Archive for January 2014

Computer Based Hiring and Its Impact on Employees and Employment Law in BC

How technology in the hiring process may hold some benefit to employees at the time of hire, but could hurt them at the end of their employment. Last month, NPR published an interesting story that caught my attention – the story was about the increased use of computerized hiring practices around the world. While it is by no means the norm, increasingly, potential employees are encountering employers who are utilizing computerized hiring practices to aid in the selection of new… Keep reading »

Computer Based Hiring and its Impact on Employers and Employment Law in BC

Why technology in the hiring process can help employers reduce their expenses at both the beginning and end of employment. Last month, NPR published an interesting story that caught my attention – the story was about the increased use of computerized hiring practices around the world. While it is by no means the norm, increasingly, employers are using computer software to decide who they hire. I thought it would be interesting to explore the impact this will have on employment… Keep reading »