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Hiring

When hiring employees, negligent hiring practices can doom the process. Learn from your colleagues’ successes – and avoid their pitfalls.

Smart interview questions, well-written job descriptions, and sharp interviewing result in hiring employees that work out well, AND make you look good in the process.

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One of the best ways to tell if applicants have the skills to perform specific tasks is to directly ask how they’ve used those skills in the past. These sample questions can help hiring managers spot 10 important “soft” skills.
The Pennsylvania Criminal History Records Information Act restricts how employers may use criminal records in hiring. That doesn’t mean employers cannot require a security clearance from an outside agency.
Where does the fight over pay equity stand? ... How should we adjust to this trend? ... What should we do now to ensure pay equity?
Smart employers know it pays to appeal to millennial employees. For many millennials, one constant has defined their financial status for the entirety of their adult lives: The burden of student loan debt.
As the economy rebounds, you may be looking closely at ex-employees who departed on good terms. Here are six common rehiring mistakes.
Between 10% and 30% of résumés include untruths according to outplacement firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas.
Brandishing a plastic bag containing 79 cents, Gov. Tom Wolf announced an executive order barring most Pennsylvania government offices from asking for an applicant’s salary history during the hiring process.
President Trump’s Mar-A-Lago Club in Palm Beach, Fla., has filed paperwork with the Department of Labor to hire 61 waiters and cooks through the federal H-2B visa program.
Workplace diversity initiatives can benefit employers and employees alike, but they can also present a challenging dynamic for employers.
Immigration battles aren’t being fought only at the border. Immigration and Customs Enforcement is making good on promises to step up surprise raids and inspections of worksites suspected of harboring workers who lack authorization to work in the U.S.
ICE plans another wave of I-9 audits this summer, likely bringing the total number of investigations to more than 5,000 by the end of fiscal year 2018.
Low unemployment is forcing unusual changes. New research from the Society for Human Resource Management identifies a potentially significant pool of untapped workers: Applicants who have criminal records.
It is a good time to be a graduate, as employers say they are planning to hire more recent college graduates this year than they have in more than a decade, according to new CareerBuilder research.
Immigration legislation proposed by a group of conservative House Republicans would strip responsibility for managing the H-2A visa program from the Department of Labor and give it to the Department of Agriculture.
If your I-9 forms aren’t in order, or if some of your employees may not be eligible to work in the United States, get ready for a visit from ICE’s Homeland Security Investigations unit.
Look for policy differences over immigration to stymie most legislation between now and November, a development that will affect employers.
A joint task force led by the U.S. Departments of Commerce, Education and Labor have issued a set of 26 policy recommendations designed to make apprenticeship programs more accessible and more effective.
Retail giant Target has agreed to pay $3.9 million to settle a long-running discrimination suit alleging its policy of not hiring people with criminal convictions disproportionately affects black and Hispanic applicants.
If you are in the habit of hiring workers who lack proper work authorization, beware! Employers have become one of the federal government’s key targets in the effort to curb illegal immigration.
The Trump administration says it plans to make another 15,000 H-2B guest worker visas available this year.
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