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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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A new study by the WorldatWork HR association found that 44% of employers that have banned asking candidates about their salary history report that doing so has been very or extremely simple.

About 10% of working age people who described themselves as disabled in 2016 found jobs in 2017.

HR people and managers are aware of the legal dangers in hiring outside applicants. But many forget that internal promotions also carry risks.

Which phrases statistically attract more female applicants?

Washington becomes the 11th state to prohibit private-sector employers from asking about arrests or criminal convictions on job applications.

Forty-nine percent of hiring managers and HR pros who conduct job interviews think they know within five minutes whether or not a candidate will be a good fit, according to a new poll by CareerBuilder.

Undocumented “dreamers” allowed to work legally in the United States through the Delayed Action on Childhood Arrivals program won a temporary reprieve Feb. 26 when the U.S. Supreme Court turned down the government’s petition to begin rescinding work permits on March 5. However, litigation continues to cloud the future of dreamers.

On average, the job interview process in the United States takes 23.8 days. It's much faster in these five cities.

The Trump administration has released a new report on the rulemaking efforts U.S. administrative agencies intend to pursue in the near- and long-term. The Unified Agenda of Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions contains items that, if enacted, could affect employers’ immigration programs.

Now that some of the largest companies have transitioned up to 50% of their workforce to contract employees, according to the Wall Street Journal, managers are faced with a unique challenge.

Some employers like to keep résumés and applications on hand just in case they need to fill a position on short notice. But running frequent ads to generate up-to-date résumés can backfire if you end up terminating someone, even for good cause. He might try to argue that your ad proves you were planning to fire him even before the supposed triggering event occurred.

One of the best recruitment techniques continues to be one of the oldest—a word-of-mouth referral system. Scott Wintrip says employers should remember these five truths about referrals.

According to a recent Business Insider report, here are the go-to questions of 12 top leaders.

What managers say during the hiring process can spell trouble later if anything they say sounds like a promise that induces a candidate to accept a job offer and the employer fails to follow through.

When a man applied for a dispatcher job at an Arizona police department, the required background check revealed an arrest warrant.

Legislation introduced in the Senate Jan. 25 would increase the number of H-1B visas issued annually to 85,000, plus allow as many as 110,000 more visas if there is employer demand.

Johnson & Johnson created an app, J&J Shine, to put information into candidates’ hands in real time.

California law AB-450, which went into effect Jan. 1, makes it unlawful for employers to consent to give access to “any nonpublic area of a place of labor” to an immigration enforcement agent without a search warrant signed by a judge, or to give access to employee records without a subpoena or a search warrant.

Forty-four percent of employers plan to hire full-time, permanent employees in the New Year and 51% will hire temporary employees, according to a new Harris Poll sponsored by CareerBuilder.

Employees sometimes think telling their boss they’re eager to advance is the same as applying for a promotion. It’s not. They will have a hard time winning a failure-to-hire lawsuit if the employer has a formal application process.

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