Five Reasons Your Hiring Practices May be Illegal and Ineffective
Michael D. Haberman is a consultant, speaker, writer, and teacher. He is President of Omega HR Consulting, a consulting and services company offering complete human resources solutions. Mike brings 35+ years of experience in dealing with the challenges of Human Resources in the 21st century. He has a Master's in HR and is certified as a Senior HR professional. He has over 18 years’ experience in the class room teaching human resources fundamentals and certification preparation.
Mike is the author of the Human Resources blog found at OmegaHRConsulting.com , which has been recognized as top human resources related blogs. He has also been named a top Digital Influencer in Human Resources.
Mike has gained a reputation as a compliance expert and as an HR futurist. He speaks on a variety of subjects to business associations, human resource associations, and business based civic clubs. He has presented numerous webinars on various HR related issues.
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This webinar covers five reasons hiring practices may be ineffective or illegal or both. We will talk about “warm body” hiring and how to avoid it. We will discuss the importance of understanding the job and how well the candidate matches the requirements. We will discuss how to interview better and how to assess the candidate. The importance of background checks and their proper use will be discussed to avoid illegal decisions. The importance of following proper immigration documentation procedures and how you can run afoul of these regulations, including keeping newly hired employees that should have been fired. We will discuss how to avoid unintentional discrimination by testing for “adverse impact”. Finally, we will discuss why you should not avoid the “onboarding” process.
Employees are getting harder and harder to find at the same time the government is creating stricter and more onerous regulations. Engaging in hiring practices that are ineffective is expensive and wasteful. Engaging in hiring practices that are illegal is also expensive and damaging. Therefore it is important to understand what these five practices are that either ineffective or illegal or both.
- Warm body hiring
- Effective interviewing
- Understanding the job
- Assessing the candidate
- Proper use of background checks
- Proper immigration documentation
- Adverse impact discrimination
- Properly onboarding the new employee
Who Should Attend
- HR managers
- HR administrators
- Office managers
- Business owners