Posts made in February, 2014

Hiring Interns? Check out your top competition; Glassdoor Report

With more than 4,700 companies across the U.S. hiring interns right now, according to Glassdoor data, it’s time for employers to get serious about this competitive hiring landscape and know how to be a desirable workplace for today’s interns and tomorrow’s full-time employees. Glassdoor released its annual report of the 25 Highest Rated Companies Hiring Interns in 2014, entirely based on intern feedback over the past year.  This year, Facebook debuts at #1 on the list, knocking Google out of the top spot it held for the past two years, ranking #2 this year. Highlights:  Top 5 Highest Rated Companies for Internships: Facebook debuts on the third annual...

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Protect Your Workplace with 4 Guidelines to Follow for New Hires

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission received 99,412 charges of discrimination in 2012, including thousands triggered because of discriminatory hiring practices. With several important laws dictating the rights of employers and job applicants, it’s important to stay on top of changes to ensure your HR department follows the current best practices. Failing to know the relevant labor laws when hiring new employees could expose your company to a lawsuit or formal complaint. EEOC Compliance A 1961 executive order by President John F. Kennedy established the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, which protects employees from unfair discrimination during hiring,...

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