Hiring Tag

Like most aspects of the workplace, recruiting norms have changed as organizations prepare their postcoronavirus plans. While unemployment rates remain high, many employers find themselves struggling to connect with the right candidates. Employers can boost their recruiting efforts in the current employment market by ensuring that...

Post Summary for the Week of May 9th - May 15th | Human Resources EEOC Delays EEO-1, EEO-3 And EEO-5 Reports Until 2021 Hiring/Recruiting Pre-Employment Screening Amid COVID-19 HR Q&A: Arrests And Convictions | Employee Benefits Chronic Conditions And The COVID-19 Pandemic Dependent Care Benefits And COVID-19 Outbreak | Risk Management CDC - Reopening Decision Tools FMCSA Extends Waiver Of HOS...

    Q: Is it illegal to ask job applicants about former arrests and convictions?   A: Caution is advised when inquiring about an applicant’s criminal history. Asking about arrests violates laws put in place by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) because arrests have a record of being biased...

  Q: Which questions should be avoided during the interview process?   A: There isn’t an exhaustive list of questions employers should avoid asking, but employers need to be careful that any questions asked cannot be interpreted as discriminatory. To help avoid discrimination claims, information requested from the applicant...