Many companies have a policy of merely confirming an ex-employee’s dates of employment. Asking for opinions about performance may be fruitless. A better way: Don’t begin with questions about your job candidate. Instead, focus on the company as a whole. Managers may open up about their employers, from describing the corporate culture to the types of jobs that require the longest hours. As you build rapport, you can weave in questions about the individual.
Even one payroll mistake can damage your standing in the office — and possibly your career. It’s important to spot the holes in your employee pay compliance before the feds or state agencies do....Click here to find out more.