Archive for the ‘Hiring’ Category

Clues Your Employee May Be Itching to Quit

Employees who are thinking about leaving their job may be giving off clues, according to a recent study on voluntary turnover. Timothy Gardner, a Utah State University associate professor at the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business, completed a study on voluntary turnover with some interesting, though perhaps not surprising findings. For instance, an employee […]

25 Feb 14 - Hiring - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »

Coming Soon for San Francisco? Watch for New Background Check Rules

On February 11, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors passed a new ordinance that would “ban the box” on employment applications; eliminating the commonly used check box on employment applications that asks for criminal history. If signed by the mayor, the ordinance will impose a number of new restrictions on employers’ use of criminal history […]

13 Feb 14 - Hiring - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »

Form I-9 Videos for Employers

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced the release of three short video vignettes for employees and employers that demonstrate how to complete the Form I-9. Each vignette walks the viewer through the key steps in four minutes or less, and each video covers a particular section of the Form I-9. Section 1 of Form […]

10 Feb 14 - Form I-9, Hiring - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

Memorable Interview Blunders

Most job applicants get a case of the nerves when going through a job interview. There’s a lot riding on the interview, and a person doesn’t get a second chance to make a good first impression. That first impression is important, according to a new survey from CareerBuilder, which found that nearly half of employers […]

4 Feb 14 - Hiring - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »

Federal Contractors: New Disability Self-Identification Form

The Office of federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) recently released a revised self-identification form that federal contractors must use to comply with new federal regulations implementing Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. Section 503 requires federal contractors and subcontractors to take affirmative action to recruit, hire, promote and retain individuals with disabilities (IWDs). […]

31 Jan 14 - Hiring, Workplace Policies - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »