#TChat Recap: Mending Employee And Employer Relations

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Industrial & Organizational Psychologist and Director of Thought Leadership at Kilberry Leadership Advisors; and Chip Joyce, CEO and Co-founder of Allied Talent. Employee engagement, the candidate experience, and talent management all ties back into how employees get along with their employers. Mending employee and employer relations involves taking a look at various organizational challenges that relate to talent management.

Secret Santa: Background Checks & Holiday Temp Workers

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But the truth is, when I see Santa up on his throne at the mall, taking one child after another up onto his lap for a recital of holiday wants and wishes, I don’t just see the candy canes, the mistletoe, and the happy, excited faces. Not necessarily always down the darkest of roads (though sadly, you’d be shocked at how often “Santa” gets hired without a proper sex offender registry search), but simply through the facts and realities. Perhaps it’s because I work in the HR space?

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Dos & Don’ts of Screening Your Candidates Online

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However, there are pros and cons to utilizing social media and search engines in the hiring process, and hiring managers want to know— to snoop or not to snoop? First, let’s take a look at how many in HR say that they use social media in the hiring process. Take a look at these three key legal concerns. Remember, information readily available on a public page (religion or race, for example, gleaned by glancing at a profile picture) is protected class information.

Your Job Candidate Has Criminal Record? Don’t Panic.

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In fact, there are five key steps that will help you determine whether or not your candidate should be disqualified and, at the same time, how you can stay compliant with state and federal screening laws. Older age at the time of the offense or the time of release. About the Author: Jason Morris founded EmployeeScreenIQ in 1999 and currently serves as the company’s Chief Operating Officer and President.

The Hot Potatoes Of Social Screening

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Before even knowing the context (and not really caring at first), I cringed and rolled my eyes. This one, though, was really offensive, although I didn’t point that out to my friend who shared it, nor did I comment on it at all. My father was an officer and police detective for over 30 years, and he always told me that he’d rather face a “bad guy or gal” holding a gun than wielding a knife, because at least with the gun you knew where it was pointing. “The vacant laugh.