Practical Ways to Mitigate Risk from Fair Credit Reporting Act Class Actions

The Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) is a law that protects the privacy and accuracy of the information in a credit report. The FCRA spells out the rights of job applicants and an employer's responsibilities...
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Tips to Help Avoid a Court Date with the EEOC

This guide addresses the recent EEOC guidance, avoiding bright line rules, FAQs on criminal history, three factors to consider, questions to consider about background checks, and Ban the Box.This quick...
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Smarter, leaner way to human capital recruitment, productivity for H.R. depts, senior managers at organizations $23M to Over $1B

Key takeaways:reliance on ERP / technology tools for talent acquisition disadvantageous to hiring organizationsa smarter, leaner way exists - without spending more money on the issueHear from top recruiter...
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A Quickstart Guide: eSignatures for Insurance

The Insurance industry will be transformed by technology over the next few years and those who adapt will capture the lion's share of business. Don't get left behind. This guide will show you how to use...
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Background Checks Primer

It is critical for businesses to provide a safe environment for employees and customers, and to protect their interests. Whether you are hiring employees, working with independent contractors, or engaging...
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Employer to Pay $20K to Victim of Sexual Harassment, Retaliation, EEOC Announces

Workplace harassment makes up about 30 percent of all charges filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, EEOC commission Chair Jenny Yang said last week in a public meeting on finding ways...
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Ensure Job and Applicant Are a Good Match

A match between job and applicant might look good on paper but turns out to be a disaster in reality. Our resident guest blogger Robin Paggi offers some tips to employers on what they can do to make sure...
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Bad Lab: John Hopkins Pays $359K to Settle DOL Charges It Discriminated Against Black Women

The U.S. Department of Labor put the employment practices of the John Hopkins University’s Applied Physics Laboratory under the microscope and found them wanting. DOL announced yesterday that the...
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The 30 worst/funniest phrases to ruin a job interview

One of the latest (and funniest) trends to hit Twitter: Users sharing what phrases they could use to ruin a perfectly good job interview. And people have posted some real gems that you, as HR pros, will...
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Great — a new way for employees to complain about you anonymously

Think employers have problems with employees posting nasty stuff about them on Facebook? Wait ’til you hear about this.  There’s a new iPhone app available called Memo — and while it’s...
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