December 2018
 
 
 

Has the College Degree Lost Its Luster?
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Employers Consider Alternative Ways to Vet Applicants



Education has long been the currency of work opportunities. Years spent in school translate to employment, with employers looking to college degrees as proof of potential, skill, commitment, and motivation.

Recently, though, it's become clear that the hiring exchange rate has some holes.
 
 
Screening Via Social Media Profiles
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Benefits and Risks of Using Social Media Data When Hiring



The meteoric rise of social media has created new opportunities and challenges in the workplace, affecting each and every department in different ways. The recruiting and HR departments are no exception, with businesses of all sizes increasingly looking to access candidates' social media profiles when shortlisting.
 
 
Not All Turnover is Healthy
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Lessening the Impact of Employee Turnover

In recent years, turnover rates have steadily increased due to lower unemployment, skills shortages in the labor market, and an increasing number of Baby Boomers reaching retirement age. While some turnover can be healthy, the costs associated with high turnover levels can accumulate quickly. Widespread factors such as a retiring population may be beyond your control, but there are steps as an HR professional you can take to help keep the turnover wave from crashing down on your organization.
 

I-9 Compliance Question

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Can We Hire Someone on a J-2 Visa?

A J-2 Visa holder is a spouse or dependent of a J-1 Visa holder.  A J-1 Visa is a non-immigrant visa issued by the United States to research scholars, professors, and exchange visitors participating in programs that promote cultural exchange, especially to obtain medical or business training within the U.S.
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