The Word on Word-of-Mouth Recruiting
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In a world where referral bonuses exist, there is a level of encouragement for employees to help in the recruiting process. This can be a great way to reach new candidates but can it also leave the door open for potential legal issues? Chuck and John talk about Rockland Bakery and their hiring practices, diving into the additional layer of complexity that came from them being government contractors. 

Some other topics covered by Chuck and John are the situations where you're allowed to use volunteers versus those where you're not and some of the HR challenges that come with remote workers living across multiple states. 

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The viewpoints expressed by the characters in the stories are not necessarily that of The Team at HR Stories. The stories are shared to present various, real-world scenarios and share how they were handled by policy and, at times, law. Chuck and John are not lawyers and always recommend working with an employment lawyer to address concerns.

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