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Jennifer Gladstone

Court Delays Cause Widespread Problems
Court Delays Cause Widespread Problems

Whether they are man-made or caused by calamities like Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, delays in background checks can have far reaching consequences. Businesses can’t hire so positions go unfilled, applicants face a longer wait for that paycheck, and work just doesn’t get done.

I-9 Audit: Common Mistakes and How to Prevent Them
I-9 Audit: Common Mistakes and How to Prevent Them

For such a short form, the I-9 can cause some real headaches for employers. In fact, it takes a 70-page handbook to explain how to fill out just two pages! A mistake like forgetting to sign one of the sections or missing a deadline might seem like a minor detail, but it can cause a lot of problems and cost you a lot of money.

I-9 Verification for Remote Employees: What You Need to Know
I-9 Verification for Remote Employees: What You Need to Know

The federal government requires all new hires to present documentation that proves they can legally work in the United States. For citizens that could be a passport, a driver’s license or Social Security card. Non-citizens have to show documents that prove they are in the country legally and that they have permission to work. The Form I-9 has to be filled out properly and stored in case Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents (ICE) show up at your business to conduct an audit—which is getting more and more likely these days. Since 2009 I-9 audits have gone up nearly 2,000%. And considering an average of 68% of the forms have errors, this is an issue employers really need to focus on. HR managers can easily get the Form I-9 filled out and filed away for local employees, but what about I-9 for remote employees?

How to Write a Job Description: 15 Science-Backed Tips
How to Write a Job Description: 15 Science-Backed Tips

Whether your company needs to fill a new position or replace an existing employee, it is incredibly important to have the right job description to attract the talent you want. Crafting that description is not an easy thing to do, especially considering that 63% of all new job openings in 2016 came from the creation of new positions.So, how do you create a compelling and effective job description?

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