Category Archives: recruiting

Biggest 2012 Employment Law Events (set to the theme of post apocalyptic movies)

The End of the World As We Know It? PART 1 My Portland partner, Rich Meneghello, produced the entertaining update below on the biggest employment law events in 2012, gleefully described in the context of disaster/post apocalypse movies… come on, … Continue reading

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Should An Employer Use Criminal Record Checks? Part 2

The post below is Part 2 of my law partner, Bert Brannen’s tips to safely using criminal record checks in the context of increased regulatory scrutiny. 3. Revise The Inquiries On Your Employment Application. The EEOC Guidance strongly discourages employers … Continue reading

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Workers’ Christmas wish: Fire the boss!

We know that to manage employees we must understand the demographic and cultural changes occurring, and how employees view the work world. The article linked below found that almost 30% of employees plan to change jobs in the coming year, … Continue reading

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Changing Demographics and Personal Philosphy Affect Recruiting and Managing Newer Workers

We talk regularly about Generation Y, X, Z or whatever, and the obvious ethnic changes in the U.S.  However, consider the increase in “individualism” and “me” philosophy these days.  When recruiting for traditionally dirty or demanding or positions requiring long hours, … Continue reading

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