Healthcare organizations across the United States are facing an unprecedented labor shortage. Many healthcare employers are moving quickly to implement creative solutions that will attract and retain a qualified workforce. Kaiser Health News reports that “after the pressure cooker of the past two-plus years led to staff turnover and a
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In this episode, Jen helps employers understand their legal obligations when hiring minors. With summer quickly approaching, this topic is critical for anyone who hires employees of any age who are still in school.
The Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) is a federal law that governs employment-related background checks. Most lawsuits asserting federal claims proceed in federal court.1 The FCRA is atypical in that FCRA claims can proceed in either federal or state court. A new opinion from a California court of appeal
What are some strategies to help employers eliminate bias in the talent recruitment process?
Employers should take a holistic view of the various stages in the talent recruitment process to help eliminate bias. If employers wait until the interview to implement strategies to combat bias, the talent pool
Jeopardy! is moving past the drama of losing its first choice for Alex Trebek’s replacement for permanent host of the popular game show. Since former producer Mike Richards resigned over the summer after his past offensive comments resurfaced, Mayim Bialik filled in as guest host of weekday Jeopardy! episodes
Due to the global pandemic, employers are regularly recruiting new employees virtually. Attorney Mary Stuart King discuss what employers need to know regarding laws and challenges surrounding virtual interviewing.
Due to the global pandemic, employers have begun recruiting new employees virtually, which has resulted in online video exchanges replacing the face-to-face interviewing experience.
Touring a manufacturing facility where product demand exceeds labor supply, one can see owners who work long hours, alongside their workforce, to fill orders, trying a variety of ways to fill staff vacancies.
Dear Littler: We’re a nationwide employer excited that many of the pandemic-related restrictions are starting to ease up. In pre-COVID times, summer was always our busiest season. We’re looking forward to ramping up summer hiring, but have so far found it challenging to fully staff all our locations. We’re
An interviewer’s note that a job applicant was “at the end of her career” was not conclusive evidence of age discrimination, according to a recent Seventh Circuit opinion.
As the number of workers in the manufacturing industry aged 55 and older continues to increase, the ability of manufacturing employers to fill open positions becomes more challenging. The next generation of workers interested in manufacturing is far smaller than the generation of Baby Boomers they will replace.
Many businesses are continuing to hire for open positions during the COVID-19 pandemic. Employers that need to continue their hiring processes may see video conferencing platforms as a valuable tool to complete job interviews while maintaining physical distancing. While affording interview participants a more personable experience than a simple telephone
Using talent-finder software to simplify hiring decisions is all the rage. Hiring managers across the country love the idea that one of their most difficult tasks – hiring – can now done through software. So, what is good and what is risky when using these new hiring tools to evaluate
As employers seek to make increasingly efficient and “better” hiring decisions, avoid biases, and increase workforce diversity, they are turning to, or considering, a growing range of technological tools. Essentially, these tools help employers efficiently identify qualified candidates, narrow the pool of job seekers, and predict who may be the
The holiday season is nearly upon us, and the shopping frenzy is about to commence. This annual phenomenon brings the hurried engagement of seasonal employees, with thousands of these retail elves helping manage the increased workload. While seasonal employees generally work for only three to six months over the holidays, their brief tenure raises several organizational challenges. To effectively meet these challenges, employers must take steps to hire, onboard, and manage seasonal staff in accordance with applicable laws and ordinances to ensure the retail season remains jolly long after we ring in the New Year.