From Open Hiring To Negligent Hiring – How To Reduce Risk and Promote Inclusivity

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As employers face a critical talent shortage amongst historically low unemployment rates, organizations are turning to untraditional methods to source workers. While it’s not uncommon for a job listing to include a set of requirements for the position, what if those prerequisites were limited only to the ability to lift over 50 pounds, stand for […]

Putting Risk in Check – The Case for Ongoing Monitoring

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Risk. A four-letter word, to be sure. Organizations are subject to all sorts of risks and apply carefully-developed, painstaking steps to eradicate it. Actually, that’s the wrong word. Risk can’t be totally eliminated. Controlled and managed — yes. Hence “Risk Management.” Organizations will always face risks. Many come from external sources, such as threats emanating […]

Who’s The Boss?  How the New Federal Joint Employment Rule Impacts Employers

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Traditional employer/employee relationships aren’t as prevalent today as a decade ago. Laws haven’t caught up with these new workplace arrangements forcing lawmakers to consider new ways to ensure that the rights of workers are protected. Are you liable under the new Joint Employment Rule? More than 80 years ago, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the […]

The Unstoppable Growth of the Gig Economy – And How to Best Prepare

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If you haven’t planned for this dramatic and accelerating transformation of the workplace — and the new laws being enacted to protect it — you may want to begin today. “Outsourcing.” “Contract work” or “freelancing.” “The extended workforce.” “The gig economy.” Whatever you call it, this very significant revolution in jobs and hiring is accelerating […]

AI To Data Privacy: How Hiring Tools and Trends Will Drive Workplace Changes In 2020

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Tremendous shifts in the workplace are driving significant changes in recruiting and hiring as employers attempt to find qualified candidates in today’s highly competitive labor market. For example, employers are more often turning to technology to reduce time-to-hire and build applicant-friendly hiring practices. According to HireRight’s 2019 Employment Screening Benchmark Report, 32% of employers have deployed […]