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This section explains how to properly recruit employees, find candidates, and effectively and legally interview potential employees.
Finding CandidatesAfter you clearly identify the job and the qualities you seek in candidates, youcan market the position. As with all marketing campaigns, the goal should be to get the best return on your investment. More »
Advertising the JobThere are many ways to advertise and recruit in your search for qualified candidates. More »
Applications for EmploymentEmployment applications help you evaluate a candidate’s experience, skills, training and limitations. Though resumes are helpful tools, they often do not contain the range of information that a standardized employment application can reveal.
Interviewing CandidatesAny question prohibited on a job application is prohibited in an interview. More »
Good Selection PracticesExamine your selection, evaluation, retention and training procedures, to exercise reasonable care in determining a candidate's fitness for employment and continuation of employment. More »
HRCalifornia’s HR Library features resources and forms and checklists that will help you recruit talent for your company’s available positions.
Marketing a position appropriately is key to attracting the best potential applicants to your organization and recruiting the most talented applicants among them. The HR Library’s detailed content covers the pros and cons of offering benefits, lawful and unlawful hiring policies and hiring for different employee types.
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Poor recruiting practices could potentially lead to claims of negligent hiring. There has been an increase in such claims. When recruiting, pay close attention to your selection, and evaluation procedures to exercise reasonable care in determining a candidate’s fitness for employment. During the recruiting process, remain informed about federal, state and local discrimination laws to understand which questions can or cannot legally be asked while recruiting.
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