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.
Seeing less than desirable performance levels from your new employees? Your onboarding process—or the lack of one—may be to blame.
Q. We have searched in the U.S. for a worker to fit a very specialized position at our company to no avail. We are considering using the H-1B program next year. How does the “lottery” process work?
You may see more older workers seeking open positions in your organization. How you treat those applicants can mean the difference between winning or losing an age discrimination lawsuit.
Beginning during the Great Recession, the EEOC began to aggressively push for what has become known as “ban the box”—shorthand for prohibiting employers from asking about past criminal history before making a job offer.
Are you prepared to defend each decision not to hire someone? Be sure you can explain why the person you did pick was the most qualified applicant.
Starting in the fall, New York City employers will no longer be able to ask about a job applicant’s salary history before making a conditional employment offer.
The department is establishing the program under the Honoring Investments in Recruiting and Employing American Military Veterans Act—the HIRE Vets Act—which President Trump signed May 5.
Different seasons usher in different employment law risks. Employment law firm Fisher & Phillips offers this five-point to-do list to get ready for the coming summer months.
Why can’t employers find workers to fill their positions when approximately 7.5 million Americans are unemployed, and millions more are working part-time because they can’t find a full-time job or have given up looking for work altogether?
The Chamber of Commerce of Greater Philadelphia has filed a lawsuit against the city seeking to block implementation of a new law that forbids asking for an applicant’s salary history
Taking a chance—hiring the minimally qualified applicant—may mean having to turn around and terminate him a short time later. That’s usually fine.
In theory, removing bias from the employment equation should enable employers to hire and manage the best employees based on knowledge, skills and abilities. Several HR-related artificial intelligence software packages attempt to do just that.
Hiring the right people is hard for every organization, but the stakes are often higher for smaller employers.
A Papa John’s pizza franchise with 31 locations in Florida was ordered to pay $140,000 as part of a U.S. Justice Department investigation.
President Trump has long believed that foreign H-1B visa holders take good jobs from American workers. The visas are intended to help employers fill technical jobs for which not enough American workers can be found.
March payroll figures exceeded analysts’ expectations, as employers added 263,000 new jobs nationwide.
Recent rule-tightening by the Trump administration seeks to curtail abuses and force companies to use coveted H-1B slots for high-paying, specialized positions.
The Trump National Golf Club in Westchester County, N.Y., has applied to the U.S. Department of Labor for eight H-2B visas.
83% of employers either “strongly” or “somewhat” would support a mandatory electronic verification system.
The Trump administration plans to hire 10,000 more Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents.