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Posts Tagged ‘hiring’

Marketing Cars and Hiring Applicants: What do they have in common?

March 13, 2014 by Kathryn Carlson

When you’re hiring you want the best possible applicants, but do you know how to get those applicants? How can you improve their quality? You already use social media to market your cars, did you know that you can use it to market your open positions as well? Here’s how y...

Posted in: Human Resources Management Tags: Applicants, Employees, Hiring, HR, Job, Media, Postings, Social Read More

Hiring's a Lot Like Gettin’ Hitched! (With a Little Help From Social Media)

October 03, 2012 by Kathryn Carlson

Guru Careers shows how social media campaigns can impact each stage of the hiring process. Infographic courtesy . That sounds great in theory. But it’s sometimes hard for auto dealers to see that process in action. I found a great infographic ...

Posted in: Human Resources Management, Social Media Tags: hiring, infographic, recruiting, social media Read More

How can you effectively use social media to hire and retain employees? Look for Kathryn Carlson’s presentation – AutoCon 2012

August 06, 2012 by Deborah Gibbs

Kathryn Carlson, Product Director for KPA's HR Management System will discuss social hiring at AutoCon 2012. While auto dealerships know that social media is a powerful marketing tool, many don’t realize that it is equally powerful for hiring and retaining quality emplo...

Posted in: Events, Safety Culture, Social Media, Uncategorized Tags: auto dealers, dealership, hiring, HR best practice, Internet Marketing, Kathryn Carlson, NLRB, safety culture, social hiring, social media, speakers Read More

New Rules Around Criminal Records in the Hiring Process

June 01, 2012

On April 26, 2012, the EEOC released the “Enforcement Guidance: Consideration of Arrest and Conviction Records in Employment Decisions Under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964." The final version basically defines how criminal records may be used in the employment proc...

Posted in: HR: Industry Updates, Uncategorized Tags: criminal background checks, EEOC, hiring Read More

Don’t Get Caught in Summer Hiring Traps

June 02, 2011 by Kathryn Carlson

Many businesses will be hiring minors or interns for the summer. Before you hire make sure you are hiring and paying in compliance with both state and federal regulations. Check out the FLSA – Child Labor Rules Advisor and the US DOL Wage and Hour Division’s Employment/A...

Posted in: Tip of the Month Tags: Child Labor Laws, hiring, Proof of age certificates, summer hiring traps Read More

Who Are You Really Hiring?

May 17, 2011 by Kathryn Carlson

If you aren't doing background checks and drug screens before you hire then you really don't know who you are hiring. KPA has found that over 30% of applicants we process through our HR system do not provide complete or accurate information on their application . To make ...

Posted in: DOL, Employee Relations, HR: Industry Updates Tags: background checking, drug testing, hiring, HR best practice, HR compliance, negligent hiring Read More

Add Assessment Testing For Better Hiring Results

May 10, 2011 by Kathryn Carlson

As employers start hiring again two question we are frequently being asked from our HotlinkHR clients is "how can I make sure I hire person who really fits in here, we can't afford a bad hire?" and "we've got the basic hiring process down but want to take it up a notch, what ...

Posted in: HR: Industry Updates Tags: assessment testing, hiring, HR best practice, management by strengths Read More

Speed Reading Resumes

September 21, 2010 by Kathryn Carlson

Apparently HR managers are quite the speed readers.  A recent survey by Career Builder indicates that 48 percent of HR managers surveyed say they typically review up to 25 applications for open positions. Thirty-eight percent of HR managers said they spend less than a min...

Posted in: HR: Industry Updates Tags: hiring, HR best practice, recruiting, resumes Read More