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Handling Contagiously Sick Employees

Question: One of our employees has had a persistent cough for a few months. It has gotten to the point where other employees have expressed concerns about their health and work environment due to this employee’s perceived illness. What actions can I take? Can I ask the coughing employee if she has seen a doctor […]

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The Difference between Applicants and Candidates

My recruiter talks about applicants and candidates as if they’re not interchangeable–what’s the difference?

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Helping Managers Interview

I’m so frustrated. After what I thought was sufficient training in interviewing dos and don’ts, one of my hiring managers apparently asked a candidate if they had children. Why don’t they get it? We could get into big trouble for a slip like that. What can I do to keep these managers on track and out of hot water?

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Preventing Disruptive Behavior and Workplace Violence

Seems like there have been a lot of recent tragedies in the news involving workplace violence. What can we do as a company to reduce the risk of workplace violence and protect our workers?

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Requirements for an EEO-1 Report

How do I know if I have to file an EEO-1 Report and what are the requirements?

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Benefits and Types of “Outside” Recruiting Help

We recently had a few jobs to fill and decided to go “outside” our company for assistance. I was shocked at the cost and don’t know if I would look for outside help in the future. Was I overcharged?


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