Category: Recruiting

Recruiting is changing at a rapid pace. Some organizations are abandoning traditional methods for social media; some think software can do a better job than people.

Target Pays $2.8M to Resolve EEOC Charges

Target has agreed to pay $2.8 million to resolve U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission allegations that it violated several nondiscrimination laws. The agreement was reached through the EEOC’s conciliation process. During an investigation, the EEOC found reasonable cause to believe that the retailer was using employment assessments that disproportionately screened out applicants for exempt professional […]

SHRM Exposition Special: Groundbreaking Software for Performance Management and Onboarding

In yesterday’s Advisor we learned about software that attempts to eliminate employee lawsuits. Today, information on groundbreaking software that streamlines onboarding and performance management. BambooHR, well known for its HR management software, has added two major components for performance appraisal and orientation, CEO Ben Peterson announced at the Society for Human Resource Management’s (SHRM) Annual […]

What Are Contingent Workers?

Have you heard the term “contingent worker”? What does that mean? Who does it include?

Employee Leave—What’s Really Happening?

Employers struggle to provide a balanced and fair leave package for their employees. What’s happening with employee leave in the real world? What are your competitors up to? Help us find out!

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Why Conduct Background Checks on Potential Employees?

Does your organization conduct background checks as part of the hiring process? Many organizations do, but the type of background check—and the extent of it—varies considerably. Let’s take a look at some of the most pertinent reasons so many businesses opt to perform some type of background check on any potential new employee.

Team Interviews: Save Time, Hire Better Candidates

Team interviewing, sometimes known as panel interviewing, can be a valuable way to avoid some common one-on-one interview pitfalls. Unfortunately, team interviews have pitfalls of their own. Here’s some practical knowledge about conducting team interviews that will be valuable whether you are just beginning to use them or have been using them for years. Are […]

Do’s and Don’ts with Candidate Phone Calls

Yesterday’s Advisor covered how to prepare yourself for the first call to a potential candidate. Today, you’ll learn some tips and tricks on actually pulling the call off!