HR Basics: 4 Common Hiring Mistakes You Really Need to Avoid

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Employees are one of the most important assets to a business, so that’s why hiring the right candidates is crucial to a business’ success. You want your employees to complement one another because bad hires can cause disruption in business, job dissatisfaction and high turnover. According to a Dice article (titled The Cost of Bad Hiring…

You’re Not the Boss of Me? Well, the NLRB May Disagree

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By Gregory D. Hanscom With a few key strokes last month, the National Labor Relations Board, in a 3-2 decision down party lines, wiped away years of precedent and re-wrote, or, in its words “refined,” the definition of a joint employer. In a ruling that will, if upheld through inevitable appeals, significantly impact…

Will Your Candidate Accept the Offer? This Checklist Will Help You Know

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Note: In this third and final part of a series on managing search risk, Joe Ankus presents a checklist of the questions to answer before an offer is made. Getting these answers will help you guide the offer and presentation to minimize the potential for rejection. In part one Joe presented the pre-search…

As Attitudes Shift, Companies Find That “Boomerangs” Are Coming Back

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It used to be that being a “job hopper” was a bad thing. Employers wouldn’t touch someone who moved around a lot. And employees almost never wanted to go back to a former employer. They had good reasons for leaving. Today, however, most understand that boomerangs are a fact of life. But what…

Employers Ignore Stock Market to Add 190K Workers In August

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Shrugging off the turmoil in the world’s financial markets, U.S. employers continued to hire in August, adding 190,000 new jobs to the national economy. The monthly National Employment Report from HR services and payroll processor ADP came in somewhat lower than the 200,000 increase economists expected, yet it was an improvement over the…

Employer Payrolls, Online Job Postings Grew In August

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Shrugging off the turmoil in the world’s financial markets, U.S. employers continued to hire in August, adding 190,000 new jobs to the national economy. The monthly National Employment Report from HR services and payroll processor ADP came in somewhat lower than the 200,000 increase economists expected, yet it was an improvement over the…

Finding Leaders Who Can Take on Today’s Complexities: 8 Capabilities Recruiters Should Put on the List

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It’s a complex world out there. Thanks to globalization and technology, organizations need leaders at all levels who’ll be able to step up to the challenge and help them take advantage of the opportunities present in volatile and uncertain business environments. So what specific capabilities should recruiters look for in new talent? A number…