Background checks for job candidates are commonplace in the United States. Most employers search beyond resumes and interviews for information about a potential new hire. Most job seekers expect employers to dig a bit into their backgrounds.
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A new report on college venture competitions has found that teams including women in roles such as founder and CEO were more likely to win prize money than those who did not include women in these high-level roles.
Making good on promises from earlier this year, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has begun cracking down on what it calls discrimination against U.S. workers who are being passed over in favor of temporary foreign workers. The DOJ recently announced a settlement with Carrillo Farm Labor, LLC, a New Mexico onion farm.
A new survey from ManpowerGroup Solutions and the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) found that retail job candidates are twice as likely to want a part-time work schedule than job candidates in other industries. Moreover, 31% say they want to choose their own shifts, compared with 18% of workers in other industries. The findings are […]
Base salary isn’t the sole driving force for most workers when considering a job offer, according to a new report from Hays, the world’s largest specialist recruitment agency. While salary remains the biggest consideration, it is outweighed by the combination of benefits, company culture, and career growth when deciding whether to accept a job offer […]
In 2015, Millennials surpassed Gen Xers as the largest demographic in the United States workforce. Typically considered as anyone born between 1984 and 1997 (give or take a few years depending on your definition), the current Millennial ranges from anyone in their early 20s to their mid 30s. In terms of the work force, that […]
ManpowerGroup Solutions has launched its first Total Workforce IndexTM (TWI) report. The report summarizes the findings of the TWI, the only index of its kind to use a high-tech, high-touch approach.
A new survey report examines what technology capabilities job candidates expect from a prospective employer’s career site. The iCIMS survey, The Modern Job Seeker, conducted among 500 full-time employed U.S. adults, also includes information on how job seekers are researching companies before applying for a job, as well as the importance of social media and […]
HR managers and recruiters both understand that applicants are spending most of their time looking at job boards like Indeed® and CareerBuilder®. Additionally, applicants are interested in specific companies and spend their time on those companies’ career websites.
The Ohio Supreme Court recently held that an employee was required to honestly answer registration application questions about sealed convictions that were directly and substantially related to his position. Was his failure to disclose the convictions grounds for termination?