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Job Applicant's Criminal Conviction: When Can it be a Reason to Deny Employment?

By Leonard Brazil | 

Effective April 1, 2016, California Regulation 11017.1 was amended to further limit an employer’s policy to consider criminal convictions in rejecting a job applicant or take adverse employment action against an existing employee.   766 more words

Learn to Interview Like a Professional Hiring Manager

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My FREE course went live on Saturday 2 April and it has garnered more than 500 students from 74 countries. Udemy, the largest on-line course platform in the world, has now listed it as one of the top courses in Human Resources. 110 more words

I Am Going To Be An ASTRONAUT!

NASA plans to hire 14 new astronauts! Exciting news, indeed! The notice went out last November that they would begin accepting applications on December 4th through mid-February … meaning that if you didn’t already send yours in, you might as well give it up. 635 more words


Research: Social Media Activity Plays Big Role On Whether Job Seekers Get Hired

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) —  If you’re looking for work, a good resume and solid references aren’t the only thing job applicants have to worry about these days. 261 more words


Important Business Matters

Arnold Bains can’t remember exactly when it happened, but somewhere down the road the Labour Board (or was it some touchy feely Human Rights Group?) decided that there are certain questions he can’t ask a potential employee during a job interview. 474 more words

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