When it comes to reference checking, far too many organizations are falling down on their duties. Although organizations shy away from this practice because of uncertainty and misperceptions pertaining to the ever-changing, complex array of employment-related legal risks, reference checking should be a vital part of every strategic hiring process.
Has social networking become your preferred resource for background checks? Even though looking through wall posts, tweets and photographs may be a cheap alternative to recruitment screening, this hiring practice can lead your small business into serious trouble.
Hiring the right people for every open position is critical for any human resource executive, corporate recruiter, and manager. As most employers realize, a bad hire can be detrimental to the success of a company.
It’s that time of year when employers are considering hiring teens. Here’s an article from the Easy Small Business archives that you can use as a reference.
Do your employees know what to do when they need time off work or even if such time off is allowed? Instead of relying on word of mouth, craft a detailed attendance policy that keeps every supervisor and worker on the same page.
If you’re thinking about implementing a pre-employment testing process for your company, you’ll want to read the article “Making the Grade: Employers Face Increased Scrutiny of Pre-Employment Testing Programs from the blog of law firm Vedder Price.
When you don’t have the benefit of a full-time human resources department, hiring even one extra employee can topple your already overflowing plate. At the same time, without the proper federal, state and company-specific paperwork, you may be setting up your business for fines, lawsuits and mass confusion.
Are you stuck with a problem child working on your team? Instead of avoiding the issue or filling out the pink slip, use these tips to get better results from your employees.
Businesses are always looking for unique ways to attract the best candidates to their businesses. To get the cream of the crop these 10 businesses have shown their creativity.
Making a decision on whom to hire during the job interview process isn’t an easy task. Finding and hiring the best candidates starts with asking the right interview questions. The five questions highlighted below will help employers to better assess whether a job applicant is a strong potential hire: