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Heads Up Employers: New Law Limits Use of E-Verify

The following is a guest blog post by James C. Anderson of Triebsch & Frampton, APC, in Turlock, California. Mr. Anderson practices in the areas of labor law, employment law for management, business transactions, and civil litigation.  435 more words

Legal Topics

Is it all in a name?

The Government announced last week that several large employers are going to pilot anonymous recruitment schemes. The organisations involved have voluntarily pledged that they will shortlist job applicants having first removed the candidates’ names. 404 more words


10 Shady Job Recruitment Practices Every Job Hunter Should Be Aware Of

No matter where you reside in the United States, it can be tough as week old bagels to land the job that’s right for you. It rarely matters what type of degree you have because competition is stiff across the board, especially when it comes to landing a job that will lead to a long-lasting and fulfilling career. 1,026 more words

A few words about your resume

 If you read the most recent blog, you’ll know that I moved recently to the Biology Department at UT Arlington. As part of the process of setting up the lab at UTA, I’m reviewing applications for various positions in the department and in my lab. 946 more words

Job Applicants

10 overly 'creative' ways to apply for a job

“Job seekers know they’re competing with a lot of other candidates,” observes Rosemary Haefner, chief of human resources at CareerBuilder. “So they’re trying more unusual tactics to stand out from the crowd.” 298 more words


Social Accountability

How can managers and human resource professionals call themselves leaders and effective listeners when job applicants are trained to wear a mouth guard. The muffling effect they love; the applicant’s reality they reject. 11 more words

The devil is in the details

It’s Monday. I’m having a bad hair day, I left the house this morning without putting my wedding ring back on (had taken it off to clean some pans), we had a new employee start this morning and I do all the HR, I lost a button off my blouse, I was still working on my first cup of coffee at 11 am, and we had a phone provider switch-over at 5 pm that didn’t go as planned and for which I am the… 208 more words

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