This training on HR best practices will provide the attendees simple but powerful tools to hire best employees for their organization.
Why Should you Attend:
In bad economies, jobs are hard to come by. Even in good economies, individuals are always looking for that “better” job where they will get more money. And, statistics show that 9 out 10 applicants embellish or outright lie on their resumes or applicants. Furthermore, former employees are most likely give you “neutral references” so you, as an employer, cannot check out the information the applicant have provided you. What are you to do? All is not lost. There are many tools at your fingertips that you don’t even think about to make sure you are getting a good applicant pool and accessing that applicant pool to hire the best qualified candidate. You still have to be careful along the way. There are some legal issues that you must be concerned with along the way!
Areas Covered in the Webinar:
-Why job descriptions are important in the recruitment process?
-How to advertise appropriately through Classifieds, Twitter, LinkedIn, etc?
-Screening applications and resumes.
-The application and the resume.
-What every employment application should say?
-Pros/cons of on-line employment applications.
-How to conduct background checks?
-Background checks and criminal convictions, credit histories, and lifestyle discrimination.
-Using personality test and medical examinations.
-When are you allowed to discriminate in the hiring process?
-Avoiding the “Accidental Contract” when hiring.
-Recruiting from the competition.
Who Will Benefit:
-Labor and employment law in house counsel
-Talent management and HR strategists
-HR Generalists involved in talent management
-HR program managers
-Talent management consultants
Susan Fahey Desmond, is a partner in the New Orleans office of Jackson Lewis, a national labor and employment law firm with offices in 59 cities across the country. Ms. Desmond has been representing management in all areas of labor and employment law for over 25 years. She is listed in Best Lawyers in America for labor and employment law and has been named by U.S. Chambers as one of America’s leading business lawyers. She is a frequent speaker and author in many topics of labor and employment law.