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Study proves that Facebook is not reliable as a hiring tool

Study proves that Facebook is not reliable as a hiring tool

Back in 2012, we learned that Facebook stalking would tell you if a person was worth hiring. Researchers at Northern Illinois University found that they could p...

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Defining and Delimiting the Exemptions for Executive, Administrative, Professional, Outside Sales and Computer Employees under the Fair Labor Standards Act

Defining and Delimiting the Exemptions for Executive, Administrative, Professional, Outside Sales and Computer Employees under the Fair Labor Standards Act

On May 18, 2016, President Obama and Secretary Perez announced the publication of the Department of Labor’s final rule updating the overtime regulations, whic...

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Does “Poverty” Cause Low Achievement?

Does “Poverty” Cause Low Achievement?

On her “Bridging Differences” blog, educator Deborah Meier began a discussion with Mike Petrilli of the Thomas B. Fordham Institute, on whether u...

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As More Americans Have Surgeries Overseas, US Companies Consider 'Medical Tourism' a Health Care Option

As More Americans Have Surgeries Overseas, US Companies Consider 'Medical Tourism' a Health Care Option

Joy Guion was boarding a plane for the first time to fly from her native North Carolina to Costa Rica, a sun-soaked tourism hot spot where she would stay in ...

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Government Shutdown - what can you do, and what's not available?

Government Shutdown - what can you do, and what's not available?

How does a Government Shut Down Affect You? During the Government Shutdown, many crucial services will be impacted. We will keep this page as up to date ...

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Poll: More People Support Affordable Care Act than they do ObamaCare.

Poll: More People Support Affordable Care Act than they do ObamaCare.

More Americans oppose the health care law when you call it Obamacare—46% of Americans oppose the health care law when it carries Obama’s name, wh...

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LinkedIn Denies Spamming, Tapping User Email

LinkedIn Denies Spamming, Tapping User Email

LinkedIn has categorically rejected allegations that it makes a practice of tapping into users' private email accounts and exploiting their contact lists...

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Data Broker Giants Hacked by ID Theft Service

Data Broker Giants Hacked by ID Theft Service

An identity theft service that sells Social Security numbers, birth records, credit and background reports on millions of Americans has infiltrated computers...

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NY Cracking down on Fake Online Reviews With 19 Companies To Pay More Than $350,000 In Fines each

NY Cracking down on Fake Online Reviews With 19 Companies To  Pay More Than $350,000 In Fines each

“Operation Clean Turf” Concludes Year-Long Undercover Investigation Into Reputation Management Industry, Astroturfing And False Endorse...

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Higher Education Pays: But a Lot More for Some Graduates Than for Others

Higher Education Pays: But a Lot More for Some Graduates Than for Others

Higher education is one of the most important investments that people make, and most students make this investment because they want a better chance to land ...

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Factcheck on Obamacare Myths:

Factcheck on Obamacare Myths:

Falsehoods about the Affordable Care Act are still swirling -- and the intensity of the claims is rising as the exchanges are set to launch. We’ve ...

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EEOC wins LandMark Transgender Case

EEOC wins LandMark Transgender Case

Rapid City Market to Pay $50,000 to Settle EEOC Finding of Discrimination Against Transgender Employee Well-Performing Employee Fired Because of Gender I...

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Surprise! You Shouldn’t Answer the Phone When Recruiters Call

 

graemegilovitzThis has to sound like the stupidest idea you have ever heard.

How can you get the job if you don’t actually talk to someone?

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Hirecentrix - Knowledge Base

Auditing the use of recruiting firms

A company's use of outside recruiting agencies has often been a neglected aspect of internal auditing. However, several concerns should be addressed to avoid potential problems in the use of outside recruiting firms. A pre-determination of the number of firms used and the selection of specific firms, as well as the kind of contract required of each firm should be established.

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Getting Past the Gatekeeper

 

meThe Dreaded GateKeeper!  sometimes the phone feels that much heavier because knowing that we have to get by that darn evil person.. the Gatekeeper from Hell.  You know the one, the one who always asks the most difficult questions to prevent you from getting to the Prize.. the Potential Client. 

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Expand the Supply of High-Quality Candidates

billradinNo advantage is too small when faced with a difficult search, and there’s simply no reason not to ask for as much help as possible before you begin—especially from your client. Not only do I want to know the sources of all candidates interviewed to date, I also want to know where candidates with the requisite skills might be found, such as competitors, companies with similar products, non-profit organizations, universities, research centers and so on.

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A Supervisor's Guide To Social Media, Part Two

johndonovanIn our last issue we began an analysis of the legal pitfalls managers can face when dealing with problems created by employees' use, and misuse, of social media like Facebook, YouTube and Twitter. We also offered some practical advice.

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Questions and Answers Uniform Guidelines on Employee Selection Procedures - UGESP

questions    Adverse Impact: What is it? How do you calculate it?   


PURPOSE AND SCOPE

    1. Q: What is the purpose of the Guidelines?

A: The guidelines are designed to aid in the achievement of our nation's goal of equal employment opportunity without discrimination on the grounds of race, color, sex, religion or national origin.

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