When it comes to criminal records, what is the best way to determine who I should and shouldn’t hire?
While future studies might indeed create a clear picture, this study is simply a stepping stone for additional research that incorporates a greater spectrum of criminal activity, a larger sampling size, a more diverse age group and a nationwide analysis.
Robert Schepens, CEO of Champion Staffing recently wrote the book, “The Great Workplace 2.0” and we think you’ll enjoy this excerpt from his book as well as the overall concept of tomorrow’s great workplace.
By Caitrin O’ Sullivan at iCIMS
The number one complaint we’re hearing from hiring managers and recruiters is that they are being absolutely inundated with resumes, to the point that they simply cannot handle the overload.
The purpose of this essay is to examine how the state of our economy has affected the use of and implementation of employment background checks. We will also discuss how it has driven some interesting trends and what it means for the future.
With the increase in organizations that are downsizing, we are finding an alarming trend. Often, these organizations are no longer adequately staffed to be able to provide verifications in a timely manner, if at all for former employees.
There is so much competition in the market place at the moment, with many former senior level executives vying for jobs far beneath their skills and qualifications it’s become a virtual (no pun intended even though we are an online recruitment company), feeding frenzy!
By Lisa Kaye, President & CEO of greenlightjobs
If your employee scheduling, time collection, payroll and HRIS processes are draining key resources and costing your organization more than they should, it’s time to look to the marketplace for solutions.
By Anthony Petraco, President & CEO of Valiant Solution, Inc.
Most firms that experience a serious [workplace violence] incident will move quickly to minimize the negative publicity and the impact on their business.
By W. Barry Nixon, Executive Director of National Institute for Prevention of Workplace Violence
While there is no specific prohibition on checking an applicant’s Facebook page, employers should carefully weigh the potential hazards before entering these waters.
By Jackie J. Ford of Vorys, Sater, Seymour & Pease LLP