Adverse Action: The Two-Step Process

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individualized assessments are a two step processThis is the final piece in a series on avoiding unnecessary risks in the hiring process, published in response to the documents jointly published by the EEOC on background screening and the recent rash of litigation. In previous posts, we have discussed the need for a valid authorization form and how to include that in the application process, Continue Reading →

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HR and Management Weekend Round Up

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August 16, 2014–August 17, 2014

Inc.: “Great Management Questions”

This list of the top 100 questions includes popular adages, including “What should we stop doing?” (from Peter Drucker) as well as some newer ideas. Many of the questions are focused on human resources, such as “What did we miss in the interview from the worst hire we ever made?”

Tim Sackett: “10 Mistakes You Don’t Want to Make in HR”

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Hiring Matrix: Friend or Foe?

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hiring matrices can prove dangerousSo, how do you decide who to hire when you have multiple positions to fill and hundreds of applicants? Can you streamline the process and eliminate candidates more quickly with a hiring matrix? Yes, and no.

A hiring matrix can become problematic when contractors and employees are being reviewed against two different sets of rules. This is what ...

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HR and Management Weekend Round Up

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Aug. 9, 2014 — Aug. 10, 2014

HR Hero: Email, Age Discrimination and Conspiracy

In this case, an employer was sued for threatening to replace an employee with an AKBA (read on to find out the meaning behind this acronym). Even though the lawsuit failed, it is yet another reminder to watch those emails carefully. Remember, everything sent via corporate email can and will be used against you in a court of law.

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The National Database Myth

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“August 2014 will have 5 Fridays, 5 Saturdays and 5 Sundays. This only happens once every 823 years.  The Chinese call it silver pockets full. Share with your friends have enjoy good financial health…”

silver pockets full--the national database searchIn August 2010, an item began circulating via social media sites claiming that the month was something special. Similar claims about months containing five instances of three different days of the week ...

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Facebook Photos Reveal Employee Dishonesty

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Facebook Photos Actually Helped the Employer Reveal Employee Dishonesty After Termination

OIG GSAAn RN on a lawful FMLA leave was discharged from her position at Detroit Medical Center after the employer discovered she had misrepresented her qualifying medical condition in her FMLA leave request. 

The RN claimed she could walk and stand only for limited periods and required FMLA ...

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Are You Doing Individualized Assessments?

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Recently, a House Subcommittee heard from the EEOC on individualized assessments and criminal background checks as a matter of policy. An attorney representing the U.S. Congress alleged that the EEOC’s guidance is faulty. Evidence of this was made clear when the EEOC Chair Berrien admitted that the agency does not follow its own policy on individualized assessments.

Does that mean that employers no longer have to follow EEOC guidance and can abandon individualized assessments? ...

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HR and Management Weekend Round Up

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July 26, 2014–July 27, 2014

OrganizationalMapping_28120Inc.: Use Each New Hire to Build a Growth Culture”

Each new hire matters, especially ones in management or the executive level, because they reshape your culture. How do you ensure that they are taking your company along the right path?

TLNT.com: “Finding ‘A’ Level Talent is Highly Overrated”

So, what’s the alternative to finding the best person in your industry for that ...

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