If you are in a position of interviewing a job applicant, you are by virtue of that role inferring that you believe you are justified in knowing the answer to any questions you decide to ask, relevant or not.
Recently during a twitter chat related to hiring practices I responded to another participant…Continue
Last year, U.S. companies spent a staggering $467 million on wage-and-hour settlements according to the global firm, NERA Economic Consulting. They also found that the average wage and hour case costs approximately $4.6 million to resolve. Overtime claims represented the highest number of cases brought…Continue
Added by Jill on June 18, 2013 at 12:20pm — No Comments
A logistics firm fired three female temporary workers from their Tennessee warehouse because the workers filed a sexual harassment complaint. A fourth worker was also fired for agreeing to serve as a witness during a company investigation. Consequently, the firm is facing a hefty lawsuit of $1.5…Continue
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We would like to invite everyone to check out the group Service Provider Solutions a one stop shop for human resource managers, directors, recruiting agencies and staffing firms seeking solutions or seeking additional training or certification credit hours to connect with a multitude of industry service provider companies such as: educational, payroll, back office, financing, professional employer…Continue
Added by Jeff Dahlberg on April 14, 2013 at 4:39am — No Comments
The president of our company and I were recently invited to attend a keynote given by one the 50 most influential people in business internationally and I could go on and on with all their credits but will reframe. She was asked what bit of information she would pass on to someone just getting started. I could give you her answer but that was not the point of this post.
The more I thought about her speech the more I thought how there is really little difference in those at the top…Continue
Added by Jeff Dahlberg on April 14, 2013 at 3:44am — No Comments
Job interviews are already stressful enough as it is. Now we're hearing that the time of day you take your interview can affect your chances of being accepted for the next step! In fact, there are even studies that say the day of the week matters.
Whatever is a jobseeker to do? Let's dissect these new findings and then figure out some super stealth ways to ensure your interview goes well, no matter WHEN it is.
According to a…Continue
Added by Angela Yu on March 22, 2013 at 11:40am — No Comments
I’ve had two experiences implementing executive recruiting systems, once at a boutique search firm and another at Lockheed Martin. In the former, we were moving from a paper-based system to a digital one. In the latter, the function was in start-up, so we had the luxury of beginning from scratch.
I learned a lot through both experiences. At the boutique firm, we…
Added by Caroline McClure on October 13, 2011 at 8:32am — No Comments
Employers and recruiters are aware that hiring an applicant with a criminal or civil background or who has falsified credentials may carry enormous legal thus a large economic loss. To avoid this, employers and recruiters are relying on pre-employment background screening. This makes sense because pre-employment background promotes a safe and more profitable workplace by protecting the employer form negligent hiring litigation, incidents of harassment or workplace…Continue
Added by Sandy on July 28, 2011 at 11:22am — No Comments
This is of particular relevance (and maybe more so) to the UK market right now especially with changes being made to the legal status of temporary workers and the plan to give them the same rights as permanent employees after 12 weeks of employment - called the Agency Workers Rights or AWR legislation. This is under consultation right now but is due to be enshrined in law as of Oct 1st 2011.
My reason for posing the above question is that compliance has always been one of…Continue
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