Benefits and Risks of Using Social Media Data When Hiring
The rise of social media has created new opportunities and challenges in the workplace, affecting each and every department in different ways. The recruiting and HR departments are no exception, with businesses of all sizes increasingly looking to access candidates' social media profiles when shortlisting.
However, with great power comes great responsibility.
Traditional interview questions often focus too much on experience. Interviewers ask candidates if they possess certain skills or how they’ve used those skills in the past. Those are helpful and necessary questions, but they don’t provide a complete picture of candidates – especially of their soft skills.
How to Manage, Hire and Lead Your Remote Workforce
One of the biggest challenges for companies today is that our workforces are becoming more decentralized. Managers are leading teams that are in different locations or working remotely. This makes communication challenging as we get less face time with team members and organizational leaders, but also it makes hiring equally challenging.
Q. One of our employees quit but hasn’t returned their company key or equipment. We typically use direct deposit, but is it acceptable to require an employee to pick up their final paycheck when company property has not been returned?