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Hiring 101 Part 10 – Reference Checks

Reference checks and other background checks are important for verifying information and impressions from the interview, and for insuring that you are aware of any serious problems in the candidate’s past. In this video, HR Daily Advisor Editor Stephen Bruce talks about how to conduct meaningful reference checks.

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Healthcare Reform/ACA Changes: What’s Next for Employers?

Many provisions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), or heatlhcare reform law, that have significant impact on employers will be taking effect within the next few years—some within the coming months. In this video, BLR Legal Editor Jessica Webb-Ayer provides an overview of what’s on the horizon, and what employers should be thinking about and […]

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Are Sales Reps Exempt from Overtime under FLSA?

Are inside sales representatives considered nonexempt? BLR Legal Editor Susan Prince recently received and answered this question from a BLR subscriber. In this video, Prince addresses the circumstances under which retail employers can use the overtime exemption under the FLSA for commissioned employees, including three specific conditions that must be met.

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Hiring 101 Part 7 – Asking Effective Interview Questions

In this video, HR Daily Advisor Editor Stephen Bruce talks about conducting meaningful, legal interviews. One of the basic skills of interviewing is the ability to ask effective questions. The guidelines in this video will help you to frame your questions in ways that bring out revealing answers.

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Hiring 101 Part 5 – Conducting Legal Interviews

In this video, HR Daily Advisor Editor Stephen Bruce talks about conducting a meaningful, legal interview. It is important to spend time planning for your interview. Steve Bruce covers important questions to keep in mind. This is Steve Bruce for the HR Daily Advisor. This video is the fifth in our series Hiring 101. It—and […]

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Hiring 101 Part 4 – Evaluating Candidates

In this video, HR Daily Advisor Editor Stephen Bruce talks about evaluating candidates. After you have attracted applicants, often you have to select from hundreds—or even thousands of online applicants—those few to whom you will give more serious consideration in an interview or with some other evaluation method. Steve Bruce tells you what you need […]

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What SCOTUS Rules on Healthcare Reform Means for Employers

In this video, HR Daily Advisor Editor Stephen Bruce interviews Patricia Trainor, J.D., HR.BLR.com’s Managing Editor, about the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling on the Affordable Care Act (ACA) or healthcare reform law. Trainor explains what the ruling means for employers going forward. Trainor also addresses the question of whether there will be continued attempts to […]

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