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Top 10 Hiring Pitfalls

Make sure your hiring practices are in compliance with increased regulation in the hiring process.

Hiring is one of the most important steps in the employment relationship. Ideally, employers want to know as much information as possible about a candidate before making a hiring decision. Unfortunately, this process is also becoming more complex and stressful as an increasing number of jurisdictions have passed laws regulating the hiring process, including 'ban-the-box' ordinances and prohibitions on salary inquiries, which limit an employer's ability to fully vet a candidate. On the flip side, an employer is also expected to exercise as much due care as possible to ensure that it is hiring only highly qualified candidates without regard to any protected category, but with due regard for the employee's risk to the safety of others. This topic will take you through some of the most common, complex and often overlooked pitfalls in the hiring process which can expose an employer to liability from several angles, including background checks, 'ban-the-box,' previous salary inquiries, EEO concerns and negligent hiring claims.

Runtime: 88 minutes
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Agenda

Not Having a Written Job Description

Asking Prohibited Questions

Asking Permissible Questions, but at the Wrong Time

Crossing the Fine Line Between Bonding and Bias - Stray Remarks and Inquiries

Not Performing a Background Check

Performing a Background Check Without the Correct Paperwork

"Googling" Candidates

Drug Testing Conundrums

Not Using a Written Offer Letter

Not Documenting the Entire Hiring Process

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This course was last revised on May 17, 2018.

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Amber M. Spataro

Amber M. Spataro

Littler Mendelson P.C.

  • Shareholder with Littler Mendelson P.C.
  • Almost 20 years of experience in all areas of labor and employment law, including employment litigation, advice and counseling, and traditional labor disputes
  • Advice and counseling experience includes Fortune 500 companies as well as small, 5-person employers
  • The mainstay of her practice is advising and counseling clients through day-to-day concerns such as termination guidance and risk assessment; wage and hour questions; I-9, overtime exemption and independent contractor audits; revising employee handbooks and policies as well as performing necessary training on a variety of employment law topics
  • Can be contacted at 973-848-4700 or [email protected]
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Published 2018
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