Tag: recruiting and hiring

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Posted in Hiring

Applicant’s Criminal History Off Limits Until After Making Job Offer

We want to protect our company and staff from criminals. Can we ask applicants if they have a felony conviction in our application or during…

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Posted in Hiring

Factors to Consider When Deciding Whether to Pay for Try-Out Time

If we ask a job applicant to demonstrate their job skills during an interview, do we have to pay them for their time? During the…

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Posted in Hiring

Recruiting Best Practices for a Post-COVID-19 Job Landscape

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber employment law expert Matthew Roberts, and bestselling author and recruiting expert Rikka Brandon discuss hiring best practices…

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Posted in Hiring

CalChamber Hiring Checklist Makes Onboarding Easy

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Labor and Employment Vice President Bianca Saad and CalChamber employment law expert Matthew Roberts share highlights from…

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Posted in General

Blended Workforces Are Here to Stay, Survey Says

We already know that 76 percent of employees want permanently flexible work, and now it looks like things are going to stay that way. More…

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Posted in Hiring

Labor Shortage Prompts Retirees’ Return to Workforce

California’s labor shortage is immense. A recent column in CalMatters noted that while the state has one of the highest unemployment rates, employers also “have hundreds…

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Posted in Hiring

Diversity in Hiring: Discrepancy Exists Between Intent, Action

In California, diversity in the workplace has been a hot topic in recent years. Not only did then-Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. sign a bill…

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Posted in Hiring

Survey: One-Third of Americans Lie on Their Resumes

As 65 percent of U.S. workers seek new employment, according to the latest PwC US Pulse Survey, employers should be mindful of resumes coming in….

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Posted in Hiring

Common Virtual, In-Person Interview Mistakes

As job interviews shifted from in-person to virtual over the last year and a half, the common mistakes applicants may make also changed. According to…

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Posted in Hiring Workplace Policies

Employees Are Quitting in Record Numbers — Here’s How to Keep Them

In April 2021, a record all-time high of 4 million people quit their jobs, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) — this…