Tag: legal

New Recruiting Site for Legal Community Launches

Read Time3 Minute, 23 Second Six top law firms join launch to support OCI recruiting and further efforts towards diversity hiring  Los Angeles, CA, December 15, 2020 – Suited, the A.I. powered, assessment-driven recruiting network, today announced the launch of a new platform for the legal industry, further expanding its commitment to promote greater diversity in professional services. Suited released its inaugural product for the…

The HR Famous Pod – E34 – Is it legal to only hire cute blondes as Flight Attendants?

In episode 34 of The HR Famous Podcast, long-time HR leaders (and friends) Tim Sackett, Kris Dunn and Jessica Lee come together to discuss a recent employment lawsuit that claims United Airlines grants assignment privileges to young blonde females and discusses the stock price of Slack tanking once Wall Street determined it’s growth wasn’t going to blow up in the WFH world aka Zoom. Listen (click this link if you…

SAP Payroll & SuccessFactors Employee Central Payroll Localizations: COVID-19 Legal Changes monitoring

During this unprecedented crisis, governments are moving quickly to try and contain the spread of COVID-19 worldwide at all levels. In preparation for the economic impact, new legal measures have already been announced by the authorities in many countries, effective immediately. Our whole team was already prepared and spared no effort to attend to the emergency that calls upon us: the implementation of legal measures…

Dear Staff, Just Because It’s Legal, Doesn’t Mean You Can Smoke It At Work – Sincerely, HR

I have known that distinct smell of marijuana ever since I was in middle school. The year was 1975, and I was spending the night at my very popular older brother’s house (known for his infamous parties). I happened upon that plate beneath to sofa that contained, among other things, a pack of funny little thin papers, little round seeds, some weird green-brown stuff,…

A Look Ahead at the Legal and Market Forces Affecting Employment

Almost two years into the new presidential administration, and with highly consequential and hotly debated mid-term elections around the corner, Littler’s Workforce Policy Institute’s Labor Day Report examines the state of the American workforce. The WPI offers this report to provide an overview of the U.S. labor economy, highlight employment trends, discuss key employment developments from the past year, and provide a preview of…

In the Rush to Big Data, Don’t Ignore the Legal Risks

Dear Littler: We are revamping our online job application. I asked our HR director if we should eliminate the question asking about an applicant’s hobbies. Not only does she think we should keep the question, but she says we need to gather more “big data” about our candidates. What the heck is “big data?” Are there any risks with relying on “extra” information about candidates?

The Ultimate FCRA Compliance Factsheet

Calling all HR individuals: at GoodHire, we understand you. We know your likes, dislikes, needs, and wants. You have more items on your to-do list than can be completed in typical workday. Your role requires superhero powers to solve your company’s daily issues. But you can depend on us. To help you excel at your job, we’ll provide all the answers to your complex…

Why Should You Conduct Employment Background Checks?

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, or who they are, the organization suffers. By engaging…