Yes, you were good enough to get promoted but being a manger has challenges you never dealt with when you were an employee.
Having been involved in the employment background screening industry for over twenty years one could say I have seen it all. I have seen class action lawsuits, congressional hearings, state hearings, and pundits slamming an industry they really don’t understand. Often critics don’t realize that there’s a loophole in the federal law (the Fair Credit […]
I often hear that recruiting on social media doesn’t work, and that’s always due to 3 reasons. Recruiting on social media will work with these corrections.
With HR communities abuzz on social media, finding expert advice is easier than ever for anyone who needs help or advice. With just a Twitter account and a few key hashtags, you can find resources related to talent acquisition, employee conflict resolution, employee screening, and more. To help you navigate the sometimes-overwhelming world of Twitter, […]
Yesterday, a federal judge ruled that the state of Texas cannot challenge the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s (EEOC) guidance on criminal background checks because the state is not presently at risk of being penalized for refusing to adopt the policy. You might recall that this suit was filed last November by Texas Attorney General […]
We think there are millions of ways to engage, or disengage, employees but there are not. Truly, there are only six. The six basic emotions we feel as humans, which are …
I want to hire a person with a disability but… 1in 5 people in the US having a disability. You know a person with a disability and may not even know it.
Many leaders trumpet failure, but these celebrations often seem more like an opportunity to spin one’s mistakes rather than coming to terms with them.
The comedy of errors that led to Joe Heath’s hiring and retention would be funny if the consequences weren’t so serious. Read on to learn how you can avoid these mistakes when it comes to complying with ‘Ban the Box’ laws and exercising responsible hiring practices through employee background checks.
Not only is it time to not feel bad about working, it’s time to quit saying we feel bad.
When benefits enrollment season arrives this fall, employees around the country can expect to see the impact of corporate cost-cutting on their finances. Benefits costs will rise
Employers can go beyond resumes to use personality assessments, “online brand” evaluations and skills tests to learn more about candidates, Heather Huhman writes. Another tool is psychographics, which can be used to survey top performers about their job attitudes and opinions, and in turn, to recruit similar candidates, Huhman writes.
A hiring manager says NO to this kind of a job interview. Should you?