Need new employees? Hire the ones you let go

  • March 28, 2013

The economy is like a pendulum, and when it starts to swing back toward prosperity, your organization might miss some of those talented employees you had to let go...


  • March 08, 2013

The change of the calendar to 2017 carries with it a new paperwork duty for all employers—trash your old version of the I-9 (the Employment Eligibility Verification...

Must we employ someone with allergies?

  • January 09, 2013

Q. We recently hired someone we didn’t know has a severe allergy to peanuts. If she even smells peanut butter, she has a severe allergic reaction, requiring her to...

Rejected applicants: What to tell ’em

  • October 09, 2012

If applicants ask why they didn’t get the job, conventional wisdom says to simply state that another individual more closely met the company’s needs,...

Negligent hiring: legal risks

  • August 03, 2012

Workplace lawsuits arise from negligent hiring when failure to conduct comprehensive background checks leads to employee-instigated injury or harm. Background...