SHRM Report: Use of Background Checks in Hiring


SHRM Survey Findings: BackgroundChecking—The Use of Criminal BackgroundChecks in Hiring Decisions Do organizations conduct criminal background checks on job candidates? If they do, how often and under what circumstances? Courtesy: 2012 backgroundcheck criminal_final from shrm This study by the Society For Human Resource Management (SHRM) found that 69 percent of companies claim to conduct criminal background checks onContinue reading “SHRM Report: Use of Background Checks in Hiring”

For the Holidays, Retailers See More In The Cloud


See on Scoop.it – Digital Human Resources News Everyone knows this is the best time of year retailers. For retailers using the cloud for e-commerce, this holiday could be one of the best. Analysts say e-commerce platforms have now become mandatory, essential software for any retailer, from a business-to-business or business-to-consumer company. Everyone is beginningContinue reading “For the Holidays, Retailers See More In The Cloud”

Go Ahead and Ban or Limit Social Media


See on Scoop.it – Digital Human Resources News In this blog post for Talent Management Magazine, Frank Kalman writes that limiting (or outright banning) social media at work can be a bad strategy, as well as a huge missed opportunity. Besides, most employees access social media from their personal devices, making compliance difficult. The practice of usingContinue reading “Go Ahead and Ban or Limit Social Media”

SMB Hiring: A Gameplan for Growth [Infographic]


Following the lead of Black Friday and Cyber Monday—two of the busiest shopping days of the holiday season—comes “Small Business Saturday.” The day after Black Friday is now reserved for those who shun the big box retailers, preferring use local merchants to complete their Christmas lists. This new shopping milestone is designed to promote theContinue reading “SMB Hiring: A Gameplan for Growth [Infographic]”

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