The case of a Yahoo executive being sued for sexual harassment underscores that many U.S. workers don’t understand what constitutes harassment and what is “legally actionable,” writes lawyer Danny Cevallos. “It takes a lot to prove an employer’s conduct transcended ordinary office nastiness into illegal harassment,” Cevallos writes.
Employees are not required to sign a performance evaluation they disagree with, so letting them write a rebuttal may be the best solution to a disputed review, lawyer Jonathan Segal says. “This may help the employer in the event the employee ultimately is discharged. It shows the employee was given guidance on how to improve […]
All too often, when making decisions about which sourcing tools are effective, recruiters rely too heavily on their gut and less on analytics. With the plethora of tools on the marketplace, guessing should be a thing of the past.
Ban the box has gone viral. And while the removal of this little check box has potentially made life easier for job seekers with a criminal past, it has created much confusion and frustration for employers. If you haven’t been in the loop, “ban the box” is the catchy phrase that refers to removal of […]
Many employees hate commuting to jobs they otherwise love. Employers can save big money allowing them to work happily from home.
Summer vacation is a great time for employees to recharge, but it leaves you short staffed. These employee vacation time preparation tips will help.
With an increased interest in telecommuting among workers, how companies manage employees is evolving. While work-from-home perks can reduce commute times and other discomforts for employees, businesses need to make sure that this working arrangement doesn’t hurt the health of their business. Below are four ways to ensure that your remote employees are just as […]
Talent Inc., the parent company of Doostang and TopResume , today announced the acquisition of the assets of RezBiz, a leading provider of professional resume writing and LinkedIn makeover services. The transaction forms the largest resume writing service in the country and enables Talent Inc. to expand its product offerings to new markets.
HR: “the biggest suckers for non-value-added software.” Find out why reference checking by third parties and by online forms is driving job seekers and their references nuts. Would you fill out 10 pages of reference forms, including essay questions, when the candidate hasn’t even been interviewed yet? Maybe not.
With EmployeeScreenIQ, Joel will have responsibility for nurturing our strategic partnership programs, including sourcing, negotiating and integrating new partners.
In the sharing economy, individuals rent goods or provide services to one another through peer-to-peer networks. These companies crowd-source labor, goods or services from individuals-these offerings are at the heart of the company’s value proposition. As additional individuals participate, in both providing and using the service, the company grows. Notable examples of these companies include:
Rejecting job applicantsâitâs part of every HR Managerâs job. You love extending offers to candidates, but for every exciting call, there are at least a dozen more conversations in which you have to tell individuals that they didnât get the job. Rejecting job candidates can be uncomfortable, but as a professional, you are responsible for […]
Calling all HR managers: how well do you understand employment laws? Whether you are responsible for conducting background checks or not, understanding the latest updates in employment legislation protects your company from legal liabilities while creating a smoother hiring process. After you take this quiz, youâll be one step closer to revolutionizing the way your […]