June 27, 2014

More than nine-in-10 (93%) retailers who have conducted background screening of job applicants have discovered lies on resumes.

September 23, 2013

Imagine you are at in a major department store’s corporate headquarters as your team prepares numbers for the upcoming holiday season.

June 11, 2013

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is suing Dollar General Corp. over its use of criminal background checks to screen out job applicants or fire employees, according to the Associated Press and other media reports.

March 15, 2013

The use of criminal background checks by employers is being closely watched.

Concerns that convictions among African Americans and Hispanics were causing hiring discrimination, the Equal Employment Opportunity Council has issued new guidelines regarding employer use of criminal records under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. According to the Pew Center on the States 2010 study, while one in every 87 white men in America have been incarcerated, among Hispanics it is 1-in-36 and blacks it is 1-in-12.

September 21, 2012

Executive compensation has always been a hot topic in corporate America — and the retail industry is no exception. These days, two trends are upping the attention paid to pay at the top: the ongoing move to performance-based equity, and the scrutiny compensation packages are receiving from increased SEC regulations and shareholder involvement.

September 6, 2012

PeopleAnswers and Real Mex Restaurants said the pair has executed a software licensing agreement that will bring the PeopleAnswers HR solution to Real Mex for pre-screening, selecting and hiring managers.

August 20, 2012

PeopleAnswers announced a software licensing agreement with Boston Market to use the PeopleAnswers HR solution to help identify and select all field employees in its 476 locations across the United States.

July 26, 2012

By Jason Hamilton, Snagajob

September 8, 2011

TradeStone Software announced that Family Dollar Stores has gone live with TradeStone's Collaborative Sourcing and Supplier Community Management solutions.

August 10, 2011

By William F. Hauswirth, president of IntelliCorp

July 19, 2011

An Associated Press report on Tuesday said that CVS Caremark Corp. has resolved a complaint over a pre-hiring questionnaire that could discriminate against those with certain mental conditions.

July 7, 2011

Rite Aid Corp. said Thursday that it has shifted executive VP store operations Brian Fiala to the position of executive VP human resources, responsible for all aspects of human resources, including training, recruitment, talent management, compensation and benefits and labor relations.

April 13, 2011

RadioShack has improved its hiring decisions chainwide with the use of a behavioral assessment solution. The Web-based solution is designed not only to make the overall hiring process more efficient, but also to improve performance and reduce turnover by helping to identify the candidate who is the best fit for a given position and is thus more likely to perform better on the job. 

December 28, 2010

Economic forecasts for 2011 are a mixed bag for senior executives in retail companies. Executive compensation packages and salary increases are expected to be healthier than in the last two years, but the overall economy is, at best, in a state of stagnation. 

The Society for Human Resource Management, or SHRM, based in Arlington, Va., projected median salaries across all industries would rise 3% this year, compared with the more modest 2.5% increase that was the median in 2010. 

December 14, 2010

According to a survey released Monday by CareerBuilder and conducted by Harris Interactive, 80% of retail companies report that a bad hire has adversely affected their business in the last year, meaning that hiring the right employees will become a top priority in 2011.

September 30, 2010

When it comes time to hire a new store manager or assistant manager, many...

August 2, 2010

Workforce solution-provider Headway Corporate Resources said Tuesday it has partnered with Casual Male Retail Group...

May 10, 2010

On-demand resume sourcing technology provider TalentDrive, along with Stowe, Mass.-based SmashFly Technologies, provider of the...

January 17, 2010

Shopping center and retail industry recruitment firms Roberta Rea + Co. and Silverman & Associates...

October 4, 2009

With even senior-level executives finding themselves suddenly without work in the downturn, executive search expert...

September 30, 2009

Fisher & Phillips law firm released the following tips to avoid potential lawsuits when hiring...

November 30, 2008

There is no perfect formula for determining executive compensation. More surprising, there are few...

September 30, 2008

Hickory Farms may know beef sticks and cheese, but to staff its network of...