Dos & Don’ts of Screening Your Candidates Online

TalentCulture

A good question without a right answer; it’s a gray area both in the law and company policies, especially because many employers don’t even have a social media policy. 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. Don’t believe everything you read and see online.

#TChat Preview: Legally Leverage Social Media In Recruitment

TalentCulture

The TalentCulture #TChat Show will be back live on Wednesday, December 10, 2014, from 7-8 pm ET (4-5 pm PT). The #TChat radio portion runs the first 30 minutes from 7-7:30 pm ET, followed by the #TChat Twitter chat from 7:30-8 pm ET.

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

TalentCulture

It’s that alarming moment when the background check reveals that your top job candidate has a criminal record. 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. If your candidate has a criminal background, the first step is to educate yourself on the top legal issues that could land you in court. education/training).

WIRTW #358 (the “appreciation” edition)

Ohio Employer's Law

Employee appreciation needs to be a year-round effort, not a one-off to-do to check off your corporate calendar. Here are some thoughts, from the archives, to make employee appreciation part of your corporate culture. The DOL’s Model FMLA Forms Expired Just Days Ago.