A transgender woman could not establish employer liability for a co-worker’s threatening statements and conduct that the employer investigated but could not immediately…
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The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) is ramping up its enforcement of federal contractors’ affirmative action programs. Speaking at the SHRM Annual…
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​U.S. employers added a meager 235,000 new jobs in August, with hiring in business services leading the way, according to the latest employment report from the Bureau of…
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Amendments that expand employment protections under the New York City Fair Chance Act—the city’s the ban-the-box law—recently took effect.
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Employers are increasingly seeking employees with soft skills such as dependability, teamwork/collaboration, problem-solving and flexibility. That’s because while most…
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Should an employee disclose previous depression struggles during a job interview? If I can’t afford a car and my company wants me back in the office, should I ask for a raise or to work remotely? SHRM President and CEO Johnny C. Taylor, Jr., SHRM-SCP, answers HR questions each week for USA Today.
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During the coronavirus pandemic, job seekers are less likely to go to an employer’s workplace for an in-person job interview. Many interviews will be done over videoconferencing platforms, which can be more nerve-racking—and revealing—than phone interviews, writes career columnist Martin Yate. This first meeting is when you make indelible first impressions.
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A recent analysis of recruiters’ use of InMail, LinkedIn’s e-mail feature, to potential job candidates found that shorter, personalized messages get more attention.
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​New weekly unemployment claims reversed course during the week ending July 17, as the labor market continues to recover from COVID-19 and its more recent Delta variant.
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