Tag Archive: human resources

May 09

Get Rich Quick!

Remember how easy it was for Jed Clampett of Beverly Hillbillies fame? One day he was shootin’ at some food and up through the ground came some bubblin’ crude. It was just sitting there, waiting for him. Take a look in front of you. There’s a precious commodity just sitting there, waiting for you. As the promo …

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May 08

New Guidance issued by EEOC on Criminal Background Checks

On April 25, 2012, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued new Enforcement Guidance on use of arrest and conviction records in employment decisions. As a result, the new EEOC Enforcement Guidance aims to prohibit employers from using “blanket prohibitions” against hiring anyone with any kind of a criminal records, no matter how old the conviction and …

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May 02

Facebook – Help For HR?

Lies, damn lies and statistics – or valuable research? Everyone likes to get in on advising what HR and job seekers should do, not do or pay attention to on Facebook. Hardly a day goes by without some article – and why not when millions use the system? You have to take a look, though, …

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