Legal Dos and Don’ts of Interviewing & Hiring People
Don’t leave yourself open for costly lawsuits — attend this valuable training!
Don’t guess about what you can and can’t say when interviewing and hiring … know for sure!
You have a job opening you want to fill, so you begin the hiring process. Sounds simple enough, right? Think again! Every time you open the door to a job candidate, you could also be opening the door to a legal pitfall.
Most people hit by lawsuits never even see them coming. Are you 100% sure your interviewing and hiring practices are legally sound? Ignorance of the law isn’t an excuse that will hold up in court. You MUST take responsibility for knowing what is and isn’t legally acceptable when you’re interviewing and hiring.
We’ve sorted through all the legalities and we’ll show you EXACTLY how to interview and hire within the confines of the law.
In just one hour, discover the techniques successful directors, managers, supervisors, and HR professionals – like you – use to consistently keep themselves and their organizations legally safe throughout the hiring process!
After participating in this informative training, you'll know exactly what you need to do to stay legally compliant while interviewing. You’ll learn how to safely and correctly handle touchy areas that could get you into legal hot water. You’ll learn why a well-designed job application and job description are your best legal defenses. You’ll learn when it IS appropriate to discriminate and how legally sound reference checks can be your best source of information.
Don’t get blindsided by a costly lawsuit. If you hire and interview people – even if you’re an old pro – you can’t afford to miss this training! Purchase this CD now!
What You’ll Learn:
- The Human Iceberg — behavior vs. appearance
- The OFCCP’s definition of an applicant
- What the laws say and what they mean in terms of lawfully interviewing and hiring the right applicant
- When you can lawfully discriminate — what exactly is a BFOQ?
- The 4 kinds of questions you can and can’t ask
- Job descriptions and the ADA
- Why an applicant’s résumé is not a substitute for a well-designed job application
- Peeling the onion — getting all the information required to make a good hiring decision
- Considering the cost of an accommodation under the ADA when making the hiring decision
- Reference checks — releases and issues of defamation
- What to do if the applicant reveals protected-class status or union affiliation during the interview
- And so much more!
Your Trainer: Jodie-Beth Galos, Esq.
Jodie-Beth Galos is widely regarded by organizations large and small as an employment law expert with a solid handle on the legal challenges today’s managers face in the workplace. She has extensive experience coaching and training business managers, and an impressive background in employment law, having practiced with two nationally known law firms before moving into corporate positions at Saks Fifth Avenue, Smith Barney, and United HealthCare.
Galos is regularly featured on CNBC, CNN/FN, and in the New York Post and the National Employment Business Weekly. She is a graduate of Barnard College, Columbia University and holds a J.D. from Boston University School of Law.
“Jodie-Beth Galos has provided guidance and leadership to our executive team, substantially improving our business capabilities. We are a better team because of her training.” – Irene Posio, CFO
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