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Don’t just hire: Use technology to create a candidate “experience”

There are a wealth of recruiting technology solutions and guidance available, designed to deal with the new reality of finding and hiring top talent. In our previous article, we discussed leveraging technology to manage your existing talent pool. In this article, we will share some tips and resources for leveraging technology to take your recruiting process to the next level. 

When conducting background checks, avoid improper use of conviction data

Regardless of the industry or the current state of the economy, conducting a criminal background screen on employment candidates has become standard practice for many employers. It is not so much the practice that presents the issue as it is the potential result. To that point, the critical question becomes, what does an employer do if the background check reveals a criminal record?

Are employees entitled to bring animals to work?

Your employee has requested to bring her dog to work in relation to a medical condition. She has even provided you a certificate illustrating that this is a service dog. What do you do? To determine whether you have an obligation to grant an employee’s request for accommodation, including the request to bring an animal to work, you must engage in the interactive process required by the ADA. Failing to engage in the interactive process can result in legal liability for your organization.