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You Should Download FindLaw's Free Guide to Hiring

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By Edward Tan, JD on May 17, 2012 9:43 AM

Are you planning on hiring some new employees? There's a lot to consider besides qualifications these days. Chief among them is your own potential legal exposure.

But don't worry. FindLaw is here to help. Download our latest free guide "The FindLaw Guide to Hiring" It'll help you piece together what you, as an employer, can and can't do during the hiring process.

The guide summarizes many of the complex in-depth employment law articles available on FindLaw. Rather than wade through the countless pages of text, our new guide quickly answers common hiring questions, like:

  • What questions can be asked during an interview?
  • How far can an employee background check go?
  • What kind of pre-employment tests can be given?
  • Are criminal record searches and drug screenings allowed?

The guide gives you fast and simple explanations to these questions and many more.

And if you're curious to find out more about a particular topic, head on over to the hiring process section on FindLaw.

There, you'll be able to find detailed answers to all your hiring questions, including the differences between contractors and employees, as well as tips on employment contract writing.

You'll also be able to connect with local labor lawyers in your area if you're in need of more specialized help.

In need of a faster response to your employment queries? Check out FindLaw Answers. You'll be able to post your own questions on interviewing, hiring, best practices, and so forth on our forum. You can also search through the many answered questions asked by other users.

While the downed economy definitely makes this an employer's market, make sure you check out FindLaw's free guide to hiring. It could help you keep a lawsuit from accidentally falling on your lap.

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