Posts Tagged ‘job applicant’

Best practices for Oklahoma employers when inquiring about criminal histories

You’ve probably at least heard of the so-called “Ban the Box” movement, a campaign aimed at convincing employers to remove any checkbox on applications designed to elicit information regarding an applicant’s criminal record. Many states, counties and cities have enacted “Ban the Box” legislation, but it’s certainly not the law in all jurisdictions. And the…

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THINK FAST! Taking interviewing to new extremes

Every human resources professional is (or should be) familiar with the questions that should not be asked in an interview. And most human resources managers feel restricted by this and unable to ask questions that will yield real information about applicants. Now, some well-known companies are throwing out the stock questions and going for broke…

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