HOW TO USE PEER INTERVIEWING TO HIRE THE BEST CANDIDATES In your organization, who conducts candidate interviews? Who makes hiring decisions? How involved is your team — the actual people who will be working with the new hire? There is a growing trend in hiring to conduct peer interviews as part of the hiring process….

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“I QUIT!” WHAT TO DO WHEN AN EMPLOYEE RESIGNS

“I QUIT!” WHAT TO DO WHEN AN EMPLOYEE RESIGNS It is going to happen eventually: An employee is going to quit. Sometimes, it seemingly comes out of nowhere. Other times, you suspect that a resignation is coming soon, based on the person’s overall attitude and performance. Regardless of the circumstances, though, how you handle the…

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LEGAL IMPLICATIONS OF FRAUDULENT RESUMES

WHAT ARE THE LEGAL IMPLICATIONS OF FRAUDULENT RESUMES? Dishonest resumes are rampant with up to 80 percent containing lies. Even more feature misleading or embellished information from job titles and responsibilities to licensing credentials and salaries. High unemployment and tough competition for limited job openings are contributing to this alarming trend. In desperation, applicants without…

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KEEP YOUR COMPANY’S JOB INTERVIEWING QUESTIONS LEGAL Fair hiring guidelines became laws over four decades ago to give all job seekers equal opportunities during interview and selection processes. Yet today, employers still question applicants about forbidden and insulting topics that are unrelated to job duties and performance. A recent CareerBuilder survey found that at least one in…

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REHIRING A FORMER EMPLOYEE

YOU’RE FIRED . . . OR, MAYBE NOT: REHIRING A FORMER EMPLOYEE For most people, getting fired means that the door to that company is closed completely. Most bosses aren’t going to go to all of the trouble of terminating someone if they aren’t completely sure that the person is not suitable for the position,…

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