Background screening is a step in the employment process that involves analyzing past and present details about a prospective employee before hiring. In the past, a background check was not necessary for the hiring process as companies were more concerned about the skills and qualifications of a potential employee. However, due to the drastic changes […]
Employers often use job applications to seek information about candidates’ conviction records. Criminal background checks are often performed before hiring an employee. The reasons for seeking the information seem obvious, but unfortunately, how the information can be used is not.
If you aren’t using automation to help speed up your hiring process, you’re missing out on top talent. By using automation, recruiters and HR departments will continue to focus on creating a completely seamless experience for new hires as they move through recruitment, induction, onboarding, and training; but not necessarily in that order.
With the new year in full swing, many companies may be looking to fill recently allotted roles. Hiring competition is expected to be fierce among employers—just last November, the increase in new jobs added to the market was double the number of people entering the labor force each month.
As fitness gurus across the country shout “New Year, New You” across the country, maybe it’s time for businesses to adopt the same mantra. The old ways of talent attraction just aren’t cutting it, and what may have attracted one generation won’t necessarily attract the next. What’s more, as companies try to get ahead of […]
Hiring temporary employees is a growing trend and not just around the holiday season. In 2018, 51% of employers surveyed by CareerBuilder were planning to hire temporary employees, compared to 44% that were seeking full-time talent.
The process of assessing and diagnosing mental health issues in a potential employee is complicated. Certain questions can offer valuable information about an individual’s behavior and reactions to work situations.
With the holidays looming, many organizations are staffing up for the busy times ahead. Holiday sales in 2018 are expected to rise as much as 5.6% over last year to a record $1.1 trillion, according to estimates from Deloitte. This means a need for more seasonal workers at a time when the labor market is […]
As 2018 comes to an end, it’s time to start predicting what 2019 has in store for recruiting professionals and hiring managers across the country.
Job descriptions are important for several reasons, including providing evidence of the exempt nature of positions classified as exempt under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). This article discusses ways of emphasizing the “exemptness” of positions classified as exempt under the FLSA’s executive and the administrative exemptions.