The premature death of James Gandolfini, the actor who played Tony Soprano on the cult television show The Sopranos, has thrown the show’s millions of fans into mourning for the man, while providing them with the opportunity to fall in love with the show and its central character all over again.
Are the rules different for exempt versus non-exempt employees regarding sick days? An HR Bartender reader wants to know. We consult a labor attorney.
Before HR jumps into social media to recruit workers, it first needs to research what it wants to achieve, and the strengths and weaknesses of various social media channels, Jessica Miller-Merrell writes. “Social media is also a long term strategy whether for recruiting and employee engagement internal or external. It’s best not to leave the […]
Promoting people to their first management job is harder than it looksfor everyone involved. Here’s how to increase the chances that it’ll work outup…
Dr. Todd Dewett examines the career arc and leadership in this week’s feature post. Guest author, Randy Emelo defines a new learning leader for HR, Heather Bussing talks weasels, and John Sumser calls attention to what’s missing from recruiting software and interviews Hank Stringer on HRExaminer Radio.
When you’re buying a product or a service, usually you get what you pay for. So what are companies supposed to make of social recruiting, which seems to promise access to all the best candidates fo…
Trilogies seem quite popular at the moment, so following on from my previous posts ‘Most Innovative Recruitment Strategies Part 1 & Part 2, I’ve compiled another bunch of random recruitment tac…
One of the most redundant tasks sourcers and recruiters experience each day is cross-referencing candidates in LinkedIn Recruiter that theyfound from another source, or via an X-Ray search.
While none of these laws prohibit criminal background checks outright, they do place limits on when and how background checks can be performed. Similarities to the EEOC guidance on criminal background checks abound.
“They serve primarily to make the interviewer feel smart.”
Getting Fired is a life-changing event for anyone. But for one firm in America, being terminated was an opportunity to help others navigate the unemployment landscape and gain free access to jobs from top rated employers.
It could become much easier to use LinkedIn with iOS 7.
When the Harvard Business Review published a post called Seven Rules For Managing Creative People a few months back, the reaction was an almost universal, Oh, please! This was due to the fact that most of the advice in the piece was bizarrely off base (“surround them with semi-boring people.” What?), but also because of […]
Did you hire an employee based on personality only to realizes they are not the right candidate for the job? Let’s say you are hiring an executive administrative assistant for a VP. The Vice Presid…