Dos & Don’ts of Screening Your Candidates Online

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Discrimination : Title VII of the Civil Rights Act and state laws prohibit employers from making hiring decisions based on protected class information — information that could be seen inadvertently on a job applicant’s profile. A simple Facebook search could turn up information that, if used against a candidate, could result ina Title VII discrimination claim. Talent Management candidate screening compliance discrimination Nick Fishman online screening Social Media

The Prevalence and the Practice of Social Media Screening—The Dos and Don’ts

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Today, Morris, who is president of EmployeeScreenIQ of Cleveland, Ohio, reveals his tips for social media screening. According to EmployeeScreenIQ’s Survey, about 63% of organizations do not; about 30% do the searches internally; and about 7.5% Discrimination.

WIRTW #358 (the “appreciation” edition)

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via The HR Capitalist, Kris Dunn In-House Counsel: Is Transgender Discrimination on Your Radar? — via In House Transgender Discrimination is Illegal — via Cleveland Employment Law Blog Social Media & Workplace Technology Is Big Brother Watching? o your employees feel appreciated?

WIRTW #376 (the “…I’ll only disappoint you…” edition)

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Here’s the rest of what I read this week: Discrimination EEOC: Let Us Imagineer ENDA For You — via Cato Daily Podcast Are ride-hailing businesses Uber and Lyft ADA-compliant? I thought I’d try something different today by bringing you a musician I’ve recently discovered— Courtney Barnett.

WIRTW #355 (the “paraskevidekatriaphobia” edition)

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via employeescreenIQ Blog Does Your Office Have Dating Policies and Guidelines? — Paraskevidekatriaphobia is the fear of Friday the 13th. Fragapane Phobia is the fear of celebrating birthdays. Today is my birthday, and, thankfully, I suffer from neither of these phobias. Happy birthday to me.

WIRTW #356 (the “rock hall” edition)

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Here’s the rest of what I read this week: Discrimination Sexual Harassment: Boys and Thrones — via Heather Bussing at HR Examiner with John Sumser What Sexual Harassment at Work Really Looks Like — via Cosmopolitan Nobody Discriminates Like Sara Lee? —

WIRTW #360 (the “one shining moment” edition)

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Here’s the rest of what I read this week: Discrimination Starbucks ‘Race Together’ promotion sparks controversy — via Ragan.com What’s your workplace retaliation IQ? — March Madness is now if full swing, with 20 games down, and 47 to go (at least as this post goes live).

WIRTW #350 (the “bad reputation” edition)

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Here’s what I read over the past few weeks: Discrimination Is It Harassment To Post Nutritional Information On A Co-Worker’s Chair? — via Employment Discrimination Report Do the ADA and FMLA Provide Protections to LGBT’s in the Workplace? —

WIRTW #348 (the “blackheart” edition)

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Here’s what I read this week: Discrimination The “Association” Game: How a Spouse’s Cancer May be Covered by the ADA — via Dan Schwartz’s Connecticut Employment Law Blog Role reversal!

The Hot Potatoes Of Social Screening

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There are certainly both the risks and rewards of screening job candidates online, but understanding the legal considerations facing companies that turn to the Internet to check out job candidates due to privacy, discrimination and accuracy is critical. “The vacant laugh. Of true insanity.

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

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Your focus should be on compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) and anti-discrimination laws. About the Author: Jason Morris founded EmployeeScreenIQ in 1999 and currently serves as the company’s Chief Operating Officer and President. It’s that alarming moment when the background check reveals that your top job candidate has a criminal record. Is this a deal breaker? What should you do?

WIRTW #357 (the “proud papa” edition)

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Here’s the rest of what I read this week: Discrimination Can Your Severance Agreements Withstand an EEOC Challenge? — via The Emplawyerologist Walmart Settles EEOC Age, Disability Discrimination Suit for $150K — via In House Is retaliation such a big deal? — My kids go to an amazing school. Part of what makes it amazing is that beginning in second grade the year’s second parent-teacher conferences is student led. Last night, my wife and I experienced our first Norah-led conference.

WIRTW #347 (the “bad santa” edition)

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Here’s what I read this week (and last week): Discrimination Cancer and the Workplace: Tips for Employers and A Thanksgiving to Remember: When Cancer Strikes — via Dan Schwartz’s Connecticut Employment Law Blog Do you have a “ super” anti-harassment contract with your employees? — A big thank you to NPR’s Yuki Noguchi , who interviewed me for a story on office holiday parties gone badly, which ran on Wednesday’s Morning Edition.

WIRTW #362 (the #rockweek2015 edition)

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UPS — via Dan Schwartz’s Connecticut Employment Law Blog Discrimination Tim Cook: “Religious Freedom” laws are pro-discrimination — via TiPb Transgender Discrimination? He Said, She Said… — via The Employment Brief Hiring for Culture Fit: Discrimination by Another Name? — Cleveland is popping. We landed the 2016 Republican Convention. We keep showing up on national “best of” lists—best city to visit , best food , best beer ….