Posts Tagged ‘hiring’

H-1B Filing Season Began April 1, Brings Changes

The H-1B filing season for fiscal year (FY) 2020 began Monday, April 1, 2019. If you have workers who need these U.S. work visas, prepare for them to be claimed within a week — and note three changes made to the process this year. The H-1B visa program allows U.S-based companies to temporarily hire foreign […]

2 Apr 19 - Hiring - Jessica Mulholland - No CommentsRead More »

Another Successful CalChamber HR Symposium!

CalChamber hosted its second annual HR Symposium to a sold-out crowd in San Francisco, California on November 2, 2018. The day’s keynote speaker was Kevin Kish, the Director of the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH). Kish provided valuable insight into the DFEH’s role in regulating and enforcing the state laws that protect Californians […]

7 Nov 18 - Labor Relations - Vannessa Maravilla - No CommentsRead More »

Tall Tales from the Hiring Process: Employers Spot Résumé Lies

The available labor pool is tightening, and you may be eager to fill empty or new positions at your business. But, this eagerness shouldn’t cause you to rush the recruitment process. According to a report from Career Builder, three-quarters of hiring managers have caught job seekers lying on their résumés. In fact, some résumés lacked […]

28 Aug 18 - Hiring - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »

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San José’s New Scheduling Ordinance Effective March 13, 2017

On November 8, 2016, San José voters passed the Opportunity to Work Ordinance. Under the ordinance, employers with 36 or more employees are required to offer additional work hours to existing, qualified part-time employees before hiring new employees, including subcontractors or the use of temporary staffing services. It is effective on March 13, 2017. According […]

9 Mar 17 - Hiring, Workplace Policies - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »

Filling a Position? Social Media Posts Continue to Vex Employers

According to a recent Career Builder survey, employers are increasingly turning to social networking sites to find additional information on potential candidates – and they are not always pleased with what they find.  The survey, conducted by Harris Poll, found that 51 percent of employers who research job candidates on social media reported finding content […]

10 Jul 14 - Social Media - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »