Legal

Be cautious when using social media in hiring

Social media networks have grown to be one of the most powerful recruiting and screening tools. According to Jobvite's Social Recruiting Survey 2011, employers are increasingly using LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter to find and vet prospective employees. Of the 800-plus…

Workers' compensation and new businesses

In the early stages of starting a company, small business owners have many factors to consider. What your business does and what it requires of an employee has consequences from a workers' compensation perspective. Understanding what exposure your company may…