Job Description – A Strategic Tool For HR

job description

According to the HR Daily Advisor, Job Descriptions are a central element in a number of HR functions:

  1. Recruitment
  •    To communicate job details to candidates
  •    To populate external job postings
  •    To structure “knock-out” questions to narrow down candidate pool
  •    To create interview questions based on job description content
  1. Onboarding
  •    Communicate job expectations
  •    Enable employee buy-in and acknowledgement of job description
  •    Structure onboarding orientation and training
  1. Performance
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How Can You Avoid Pregnancy-Related Violations?

pregnancy-related discrimination

The U.S. EEOC gives new guidance on pregnancy discrimination and pregnancy-related disabilities

  • Develop, Disseminate and Enforce a Strong Policy based on PDA (Pregnancy Discrimination Act) and ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act). The policy should address the types of conduct that could constitute unlawful discrimination based on pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions.
  • Train Managers and Employees about their rights and responsibilities related to pregnancy, childbirth, and
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Five Reasons Companies Outsource Recruiting

outsource recruitment

1. They’re Having Trouble Finding Great Candidates – If the company is serious about finding great candidates and getting those positions filled, then they may outsource their recruiting to source candidates in more places, to improve their employment branding, and/or to work on the job descriptions for these positions.

2. It Takes Time and Resources Away From the Company’s Core Business – Even if a company … Read More

5 Critical Components For An EEOC Position Statement

EEOC Position Statement

When faced with a charge from the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), one of your first steps will usually be to respond with a “statement of position.” The position statement allows you to tell your side of the story, but many employers fail to include some of the most vital information. Below are some important sections that you should provide.

  1. The company overview. Some employers
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Five Answers To Common Questions About Severance Pay And Severance Agreements

Severance Pay And Agreements

Severance pay is not required by California law. However, employers who have possible disputes with employees that are leaving should consider offering severance pay in exchange for a signed severance agreement containing a release of claims against the company. This may help the employer avoid a costly lawsuit. Below are answers to five common questions regarding severance.

  1. Are employers required to give employees severance pay?

No. … Read More