The HR Soapbox hit the road again this summer for the Society for Human Resource(SHRM) conference, held this year in Chicago. Here are some quotable quotes from the annual HR-paloza ..
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1. The new risks of interns. “Many of the interns you’re using this summer are not really interns; they’re employees … Employers need to ask themselves, ‘Is this something we’d normally hire someone to do?’” — Michael Cohen, attorney, Duane Morris
2. Are LinkedIn résumés more honest? “Compared to traditional résumés, LinkedIn résumés are less deceptive about an applicant’s prior work experience and responsibilities. That’s because there’s more transparency … others who have worked with them can see (the résumé).” — Michael Johnson, CEO, Clear Law Institute
3. Unsocial media. “Too many companies, whether from fear, confusion or a stubborn inability to e...(register to read more)