Recruiting Blog: BuzzLinks for 07-08-08 Diversity, Contractors, and Hiring Assessments 2 Comments

National BDPA and Announce Winners of the 2008 Best Companies for Blacks In Technology.  HSBC North America, Merck and Company, Monsanto, State Farm Insurance, Wal-Mart Stores, WellPoint and Wells Fargo Bank are among the winners.  

Contract hiring is under scrutiny in Michigan after a report by the Interagency Task Force on Worker Misclassification, issued last week, said such misuses of contractors can cost the state tax dollars, leave workers unprotected by benefits and place law-abiding employers at a competitive disadvantage.

Does your organization use assessments as a part of its’ hiring process?  A 2008 report from PreVisor measures success factors and found that 76 percent of these studies had a favorable or very favorable outcome.  Click here for a copy of the business outcomes study.

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  • Posted on: Tuesday, July 8th, 2008