Posts Tagged: HR trends

HR Trends Series: Individualized Assessments in Criminal Background Checks

Individualized Assessments

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 due to past criminal conduct are both job-related and a business necessity. The Commission recommended and set out guidelines for… Read more »

HR Trends Series: Ban the Box is Sweeping the Nation

Ban the Box

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 movement that has taken a strong hold in the form of “Fair Chance” laws across an increasing number of states… Read more »

HR Trends Series: HR Takes a Seat at the Risk Table

HR at the Risk Table

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 decentralized organizations in this new work world is a demanding high wire act where the failure of making a hand-off… Read more »