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Hiring

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?

Candid candidates: The 10 weirdest interview mistakes

01/30/2017
CareerBuilder.com has released its annual list of job interview quirks and missteps committed by candidates in the preceding year.

Los Angeles enacts tough new ‘ban the box’ law

01/30/2017
On Dec. 9, the city of Los Angeles enacted the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring (LAFCIH), a “ban the box” law that took effect Jan. 22, 2017.

Carefully track exactly who applies for jobs

01/30/2017

If you advertise job openings and someone does not apply, they’re going to have a hard time proving that you discriminated against them.

Use new ‘smart’ Form I-9 going forward

01/26/2017
Use of the latest Form I-9 is now mandatory for employers that hire new employees.

40% of employers plan to add full-time staff this year

01/10/2017
The hiring outlook for 2017 is the best the U.S. has seen in a decade, with 40% of employers planning to hire full-time, permanent employees over the next 12 months.

Benefits take center stage as recruiting, retention tool

01/10/2017
In today’s competitive war for talent, employers are turning to and bolstering their benefits packages to give them an edge over competitors.