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Hiring

Here comes the summer help!

05/26/2016
How to welcome, prep and manage those seasonal employees.

Box banned? Better update hiring policy

05/18/2016
If you operate in a jurisdiction that has “banned the box,” it is time to revamp your hiring process to ensure that applicants are not asked about criminal history until offered a job.

Caution when asking about applicant hobbies

05/18/2016
Some companies in notoriously high-pressure industries are making what seems like counterintuitive hiring moves: To improve productivity, they’re seeking employees who they know are willing to stop and smell the roses.

Why smart managers hire the wrong people: 5 myths

05/17/2016
If the new employee is better than half of the existing staff, your organization has just gotten better. If not, unfortunately, your organization just got worse.

Snapshot: Who uses social media for recruitment?

05/17/2016
More employers are recruiting with networking sites.

Interview Quiz: Which of these questions can you ask?

05/09/2016
Conducting job interviews is one of the most legally dangerous tasks performed by managers. That’s why every question should relate to this central theme: “How are you qualified to perform the job you are applying for?”

Be sure to document why you didn’t hire

05/02/2016
If you’re like most employers, you carefully consider applicants for open positions and document exactly why you chose the candidate you considered the best one to fill the job.

9 legal questions to ask job applicants’ references

05/02/2016
Having references won’t help if you can’t get them to open up to you about an applicant.

These 5 social media posts spell trouble for hiring managers

04/29/2016
How many of these would have made you toss a résumé into the trash without a second thought, possibly ensnaring you in a legal problem?

Austin ‘bans the box,’ limiting criminal history inquiries

04/28/2016
The law, which took effect April 3, prohibits covered employers from asking about a potential employee’s criminal background before making an employment offer.