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Credit Reports and the Hiring Process

Imagine one of your employees absconds with some cash. That’s unfortunate—but not nearly as unfortunate as when your CEO discovers the employee had a troubling history of financial irresponsibility. Then the question is not why they took the money, but why you hired them for a position of financial responsibility.

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2010 Employment Law Toolkit now available

The 2010 edition of Arnstein & Lehr Chicago Partner Jason Tremblay’s handbook, Employment Law Toolkit, is now available. The handbook is a comprehensive resource highlighting the significant employment and labor issues facing Illinois employers.

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Resume & Interview – R.I.P. ???

So I have been thinking about how to start a movement to kill the resume for some time Read More

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7 Ways to Secure and Keep Great People

Here’s a concise list of 7 things that successful companies follow in securing and keeping great people. Know Read More

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3 Sure Fire Ways to Get Kicked off a Vendor List

It’s no surprise that you need to tread lightly when performing staffing services for a key account managed by a vendor on premise.

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Job Boards aren’t the Only Answer

I have met hundreds of recruiters and seen first hand the daily regimen that now is referred to as ‘recruiting’. The common answer these days is to search the boards.

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Why the Manager/Recruiter Relationship Needs TLC

Frequently, managers are very complimentary about their recruiting team just after they have started a new employee.  They Read More

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The Lost Art of Extending an Offer

Admit it. How many times have you as a hiring official simply inquired about a candidate’s current or Read More

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The Obama HIRE act

In conjunction with the recently-passed Hiring Incentives to Restore Employment (“HIRE”) Act, the Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) just Read More

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4 Key Compensation Considerations

There are many quality compensation techniques. Regardless of which ones you deploy, they should ensure employees easily understand how Read More

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How to Hire… It’s Like Gambling In Las Vegas!

After working with my clients over the last few months during this challenging economic climate I realized that Read More

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Government Crack Down on Use of Contractors

The legal landscape regarding the use of independent contractors has dramatically changed over the past several years.  For Read More

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Beware When Hiring Unpaid Interns

The current economic situation in this country has led to an increase in the use of unpaid internships Read More

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That Guy is a Loose Cannon

As an anti-complacency expert I am often viewed as a “loose cannon” or “trouble maker”.  What I have Read More

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7 Steps to Personal Social Networking

Networking isn’t “rocket science,” and we’ll dramatically simplify it here.

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