Interviewing and Recruitment

Legal Rules of Hiring and Termination

Course Overview
This course provides the user with an understanding of the key characteristics, best practices, and important considerations of the interview process. In addition, it describes certain questions that are prohibited to be asked in an interview and the appropriate steps in conducting a background check of a job applicant. Finally, the course provides an overview of investigations and appropriate procedures to follow with respect to terminations to avoid legal exposure.

Learning Objectives:

After completing this course, the course participant should be able to:

  • Identify key characteristics of the interview process as well as specific questions that are prohibited from being asked of an applicant.
  • Recognize examples of good interview questions.
  • Determine appropriate steps in conducting a background/reference check on a job applicant
  • Identify the key considerations with respect to conducting an investigation
  • Recognize appropriate procedures and actions when performing terminations
  • Differentiate between the various regulations that serve to protect employees from unlawful termination or job consideration

  • Content Partner:

    SmartPros Ltd.

    SmartPros Ltd. is a leader in online and offline continuing education for
    accounting, finance and engineering professionals. With over 2,000 hours of
    content, SmartPros has been providing mandatory continuing education
    products since 1981. SmartPros provides services and content to its
    professional and corporate clients, in a variety of media including Web, CD
    ROM, and video. In the accounting market, SmartPros also has a predominant
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    50% of the Fortune 500, as well as the major firms and associations in each
    of its professional markets.

    Speaker / Author:

    Kimberly A. Gilmour, Esq.

    Software & Hardware Requirements:

    • 56k or Greater Internet Connection
    • Adobe Acrobat® Reader for the .pdf files
    • Adobe® Flash® Player 9 or higher
    • Modern DHTML Compatible Browser
    • Ram: 256 MB minimum
    • Sound card with speakers/headphones
    • Windows or Mac OS


    Price (USD)

    Standard Rate: $49.90


    Course Code : 99GIL04

    Release Date : 02/09/2016
    Expire Date : 07/01/2020
    Credits :
    CPE 2.00
    QAS 2.00

    Course Level : Basic
    Course Type : Self-Study
    Length : 1hr 40min
    Passing Grade : 70%
    Field Of Study : Personnel/Human Resources
    Theme : Interviewing and Recruitment

    Format Type : eLearning
    Mobile Compatible

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