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Employment Applications: Don’t Touch These Questions with a 10-Foot Pole!

Has your organization considered all the legal ramifications surrounding its employment applications? Sure, you must have enough questions to gather what you need to assess the candidate, but they should be the RIGHT questions. What questions may present legal problems or employee privacy issues? We have some help for our readers, courtesy of business consultant […]

Slow It Down … Hurrying Can Result in a Bad Hire!

It’s undeniable that the caliber of the people in your organization—their integrity, intelligence, experience, and commitment—is critical to your success. Give great people the opportunity to do meaningful work, and there’s no telling what they can achieve. So, if the people in your organization are the most critical factor in your success, do you spend […]

The Candidate Experience Matters! 6 Facts for Every Employer

The candidate experience (even for those applicants you don’t hire) can say a lot about your company. Employers that keep candidates in the dark as to where they are in the application process (or simply neglect to acknowledge their application) are unwittingly leaving a bad impression—and it can take a toll on the business and […]

Social Media Screening: Prevalence and Practice

In yesterday’s Advisor, Jason Morris, president of EmployeeScreenIQ of Cleveland, Ohio, shared his earned and not-so-earned (diploma mill) degrees. Today, his tips for social media screening. Does your organization conduct online media searches as a means of screening candidates in the hiring process? According to EmployeeScreenIQ’s Survey, about 63% of organizations do not; about 30% […]

Yes, I Have Three Degrees (Heh, Heh)

It can be hard to tell a real degree from a diploma mill degree, says expert Jason Morris. All recruiters should beware. Morris, who is president of EmployeeScreenIQ in Cleveland, Ohio, started his discussion of background checking with a review of his degrees. His résumé lists three, a Bachelor of Arts from Kent State, a […]