Tag: Recruiting Best Practices

Stop Asking These Interview Questions in the Name of the Law

The unfortunate truth is that the moment your candidate comes in for an interview, you are already at risk of making an illegal and costly blunder. Preemployment inquiries are regulated by a series of employment laws; despite this, a number of illegal questions are asked every year. For example, the Americans with Disabilities Act expressly […]

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On-Demand Jobs: How We Do Business in the Future

As the so-called on-demand economy grows in popularity, some worry what impact it may be having on more traditional businesses. A recent study suggests that over one-fifth of Americans have worked in the on-demand economy, and many more have used it at least once. A look at the survey can begin to answer the nagging […]

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Is HR a ‘Customer Service’ Organization? No!

In yesterday’s Advisor, recruiting expert Jeremy Eskenazi, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, CMC, offered his “Recruiting Rocks” tips. Today we’ll discuss why he thinks recruiting should not be a customer service function. Some think HR should think of itself as a customer service organization, but Eskenazi says this is not the case. Recruiting professionals should not consider themselves […]

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‘Time to Fill’—Worst Metric Ever?

Since HR typically does not have control over all the aspects of recruiting, we’re really facilitators more than [we’re] managers, says expert Jeremy Eskenazi, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, CMC. Since “Time to Fill” is a metric determined by how much time hiring managers (HMs) take to fill a position, it’s a terrible measure of recruiter productivity. Here’s […]

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A SHRM Speaker Asks: Can’t We All Just Get Along?

Relationship management—every HR professional deals with it every day. Training expert Brad Karsh has four simple categories that will describe many employees, along with advice for understanding how the diverse members of your team might operate.

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Make Your Compensation Work Across Generations

In yesterday’s Advisor, we looked at the first two of Payscale’s five compensation tips for workers at all stages of their careers, referencing their report, Compensation Challenges for a Multi-Generational Workforce. Today, we’ll take a look at the rest of the list.

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