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50% of employees who accept job offers never start work

Among candidates who recently accepted an offer, 47% said they were still open to other job offers after accepting a position, while 42% believed they could find a better job if they continued looking.

What to do about lost or missing I-9 docs

The Department of Homeland Security recently revamped the I-9 form employers are required to fill out for every new worker they hire. At the same time, it revoked pandemic-era flexibility that previously allowed employers to remotely review identity and work-eligibility documents when hiring teleworkers and replaced it with a far more limited process.

Beware bias claims if you use AI to screen applicants

If you use AI to screen applicants, watch out! The EEOC is primed to spot evidence of AI-caused discrimination.

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

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?

5 things to know about the tech that’s transforming recruiting

The recruiting profession is in the midst of a transformative shift, driven by the impact of technologies like artificial intelligence, machine learning and automation. That’s exciting news for recruiters and job-seekers alike, but a great deal of uncertainty remains. Here’s what’s important to know about the technology that is transforming recruiting.

Attract great candidates by posting jobs on LinkedIn

The LinkedIn professional networking site is one of the most popular job boards employers use to hire new employees. To capitalize on LinkedIn’s vast potential—it has more than 200 million members in the United States alone—it pays to understand a few features of the site, as well as tips for reaching the right candidates.

DHS announces new I-9 form, new verification procedures for E-Verify users

The Department of Homeland Security has announced the imminent release of a new version of the I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification form, which employers should begin using on Aug. 1, 2023.

Never tell recruiter to screen by protected status

If you use a third-party recruiter to screen and refer candidates for open positions, remember this: You’re responsible for any discrimination that may occur. Telling the recruiter you don’t want to consider résumés from members of a particular protected status is a big no-no.

Ensure college recruiting materials don’t illegally exclude foreign applicants

If you recruit college students, make sure your recruiting materials don’t imply you won’t consider hiring noncitizens such as those holding temporary visas. Otherwise, you can expect an enterprising student to file a potentially costly claim with the U.S. Department of Justice.

Develop plan to review I-9 docs this summer

Before heading out for the July 4 holiday weekend, add to your to-do list reviewing all the I-9 documents your remote employees presented in the last three years. By Aug. 30, you must physically inspect all I-9 documents you didn’t examine after March 20, 2020.