Question Are we required to provide American Sign Language (ASL) or English-language interpreters for candidates in job interviews? If so, who pays? Answer Not necessarily, but you are required to reasonably accommodate candidates with disabilities, including candidates who are deaf. Reasonable accommodations can include sign language interpreters but can also include written materials produced in […]
We’ve enjoyed a full week of online events and digital resources around HR tech. As this year’s HR Technology Week comes to a close, let’s take a look at what we’ve learned from the event’s discussions and resources. Monday Featured Article | Skills Gap or Waning Interest? Why Tech Leaders Can’t Find Talent (Part 1) Although […]
For job applicants, the interview process can be both exciting and nerve-wracking. On the one hand, there’s the potential for a new job or even a new career. On the other hand, it can take days, weeks or longer to find out how the interview went and whether the applicant landed the job or even […]
When you’re interviewing a potential employee, the stakes are high. You want to bring the right person onto the right team in the right role, and which questions you ask can have a huge impact on the process. You’ve probably spent time tailoring your list to include thoughtful questions that will really help you identify […]
Recruiting has become a 24/7 process. To adjust to this reality and attract the best talent, companies must find ways to modernize their talent acquisition. Here are three items to consider along the way.
The pandemic has turned even the most established and well-adopted systems on their head, and that includes hiring. Pre-crisis, the majority of organizations held interviews face-to-face, during which the candidate could get a feel of the physical workplace and managers could evaluate the interviewee according to nonverbal cues.
In the past month, we have seen companies make statements on social media supporting diversity, equity, and inclusion in response to the Black Lives Matter movement and protests over racial inequity around the nation.
In 2020, employment background checks are trending toward increasing complexity, added controversy about screening social media behavior, and the need to ensure corporate compliance with important new laws that vary by state and sometimes even by city. Stay abreast of these changes to ensure your Human Resources policies are current and in the know.
As the “new normal” of lockdowns, stay-at-home orders, and social distancing has swept the nation, recruiters are finding they need to tweak the methods they have used for years.
While many small businesses struggle to adapt to the new way of work brought on by the coronavirus, hiring is an area that seems to be the last thing on some employers’ minds.