What Does Tennessee’s New Employment Litigation Reform Law Mean for Your Business?

Good news. Recent changes to employment litigation law are a boon for Tennessee employers in their defense of discrimination and retaliation claims. Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam has signed into law a bill that places caps on the availability of non-monetary damages that Tennessee employees can seek under three acts: Tennessee Human Rights Act (THRA) Tennessee […]

5 Questions that Break Through a Candidate’s “Interview Persona”

Make no mistake about it. Whether your job candidates call it “putting their best foot forward,” “playing the game,” or “putting on their best face,” interviewees try to hide behind personas they create – and show you only what they want you to know. Who can blame them, really? They’re trying to land jobs, and […]

Hire Smarter in Middle TN: HR compliance tips to improve background checks

Background checks used to be so simple. You’d just forward the applicant’s contact information to the background check company, receive a report, and then toss those resumes that came back with felony convictions. How things have changed! New laws and an extremely vigilant Equal Opportunity Employment Commission (EEOC) have made background checks more complex and […]