Under Pepsi's former policy, job applicants who had been arrested pending prosecution were not hired for a permanent job even if they had never been convicted of any offense.
From the National Employment Law Project's guide Criminal Background Checks: A Best Practices Guide for Employers:Read More
Since mid-2010, the latest technology tool by ebosswatch.com has been nearly as popular among human resources and hiring managers as it has been with job seekers. Read More
On the federal level, observers cited an October hearing by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission as a warning that employers should brace themselves for such legislation.Read More
Performing an Internet search on a job applicant is akin to interviewing them, according to a lawyer who spoke at a session on social media at the annual Risk & Insurance Management Society Inc. conference in Vancouver.Read More
B&W Pantex recruiters had to convince candidates that there is a bright future in the rather unglamorous field of nuclear weapons storage, and that living in the dusty, remote panhandle of Texas is a destination rather than a career stopover.Read More
Here's the Catch-22 about checking credit: An applicant who has been unemployed for months may have no choice but to rack up debt and fall behind in paying bills.Read More
Although there is growing use of E-Verify by private employers, a large percentage of those companies are using it because they are required to—either because they operate as employers in a jurisdiction where it is legally required or because they are federal contractors or subcontractors. For the vast majority of employers in the U.S., E-Verify is still optional. The chart below shows the circumstances in which E-Verify must be used, and when it’s merely an option for an employer to consider.Read More