When considering a job applicant, you’ll likely want to investigate the person’s work history, education, criminal record, financial past, and medical information. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) regulates such background checks (or “consumer reports”) through the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), a lengthy, complex set of laws that can be quite daunting to employers. Here […]
After the U.S. Supreme Court’s Bostock decision in June 2020, which found discrimination because of someone’s transgender status is prohibited under the umbrella of sex discrimination, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued guidance expanding on the practical implications. The guidance highlights one form of harassment that can contribute to creating a hostile work environment […]
With many families facing uncertainty involving their children’s schools, questions about the applicability of the Emergency Family and Medical Leave Expansion Act (EFMLEA) provided under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) continue to come up.
The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic presents unprecedented challenges for any employer seeking to provide a healthy working environment. To help mitigate some of the uncertainty, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently issued updated guidance for employers considering screening and testing protocols for employees and job applicants.
It’s often surprising how out of touch managers and HR departments can be with their teams and organizations. They often have unrealistic perceptions of the level of satisfaction and engagement, as well as why employees have those feelings.
In part one of this article, we noted that artificial intelligence (AI) is being used more and more throughout the recruiting process. We talked about some of the many examples of that and started to review some of the benefits. Today, let’s further the discussion by outlining some of the potential drawbacks.
Does your organization utilize artificial intelligence (AI) in the recruitment process? There are many ways to do so, from recruitment bots to the automation of many of the initial applicant screening steps and much more.
The Great Recession of 2008 may be a thing of the past, but it still has lasting repercussions to this day. While the unemployment rate continues to hover below 4%, some workers across the nation are still in fear that another recession is on the horizon. For recruiters and hiring managers, this fear can work […]
One of the most common questions I hear from HR professionals is: What is conversational artificial intelligence (CAI), and how is it different from recruiting chatbots?
In a recent episode of HR Works Podcast, LinkedIn Vice President of Talent Solutions Mark Lobosco sat down to discuss the latest LinkedIn research report, “Global Talent Trends 2019.” In the episode, Lobosco offered insight into the research, as well as information for handling the skills gap and talent shortage.