On April 25, 2012, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued revised enforcement guidelines on the use of criminal records in hiring decisions. In its guidance, the EEOC sets out to ensure that applicants’ exclusions …READ MORE
Ban the Box—the international civil rights movement aimed at persuading employers to remove the check box that asks if applicants have a criminal record from their hiring applications is more than a trend. It’s a …READ MORE
Consider these sobering facts about workplace violence:
OSHA reports there are about 2 million cases of workplace violence reported every year.
Homicide is the 3rd leading cause of workplace deaths among healthcare workers and professional …
Globally interconnected information networks and supply chains, pushed by rapidly evolving technology, are changing the meaning of work as well as the methods of managing it. Successfully coordinating the services and products needed for the …READ MORE
The forces driving changes in Human Resources hiring and retention processes are more often mentioned than they are understood.
We speak so much about “globalization” that it seems we must understand it, but in fact the …READ MORE
An employer presents its job candidate with the necessary disclosures and authorization to obtain the candidate’s permission to perform a pre-employment background check. The candidate, who was not ultimately chosen for the position, later comes …READ MORE
You’re about to make a hire. So far, the candidate checks out on paper and in person, but you have yet to perform a formal background check. Is the final background screening really necessary?
Screening candidates …READ MORE