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Court upholds EEOC rule on retention of employment-related testing records

08/09/2016
A federal court has ruled that the EEOC can require employers to retain employment records for its inspection and specifically demand that those records include a wide range of information about employment-related testing, test results and the impact of the results on protected classes.

Hiring to remain strong, but pay set for bigger bump

07/28/2016

What does the U.S. hiring outlook say about the difficulty of finding and keeping good employees?

45% of grads say college wasn’t worth the cost

07/26/2016

The average member of the Class of 2016 left college $37,172 in debt—6% more than in 2015 and a new record.

SHRM: HR must take lead in closing skills gap

07/06/2016
Employers are having a harder time than ever hiring qualified applicants.

How to safely let down runner-up interviewees

07/05/2016
Don’t let clumsy messaging cause legal liability in job rejections.

8 ways to create the workplace employees want

06/28/2016

As businesses make their slow transition from layoff mode to hiring, they may find that job-seekers have changed their expectations of employee benefits. They’re beginning to demand everything from more comfortable work spaces to em­­ployer practices that nurture the psychological well-being of the workforce.

Make employment applications stronger with these 5 add-ons

06/22/2016
No federal law dictates what information must be included on employment applications. However, there are certain statements you may want to include.

Boom & boomers: Retirements prompt creative staffing plans

06/17/2016
Companies in rural Minnesota have had to take drastic steps to lure workers to their doors.

A closer look at Austin’s new ‘ban the box’ ordinance

06/02/2016
On March 24, the Austin City Council passed a “ban-the-box” ordinance—the Fair Chance Hiring Ordinance—which took effect April 4. The final version of the ordinance was released on April 12.

Here comes the summer help!

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