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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.

Corporate culture is key for many job applicants

12/04/2018
More than one-third of U.S. workers would turn down a job offer if they believed they wouldn’t fit in with the organizational culture, according to a new survey by the Robert Half staffing firm.

Trouble reaching candidates? Try texting them

11/29/2018
It seems that workers who are currently employed aren’t as susceptible to such cold-calling techniques now that they’re no longer novel. It may be time to try something new.

Diversity initiatives: Make sure your good intentions are lawful

11/28/2018
While the Supreme Court has never overturned an employer’s voluntary affirmative action policy, lower courts have struck down such policies when they have strayed beyond Title VII and trammeled upon the rights of male and nonminority employees.

Snapshot: Percentage of job postings requiring college degrees

11/27/2018
The tight job market means fewer employers require applicants to have college degrees.

Good job descriptions thwart ADA lawsuits

11/23/2018
The best way to avoid a trip to the courtroom to deal with an Americans with Disabilities Act accusation is to use a job description that concentrates on these components.