Negligent Hiring

  • January 30, 2007

HR Law 101: If you fail to do background checks on applicants for certain positions, you could make yourself vulnerable to a negligent-hiring lawsuit by any worker or...

Pennsylvania Criminal Records History Act

  • January 15, 2007

Under Pennsylvania law, employers can refuse to hire a job applicant based on the person’s criminal history only if the criminal record directly relates to the...

Get the full package: head, heart & guts

  • September 01, 2006

“Whole” leaders balance head, heart and guts, while “partial” leaders lag in one or two qualities. Here’s a series of questions to...

Home Depot’s leading philosophy

  • July 01, 2005

Take two guys who’ve made it a big part of their “value proposition” to hire military veterans, and you’ve got the basic leadership...

Recruit & retain the Marine way

  • July 01, 2005

Run down this Marine Corps recruiting checklist to make sure you’re doing everything you can to attract and keep the best people:

Hire to bolster your soft spots

  • June 01, 2005

Carole Howe’s strengths lie in her imaginative concepts: tickle-your-fancy ideas that brought shops like Bow Wow Meow, Field & Stream and Fly Babies into airport...

The new risks of premature job offers

  • February 01, 2005

Rescinding job offers just got more legally dangerous. As incredible as it sounds, if you pull the rug out from a candidate's job offer, the person may be able to sue ...