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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A lot rides on your decision about which candidate to hire. Mistakes can be costly in terms of time and money spent for training. So it is critical to ask the right questions when interviewing candidates.
Make respect and reputation your hiring focus. It can be a game-changer for any organization. Thinking ahead to what role the new hire will play in a department or on a team could change your idea about whom you need to hire.
In a survey by Adecco Staffing US, 66% of hiring managers said they’re finding freshly degreed applicants to be unprepared for the workplace. In fact, 58% of them said they’re not going to consider this year’s grads when filling positions this year.
Because it’s not something they do every day, hiring and negotiating with an executive recruiter makes many HR pros nervous. Increase the odds of making a good hire by avoiding these common headhunter mistakes.
Summer is in full swing, and the teens you hired for the season are working out just fine. But don’t be too complacent. Follow these four steps to help prepare young workers to work safely.
St. Louis, Mo.-based Buffett Senior Healthcare is saving time on candidate searches and interviewing by offering former applicants who received job offers but turned them down a chance to accept those positions now.
The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services recently released the long-awaited revisions to Form I-9, which employers had to begin using by May 7, 2013.
Controversial amendments to New York City’s Human Rights Act take effect June 11, allowing job applicants to sue for discrimination against a new protected class: the unemployed.
Taking a page from Twitter, which limits users to 140 characters per message, Pizza Hut invited applicants for a digital manager position to pitch themselves in just 140 seconds.

One way for a candidate to prove discrimination in hiring or promotion is to show that he is so much better qualified than other candidates that there should have been no doubt about who got the job. Some candidates mistakenly believe that means if they are the best educated, they win. That’s simply not true.

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