Medical marijuana legalization is becoming more prevalent, as states continue to legalize marijuana for medical and recreational purposes. This new trend has created legal ramifications for employers, who have struggled to create and maintain drug testing policies to keep pace with differing state laws. Employers can still enforce drug-free workplace policies and implement drug-testing policies, […]
Category: Screening, Assessment, Interviewing
Once candidates are found, a variety of measures may help employers choose the final candidate. This may involve interviews, tests, assessment centers, or other means of evaluation.
The recent death of New York City Police Officer Miosotis Familia, shot while on duty, serves as a grim reminder that certain jobs come with inherent risks.
A recent study conducted by CareerBuilder, a provider of human capital solutions, identifies 12 gaps in the candidate experience, and shows where companies sometimes struggle. The No. 2 item on the list, “not preparing hiring managers,” tends to get pushed aside in favor of more exciting solutions, but it deserves attention.
Before posting pictures of your late-night revelry or complaints about your job on social media, think again—70% of employers use social media to screen candidates before hiring, up significantly from 60% last year and 11% in 2006.
It’s important not to sugarcoat or otherwise misrepresent the reality of a job when looking for candidates. Doing so can result in a high turnover rate once candidates inevitably get a real look at the job.
Soft skills and emotional intelligence are required to succeed in many of today’s most in-demand positions, yet the focus when recruiting for these jobs is often elsewhere.
“How much are you currently earning?” It once seemed like an innocent enough question, and until recently was very common.
A recent Recruiting Daily Advisor article cites a survey that shows recruiters don’t seem to care much if a job candidate holds a second job.
Asking job seekers to solve complicated puzzles may not provide all the insight you need into skills and ability, but the exercise serves other purposes.
Yesterday we learned that drug use in the workplace or by workers is at a 12-year high, and we began to explore what recruiters can do with that information.