Can an offer letter create liability?

  • September 20, 2013

Q. Our company recently terminated a manager who had been with us for less than three months. He just seemed not to be the right fit. Now the former employee is...

5 keys to writing a powerful job description

  • August 01, 2013

You may have a clear vision of your dream employee, but how do you capture those thoughts and form them into an accurate and enticing job description that attracts the...

Keep teens safe on the job this summer

  • June 25, 2013

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...

Background checks: How safe is too safe?

  • April 01, 2013

Q. We are considering instituting a criminal background check policy for all employee positions. We’ve heard scary stories of lawsuits regarding negligent hiring,...

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...

THE NEW I-9 FORM

  • 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...