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Apr 2008

How Credit Checks Can Be Used in Hiring

Although it seems almost everyone has access to your credit history these days, there are strong legal restrictions on how credit information can be obtained and used in hiring.

Oct 2005

Ambiguous Recommendations

The Lexicon of Inconspicuously Ambiguous Recommendations (LIAR for short) is a compendium of recommendations for conveying unfavorable information about former employees to interviewers.

Apr 2000

Interview References: Conspiracy of Silence

Corporate America has its own "conspiracy of silence" when it comes to high-level executives who leave their firms under less than favorable circumstances. Learn techniques for getting a more thorough review of a candidate's past behavior.

Jan 1999

Good News for Reference Checking

Hawaii became the thirty-second state to enact new reference checking laws. The intent of this legislation is to provide immunity to employers who in good faith provide "information or opinion" about former employees.

Jul 1998

Degree or Not Degree

Approximately one out of every 12 applicants, even those who are seeking executive level positions, will claim to have college degrees they do not have.

Jan 1997

Spiro Agnew: A Really Bad Hire

It's said that if you can remember the 1960s, you weren't there. Probably no one better proves the truth of this adage than Spiro Agnew, one of the most forgettable characters in the corrupt Nixon administration.

Jun 1996

Waiving Liability for Employee References

A recent court decision (Cox v. Nasche, et al.) limits the risk of defamation suits when an employee signs an information release waiving liability against the provider of information about his or her employment. We recommend that employers use these releases.

Apr 1992

Check References to Avoid Dishonest Candidates

Recently, Fortune performed some research on the "New Crisis in Business Ethics" (April 20, 1992). Their research showed that 50% of respondants under 30 cheated in college and 12-24% included false information on their resumé.

Jul 1991

10,000 Reference Checks . . . After the Fact

Imagine you just filled a six-figure executive position with an out-of-state candidate. Then you received 10,000 copies of a front-page story from the candidate's home town pointing out he is a 20-year crook.

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Interviewer's Quick Tips

Here are some quick tips from our interview training seminar to help you conduct a successful interview. We recommend that you complete the first three steps before the interview.

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Can You Find the Interviewer's Ten Mistakes?

Most of us have experienced the interview from the candidate's perspective. But how often do we have an opportunity to evaluate the interviewer?

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