KEY FEATURES: A focus on job analysis underscores the critical importance of job analysis to the entire recruitment and selection process. ‘How-to’ Tools and Forms present real-world samples of HR forms and descriptions for designing and developing various HR systems. Legal and Ethical Implications integrated throughout the text reinforce the importance of making compliant legal and ethical hiring decisions. “Spotlight On…” features show how real-world companies like Groupon, Whole Foods, and Facebook are attracting and choosing the best job candidates.

Legal Compliance and Ethical Considerations

Chapter Two Legal compliance and ethical considerations

This chapter is comprised of U.S. legislation pertaining to employee rights, in particular the specific laws that need to be well understood and integrated by human resources (HR) practitioners, consultants, and functional/line managers when designing any kind of strategy or process involving analyzing jobs and developing job descriptions and pay structures, recruiting and selecting job candidates, and evaluating job performance. As I will explain, the legal requirements and legislation that you may have become familiar with in your professional experience or in previous HR management-related courses are critical in the context of workforce assessment practices. Every practice, every document, every interview question, and so on must be carefully developed to avoid discriminatory and ...

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