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What adding more college graduates buys for employers

05/05/2014
For some occupations, raising the level of education required of new employees pays off big for businesses, according to research published in The Talent Equation, by CareerBuilder CEO Mat Ferguson and business professors Lorin Hitt and Prasanna Tambe.

Administration launches online Veterans Employment Center

05/02/2014
The Department of Veterans Affairs has a new Web portal designed to connect veterans and service members with employers, and to help translate military skills into the civilian workforce.

Is there any law against nepotism?

04/30/2014
Q. Our COO just hired his son as a district manager for our largest region. There are many other individuals within the organization who are more experienced for the position. Are there any laws regarding nepotism in Pennsylvania?

Embrace challenges of recruiting Millennials

04/30/2014
Millennial norms are different. Here’s what organizations could face as they employ the Class of 2014 and beyond.

Hiring: How Facebook first impressions can mislead

04/21/2014
Screening out job candidates who look tipsy on Facebook may seem like an obvious way to avoid hiring irresponsible workers. But there are pitfalls to this approach.

Here’s an easy way to prevent age bias claims

04/14/2014
One of the best ways to prevent age discrimination is also one of the simplest: Make your hiring process age-blind by removing age tipoffs from your application.

Who says equal opportunity statements can’t be fun?

04/09/2014
The Motley Fool offers its readers serious financial advice, but the Alexandria, Va., publisher doesn’t take itself seriously at all. To wit, the following, which recently began appearing in the company’s job ads, just under the usual EEO policy statement …

Didn’t hire? Don’t quickly toss application

04/04/2014
Ruby Tuesday, Inc. will pay $575,000 to settle a class-action age discrimination lawsuit filed by the EEOC. It alleged that Ruby Tuesday engaged in a pattern or practice of age discrimination against job applicants who were 40 years of age or older at six of the chain’s restaurants.

Unprofessional employees? Re-evaluate your hiring process

04/01/2014
Expect associates to put business first while at work? Hire people who convey they’ll do just that during the interview.

Manager allegedly ordered to hire only ‘All-American girls’

03/31/2014
The former manager of the Milk Shake Factory ice cream parlor in Pitts­­burgh has filed a complaint alleging she was fired for disobeying the company’s discriminatory hiring guidelines. When she was hired to manage the store, the company gave her complete autonomy to hire subordinates as long as they were the “All-American girl” type.