When recruiters are conducting reference checks, experts recommend that they talk to professional connections—specifically supervisors; tailor questions to the job being applied for; and ask behavioral-based, open-ended questions.
The talent acquisition function raises HR’s status as a strategic business partner when it moves beyond using the common transactional metrics to measure recruiting efficiency and instead aligns recruiting benchmarks with the company’s business mission.
The U.S. economy added 211,000 jobs in November 2015, piling on to October’s hiring boom, as the unemployment rate held steady at 5 percent, according to the latest Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) employment data.
Facebook Inc. Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg discussed his recent move to donate his stake in the company he created Thursday, giving more details about the structure of his organization after a wave of scrutiny.
Several potential suitors are emerging for Yahoo Inc.’s core Internet business, from media and telecommunications giants to private-equity firms, as the beleaguered company weighs whether to put it up for sale.
The revolving-door CEO strategy hasn’t worked for Yahoo before, so why should it now, when outsiders are agitating for Marissa Mayer to go? The answer may be to give up on Yahoo as an independent company, as the board is reportedly considering.
The Office of Personnel Management plans to propose a rule in May 2016 prohibiting federal agencies from asking applicants about their criminal background information until they are referred to a hiring manager.