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Hiring

Poll: Recruiting roles automated within 10 years

02/28/2017
A new survey shows that 72% of employers expect that some roles within talent acquisition and human capital management will become completely automated within the next 10 years.

Proposed regs: Criminal history inquiries can raise employer liability

02/27/2017
Employers should proceed with caution when using criminal histories to make employment decisions.

Take–and retain–detailed notes during interviews

02/27/2017
Make absolutely certain that you retain copies of all interview questions and notes. You may need them to prove how you made hiring decisions.

One interview question that reveals true character

02/23/2017
In a recent Ted Talk, Wharton professor Adam Grant said one question asked during job interviews can help you identify the real givers.

Torn between two applicants? Here’s how to pick a winner

02/23/2017
Hiring is rarely easy, and it’s particularly difficult when you have narrowed the choice to two strong candidates. How do you make the decision between two apparently equal applicants?

Is it time to stop asking about salary history?

02/16/2017
The movement in state and local governments to ban questions about past pay is quickly gaining steam.

SHRM launches program to foster veteran hiring

02/15/2017
The Society for Human Resource Management Foundation is spearheading a nationwide project to kick-start research on best practices employers can use to hire more military veterans.

Ensure application process is absolutely clear

02/07/2017
Make it crystal clear how candidates should apply for jobs.

Is there a problem with requiring applicants to meet height and weight standards?

01/30/2017
Q. May we impose height and weight requirements on job applicants?

OK to demand photos with applications?

01/30/2017
Q. Can we require job applicants to submit photographs with their résumés and applications?