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Feel free to change job qualifications; courts won’t second-guess legit, new criteria

01/04/2019
If a previous job-holder applies for the newly constituted job after leaving it, he’s not automatically qualified because he did the job before.

3 keys to recruiting the best

12/21/2018
Many of your employees could be looking for a new job, according to research by Adtaxi, a digital marketing firm. How do you quickly find new talent to replace the folks who leave? Adtaxi recommends the following.

Lots of great candidates? Retain all interview notes

12/20/2018
Protect against a failure-to-promote lawsuit by following a few common-sense rules. Ask every candidate the same questions, noting their responses in writing. When all interviews are done, you can make your decision.

Visas to get new scrutiny from an unexpected agency

12/18/2018
Employers can expect more oversight of their efforts to hire foreign workers, and the crackdown will come from an unexpected source: the U.S. Department of Labor.

Face it: Résumé photos are a deal breaker

12/18/2018
The No. 1 quickest way candidates can turn off a hiring manager is to include a headshot with their résumé, according to a new Netquote survey.

Recruiting gets creative: texts, video, webinars

12/18/2018
More recruiters are going on the offensive with new, more direct methods to lure passive candidates.

ICE arrests soared in FY2018

12/12/2018
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement dramatically ramped up arrests in fiscal year 2018, compared to the year before, according to just-released statistics.

Interview questions to avoid

12/11/2018
When questioning job candidates, leave these queries out.

Make objective qualifications your focus when hiring

12/06/2018
The best way to inoculate against failure-to-hire or promote lawsuits is to ensure your selection process is based on objective criteria.

H-1B visa system due for reboot under proposed DHS rule

12/04/2018
The Department of Homeland Security on Dec. 3 published a proposed rule that would greatly favor visa applicants who have advanced degrees from American universities.