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Screening Candidates with Too Much Experience a Potential ADEA Violation

HR Daily Advisor

Can screening a candidate because they have too much experience become a legal problem? A 58-year-old attorney had too much experience to seek an in-house legal position with a healthcare products company. Diversity Insight ADEA Age Discrimination current employees disparate treatment

Diversity in the workplace: why it matters and how to increase inclusion

Workable

The #MeToo movement, the global rise of immigration, and large-scale political changes such as Brexit and the election of Trump, shed light on – previously overlooked – minority groups and draw our attention toward equal rights, racism, feminism and socio-economic disparities.

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Diversity in the workplace: why it matters and how to increase inclusion

Workable

The #MeToo movement, the global rise of immigration, and large-scale political changes such as Brexit and the election of Trump, shed light on – previously overlooked – minority groups and draw our attention toward equal rights, racism, feminism and socio-economic disparities. Now is the time for HR professionals to focus on diversity in the workplace and reinforcing inclusion not just in words, but in practice. But what exactly is diversity in the workplace?

Unconscious bias in recruitment: How can you remove it?

Workable

There’s a lot of talk around diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Companies try to get rid of any form of discrimination from their hiring process. Biased hiring decisions result in less diverse teams. And less diversity hinders your business productivity. “If

Evaluating Whether You Should Hire Candidates with Past Criminal Histories

Cisive

While this typically includes campaigns to specifically recruit diverse candidates, persons with disabilities, and other marginalized groups, there is a trend towards recruiting candidates with past criminal histories. In fact, a 2019 survey of consumers by SHRM indicated that 78 percent of consumers were comfortable buying products from companies that hired individuals with a non-violent criminal record, for customer-facing roles. At a time when the unemployment rate is 3.8

HRExaminer Radio – Executive Conversations: Episode #322: Jim Stroud, VP, Product Evangelist, ClickIQ

HR Examiner

Guest: Jim Stroud, VP, Product Evangelist at ClickIQ. He now serves ClickIQ as its VP, Product Evangelist. of product evangelists for North America for ClickIQ which is a automated job advertising platform startup in the UK which is now branching out to the U.S.

3 Ways Companies Are Fighting Bias in the Workplace and Hiring Process

Linkedin Talent Blog

And not only can these biases hurt interactions with customers, they can also creep into the hiring process and damage efforts to build a diverse workforce. Unilever understands that diversity is a business imperative. DiversityOn May 29, Starbucks customers across the U.S.

The problem with hiring for ‘culture fit’

Workable

Southwest Airlines famously screened job candidates based on their willingness to provide offbeat, fun experiences for passengers. Today, the concept of corporate culture fit has been flipped on its head, as the public continues to scrutinize the lack of diversity in the tech industry. Instead of being a strategy for hiring and keeping talented people, culture fit is often seen as a convenient way of discriminating against otherwise qualified people.

How Your AI-Driven Recruiting Software Could Lead to Legal Trouble Instead of Better Candidates

Linkedin Talent Blog

In the latest episode of Talent on Tap , Jaimi and Brendan explore reasons why, more than ever, your company’s legal and talent acquisition teams need to be working closely together: Caveat emptor: A product’s claim to being unbiased doesn’t make it unbiased.

Unconscious bias in recruitment: How can you remove it?

Workable

There’s a lot of talk around diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Companies try to get rid of any form of discrimination from their hiring process. Biased hiring decisions result in less diverse teams. And less diversity hinders your business productivity. “If

Check your Blind Spots, Avoiding Unconscious Bias with Technology

AllyO

Madeline: I love that you talk about equal opportunity and then the responsibility really looking at the leaders to lead this charge Torin what about you do you see a difference in companies understanding the difference between diversity and inclusion.

Compliance Checklist: Federal Employment Laws You Need To Know At Every Stage Of Your Company’s Growth

Zenefits

With a fast-growing small business, compliance is just one of many things on your to-do list, behind hiring, improving operations, and fine-tuning your products. Equal Pay Act (EPA), via EEOC. One key amendment, the Labor Management Relations Act, grants employers an equal position in union-employee-employer disputes and outlines dispute procedures. Employers may not discriminate against employees or applicants on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.

Interview process and strategies: a comprehensive FAQ guide

Workable

What is a phone screen interview? What is a screening interview? How do I improve my phone screen interview skills? Candidates should feel as comfortable as possible so that all parties benefit from a productive interview. What is a phone screen interview?

Careers page 101: Everything HR managers and recruiters need to know to build an effective careers page

Workable

How can you increase diverse applicants through your careers page? Help Scout , a B2B software development company for customer support teams, advertises its open roles and attempts to attract diverse audiences while presenting its teams: Screenshot via Help Scout.

Can The Digital Economy Make Hiring Fair?

SAP Innovation

There are have been studies showing how “ people assume that their own beliefs and introspections are, by definition, valid and therefore worthy of being acted on ,” which can lead to discrimination. One set of researchers studied companies that emphasized meritocracy and how executive-level and equally performing men and women were compensated. It offers Entelo Diversity , which uses the company’s own algorithm to try to make a dent in the diversity problem.