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5 Questions You Cannot Ask in an Interview as an Employer

Many employers are aware that there are specific questions you can’t ask during an interview. Inquiring about a candidate’s citizenship, marital status, gender, national origin, race, and similar protected conditions isn’t just bad form; it’s illegal. Here’s a little more info about 5 topics you cannot ask in an interview.

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Putting More Focus On Individuals, Rather Than Labels

  One of the most important steps in hiring is making sure you understand why the role exists. It is not uncommon for companies to get into the habit of blindly refilling roles even if they have outdated job descriptions or might no longer be required. By evaluating the job and the current job description, […]

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6 Top Reasons You Might Lose a Job Offer Due to a Background Check

Finding a job is no easy task—it takes time. You searched for a job, applied, went through multiple interviews, and finally, you got an offer—sweet! But before you can start your new job, you have to jump through one more hoop: the background check for employment. Employers conduct background checks (also called background screenings and pre-employment screenings) either internally, […]

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Top 4 Reasons to Partner With A Staffing Firm During This Time

Chances are, COVID-19 has impacted your business in some way and dealing with these unexpected changes has probably been quite a transition. If you’ve found that you need to make changes to your current workforce, a staffing firm may be what you need. Here’s a few advantages of partnering with a staffing firm during this time:

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The New Interview Questions – What Did You Accomplish?

It’s not enough that there’s been a pandemic, millions of people got laid off, graduates are struggling to find jobs…and now you need to think about new interview questions. The interview questions that everyone will have to answer, especially recent grads is “What did you do during the pandemic of 2020? Or How did you […]

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