Interview Icebreakers Can Land You in Hot Water

Breaking the ice during job interviews without breaking the law is tougher than it sounds. Personal questions at job interviews are risky, legal experts say; they recommend interviewers stick to job-related inquiries, which are a safer way to build rapport. However well-intentioned, questions about children and where a job applicant is from, among other questions,…

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2021 May Signal a New Recruiting Era

The relationship between employers and employees has evolved dramatically over the course of the coronavirus pandemic. Here’s what that means for recruiting. As recruiting leaders embark on a new year, it would be easy to overlook all of the ways the workplace and employment changed over the last nine months. While the calendar may have…

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Recruiting, Hiring are HR’s Top Concerns for 2021

Recruiting and hiring is the top concern for HR professionals going into next year, according to Nov. 19 survey results from XpertHR; nearly two-thirds of the 563 responding organizations rated this topic as “somewhat” or “very” challenging. Other top concerns included workforce planning, health and safety at the workplace, and employee leave, which were all rated “somewhat” or “very” challenging by…

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