Google’s data-crunching prowess applies to its own hiring outcomes, and it’s found some interesting things.
Posts By: Michael Gaul
It’s worth the time and expense to know your CXO candidate as well as you possibly can. This is one hiring situation where relying on your instincts or having a ‘good feeling’ about someone just isn’t enough to make a solid hiring decision.
You need to hire a new manager. This role is crucial to your organization because the person in it will have some degree of autonomous control, and you need someone you can trust to use it well. This manager has to mirror your concern and commitment to the organization.
With the proliferation of Ban the Box laws in states and cities across the nation, we thought it would be a good idea to try to summarize the movement.
In the past, lawsuits based on FCRA class action used to be targeted toward the large credit bureaus, but now savvy lawyers are using the regulations to go after all kinds of corporations.
We’re pleased to kick off the new year by sharing our most-read blog posts from the Employment Screening Blog in 2014.
The human risks are present for virtually any type of driving job. However, the specific job or role related to the purpose or cargo may be considered a “high risk” driving job, and trigger deeper concerns that demand more thorough background screening.
The problem with routine background checks… As long as nothing bad happens, you are “rewarded” for doing inadequate background checks. But there are several major problems with shallow or poorly designed background checks.
Publix joins a growing list of companies that have settled class action lawsuits that alleged violations of the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). In this settlement, Publix admits to no violations of FCRA, but does agree to pay a total of $6.8 million. The issue in the case was the assertion that Publix failed to provide adequate… Read more »
Organizations are determined to hire the right people–those who have the right skills, fit with the organizational culture, and bring a willing attitude to the job. Locating, researching, and interviewing job candidates is time consuming and expensive. Like every other aspect of business, managers seek appropriate tradeoffs to balance risk and reward in hiring because… Read more »