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9 Resume Mistakes That Might Cost You A Job
www.fastcompany.com

Some may be obvious, like watching out for typos and misspelled words, but others–like cookie-cutter copies or file names–might be more sneaky.

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The Real Cost of a Poor Job Seeker Experience
www.imomentous.com

Here’s a rough estimate of what a poor job seeker experience could end up costing an organization in revenue.

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How to Read a Resume
blog.goodhire.com

There aren’t many fans of reading or writing resumes out there. While some resumes are full of exaggerations or outright mistruths, many more resumes are simply insufficient evidence of suitability for a position. There’s a good argument out there that resumes are virtually useless, and portfolios of work are the greatest indicators of success.

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Why Should You Conduct Employment Background Checks?
blog.goodhire.com

While you’re probably a savvy judge of character, your instincts may not always be 100% accurate. A recent study by Michigan State University found that 90% of hiring decisions are made based solely on interviews even though only 14% of information provided in interviews is accurate. When job applicants lie about their skills, past experiences, […]

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Best Work-from-Home Places in San Francisco
blog.goodhire.com

Do you ever work from home? For many small to medium sized businesses, working from home is an affordable company perk that can yield great returns in employee productivity and satisfaction.

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Top 10 Resume Frauds
blog.goodhire.com

Think resume fraud is impossible? Think again. With professional deception services on the rise, it is easier than ever to commit resume fraud today.

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4 Things To Consider in 2014
blog.goodhire.com

The unprecedented number of employment class actions in 2013 reveals a significant rise in Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA)-related litigation. Thus we recommend that all employers fortify their FCRA-compliance programs to better prepare for 2014.

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How S.A.F.E Are Your Hiring Practices?
blog.goodhire.com

Interviewing prospective hires is both exciting and stressful. With so many names, faces, and stories, many qualified interviewees may seem like the perfect fit for your company, but you can never be 100% sure. Now more than ever, it is important for HR professionals to take the next step and develop Safe Hiring Programs (SHP).

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New Privacy Laws: Is Your Company Ready?
blog.goodhire.com

Employers and employees are often at odds when it comes to privacy in the workplace. As technology and online resources shift and evolve, the legal world must adapt to clearly define employee rights as well as provide direction for employers who perform background checks or monitor employees.

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Social Media In The Workplace: What You Need To Know
blog.goodhire.com

Regardless of how your employees use social media and your level of involvement, they will expect some level of privacy. As an employer, is it legal to ask for your employees’ passwords and online account information? Can you decline to employee a candidate based on their refusal?

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3 Questions Your Company Should Ask When Hiring Interns
blog.goodhire.com

Internships are a great way for both students and businesses to come together, but organizing and executing a great program isn’t easy. To make the process easier, we’ve outlined the 3 basic questions your company should ask when designing an official internship program.

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4 Steps to Attract the Coolest Employees
blog.goodhire.com

Attracting employees that not only have stellar qualifications but also align with your company’s culture can be challenging. With top job applicants receiving competing offers from numerous companies, you have to stand out from the competition. Here are four steps to take as you begin searching for cool, quirky, and qualified employees to make your […]

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8 Interview Questions You Shouldn’t be Asking
blog.goodhire.com

Interviews are the best way to learn about a future employee and feel a 100% confident about an individual before bringing them on to the team. However, while an interview screen can be extremely telling, it’s not always clear what topics are acceptable to broach. Are some interview questions entirely off-limits? Sometimes even the most […]

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Can employers ban gossip?
www.workforce.com

The National Labor Relations Board recently ruled against a hospital that prohibited employees from making negative comments, but the board took no issue with the hospital’s ban on gossip, Jon Hyman writes. The ruling shows that a “narrowly drafted no-gossip policy may pass scrutiny by the NLRB,” Hyman writes.

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