(Former Title: HELP II: Hiring Practices that are Legal & Effective)
This Leadership Liability Prevention Academy (LLPA) course will enable you, as managers and supervisors, to understand your role in lawful and effective hiring practices. You will learn various interview and hiring techniques including what information can legally be obtained from applicants in an interview and what interview question can and cannot be asked. Using real life case studies you will learn how to approach human resource issues such as background and reference checks objectively and with outcome-based perspective. You will better understand the parameters and flexibility of the new Washington State civil service rules.
Performance Objectives: Upon completion of this course you should be able to:
- Know latest case law effecting hiring practices.
- Understand the legal issues surrounding hiring decisions.
- Acquire the requisite tools for effective hiring, including interviewing skills, reference checks, background checks, Fair Credit Reporting Act requirements, waivers and proper documentation.
- Avoid legal liability in hiring and recruiting.
Competencies covered in this class: Interviewing and planning
Intended Audience: Supervisors, managers, and HR professionals.