump administration has suspended expedited processing of H-1B visas effective April 3, the first business day following the close of the annual lottery that determines who will receive one of the 85,000 coveted visas.

Listen close to interviewees’ grammar

03/12/2017
Mark Murphy has advised on the hiring processes at hundreds of companies—and in doing so, has slowly revealed commonalities among job candidates when they speak during interviews.

State legislature may kill Philly’s pay ordinance

03/03/2017
Legislative action in Harrisburg could moot the new law banning employers from asking potential hires about their salary histories.