Worst Interview Questions and Responses

Interviews can be a nerve-racking event in a person’s life. Especially when you aren’t exactly sure what will be asked. Job seekers can find advice and tips on how to present themselves during an interview, but do interviewers know what questions are offensive, inappropriate, and are just the worst interview questions you could ask? Here … Continue reading Worst Interview Questions and Responses

5 Benefits of a Defined Hiring Process

When companies have a streamlined hiring process, it allows the recruiting process to run seamlessly and results in: 100% Compliance Participation.  Companies that ask for compliance information electronically via an applicant tracking system realize 100% compliance participation.  The automated system collects the information at the same phase for all applicants and requires a response to … Continue reading 5 Benefits of a Defined Hiring Process

Hiring Manager Cures for Compliance Woes

Sometimes handing over the hiring process to the hiring manager can be downright frightening. What are they going to say? What are they going to write? What will they post in the applicant tracking system that will be there FOREVER? Although training can outline some steadfast rules, the tools in an applicant tracking system can … Continue reading Hiring Manager Cures for Compliance Woes

29 Reasons to Love myStaffingPro ATS

Recruiting features Social media tools to share job openings and provide one-click access to apply from LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook Job distribution to search engines and more than 25,000 partner sites Network building through employee referrals and vast communication tools Career site branding, optimization, and accessibility through multiple web browsers and mobile devices Tracking for … Continue reading 29 Reasons to Love myStaffingPro ATS

New Massachusetts Law – Are you ready?

On November 4th, a new law will go into effect for Massachusetts that will "ban the box".  According to SHRM, "... bars employers from requiring applicants to check a box if they have a criminal history... The provisions that govern the access to and use of CORI records are not effective until Feb. 6, 2012." … Continue reading New Massachusetts Law – Are you ready?

Common Interview Mistakes

Four Common Interview Mistakes that may cause Compliance or Inequity Issues: 1)      Failure to define requirements – Not taking the time to carefully define the requirements for successfully performing a job. Interviewers may not consider the full set of knowledge, skills, and abilities that underlie  successful performance. Some interviewers just look for candidates who are … Continue reading Common Interview Mistakes

Launch of Revised I-9 Pushed to April 3, 2009

As some of you may already know, the launch of the revised Form I-9 (originally scheduled to go into effect February 2, 2009) has been delayed by 60 days.  The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that it has moved the effective date of the revised Form I-9 to April 3, 2009. A very important note: Employers … Continue reading Launch of Revised I-9 Pushed to April 3, 2009