Category: Employers

Emotional Intelligence In Hiring

Here’s a common story. A job candidate looks great “on paper” – educated, experienced, and bearing letters of reference. But when the candidate comes in for an interview, something just doesn’t click with the hiring manager. The problem could be that the candidate doesn’t have high “emotional intelligence.” But what is emotional intelligence? And how …

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Illegal Job Interview Questions – What You Need To Know

It’s important for job seekers to know their rights when it comes to illegal job interview questions. It’s also important for hiring managers to educate themselves on what questions they need to steer clear of. Not only because they could get in legal trouble. But because asking about certain topics, even unintentionally, could make candidates …

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How To Retain & Recruit Construction Workers

Industry optimism is high going into the 2018 construction season. The President has discussed plans for a big funding push for infrastructure, and warehouse construction is set to boom thanks to e-commerce. But a big question remains: ts there enough skilled construction labor to go around?   The Construction Labor Shortage Goes On…And On… According to the …

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Recreational Marijuana In CA – What Hiring Managers Need To Know

Both legal and illegal opioids have had a huge effect on the American labor force. Now another drug is causing confusion for workers, law enforcement, and hiring managers across the country: recreational marijuana.   Legal Marijuana In The U.S. Public opinion about marijuana has changed drastically in recent decades. In 1937, the Marijuana Tax Act …

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