Tag: Bridget Miller


Understanding the Reasons Why Job Applicants Reject Your Job Offer

The average time to recruit a new employee typically ranges between a few days to 4 months. If this wait is not frustrating enough, there are also many instances when people you have hired reject your offer at the last moment, leaving you with no choice but to go back to the job boards.

The Great Value of Applicant Feedback

In yesterday’s Advisor we heard some tips from Bridget Miller on receiving feedback from applicants. Today, more tips on getting feedback as well as what to ask.


Ban-the-Box Laws on the Increase

Indiana recently became the first state in the nation to prohibit all local ban-the-box laws. Senate Bill 312, signed into law by Gov. Eric Holcomb, outlaws city and county legal entities from enacting local ban-the-box legislation in order to unify legislation at the statewide level.

Don’t Hire Bad Employees in the First Place

Yesterday we looked at the costs of a bad hire and a few thoughts on how to avoid them in the first place. Today we’ll look at further advice from our contributing editor, Bridget Miller.

Proper Training Can Avert Mental Health Discrimination

By Bridget Miller Most employers are well aware that disability discrimination is illegal. But, some may not realize that many mental health issues are also covered by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Here are some tips on avoiding mental health discrimination from guest columnist Bridget Miller.


Communication Tips for HR

By Bridget Miller You can never be too prepared when it comes to effective communication, and in today’s Advisor, guest columnist Bridget Miller has a few communication tips specific to the HR function.

Letting an Employee Go … the Right Way

By Bridget Miller No matter how well-documented the problem is—and no matter how carefully considered the decision has been—firing an employee is almost always difficult. It’s a moment fraught with high emotions on all sides. Guest columnist Bridget Miller has some tips for doing it the right way.