Standardize Your Team's Candidate Phone Screens
The initial phone screen isn’t just a formality to confirm your candidate isn’t a total weirdo. Executed properly, this conversation is an opportunity to identify non-starters and, most importantly, to understand if this person truly is who their profile says they are. Your team of recruiters is going to be conducting these constantly and–in the interest of candidate experience and consistent assessment–it’s important to standardize these calls. Luckily, I happen to sit back to back with Entelo's senior business recruiter, Amina “Value-Add” Moinuddin, and learned that there are a host of questions you can ask candidates no matter what role you’re filling.Read on.
How to Identify and Handle Low Performers
A chain is only as strong as its weakest link, and a company is only as strong as its lowest-performing employees. At first, this analogy may appear to be an overreach–after all, how can one or even a handful of poorly performing workers affect the success of an entire organization?
However, according to data from the Eagle Hill National Attrition Survey, low performers can have significantly negative effects on an organization. Below are a few excerpts from the survey respondents:Read on.
When Does An Employee's I-9 Form Need Updated?
I have an employee who was recently married and changed her name. Does she need to complete a new I-9 form with her new name?
When an employee changes their name (legally) employers are not required to complete a new I-9 form. The US Citizenship and Immigration Services recommends that employers note the name change in Section 3 of the form. To make sure your records are in order, here are the points to consider:Read on.
U.S. DOL Signals Coming Changes
On June 27, 2017, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) made two announcements that signal a change of direction for the new Administration. First, the DOL announced in a press release that it would return to its decades-long practice of issuing "opinion letters," which provide employers formal, written guidance on specific labor law issues. Second, the DOL began the process for seeking public notice and comment on the Obama DOL's rule increasing the salary threshold for overtime exemptions, indicating that the DOL is considering eliminating or changing the controversial rule. Read more.
OSHA Inspections are on the Rise
As employers, manufacturers are aware of their responsibility for knowing the safety standards applicable to their businesses. But many do not understand their rights and obligations during the inspection process. In recent years, after adding more than 100 compliance officers, OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Act) has been increasing the number of inspections, citations, and litigation it undertakes. The following tips should help you properly handle OSHA inspections.
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