The EEOC recently updated the official position on criminal background checks. The new policy was approved this week, and a whitepaper is available that explains the new procedures. Employers can obtain the information by emailing a request to EEOCwhitepaper@esrcheck.com.
What extent should a company have a HR Department? Of course as a company grows and hires more employees, need to regulate HR functions increases dramatically.
However, that does not necessarily mean they need a full office to handle the job.
Those experienced in the HR field believe a company ideally should have at least 20 to 50 employees before they have a dedicated HR person. Even at that point, HR remains largely a function, something that can be managed by one person.