As many companies look to stabilize in the recovering economy and hire new employees, they should have a strong recruitment plan in place. There are various steps to take to ensure a smooth hiring process, starting with attracting talented candidates and organizing HR logistics. Employment verification, background checks and other necessary aspects are just as important to growing the workforce and HR professionals should have everything lined up and ready to go for a successful recruiting process.
As the economy continues to stabilize, many companies are hiring more employees to handle higher consumer demands. This is positive news for the job market, but in order to recruit the right candidates, employers need to develop solid hiring procedures. Businesses that are well-prepared, have their human resource responsibilities in place, such as employment verification policies, and are ready to take on what the future holds will see the most success.
The economic recovery is chugging along and with it, jobs have come back in force. The latest federal data indicates U.S. employers added 165,000 jobs in May - a monthly increase that built off previous totals like February's (+268,000 jobs) that suggest the labor market is trekking back to normal levels.
A number of San Diego-area business recently had their employee I-9 forms audited by federal employment verification enforcement officials, which resulted in 10 firms being fined in excess of $170,000 for noncompliance.
Does your company have operations in multiple states or cities? Are you aware of the various hiring regulations that are in effect everywhere you do business?