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Snapshot: Who uses social media for recruitment?

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

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.

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.

34% of employers plan to hire full-time workers this quarter

04/25/2016
The U.S. has added private sector jobs every month for the last six years, and the latest forecast from CareerBuilder shows this trend will continue in the second quarter.

Who has banned the box so far?

04/23/2016
A total of 23 states have adopted policies making it illegal to ask about criminal histories on employment applications.

Try new tool to attract disabled applicants

04/12/2016
Making sure you are meeting your obligations on job applications is never simple.