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 …
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
It is assumed that hiring decisions are based solely on the professional skills and qualifications of each applicant. In practice, however, our decisions can be influenced by many other factors that we may not even …READ MORE
Resume lying is commonplace. The HR department’s challenge is that the resume is one of the cornerstone pieces of information you can get about an applicant. What can you do about “fake” claims on a …READ MORE