Hiring Employees

Learn How to Hire Legally

 

Get started with hiring at the Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES) to learn how to recruit job candidates and hire employees legally.

Click through the guides below from hiring authorities or find books on human resources at the bottom of the page. 

Check out the US Department of Labor employment law guide or the SBA hiring guide and watch Entrepreneur explain "Tips for Hiring Your First Employee":

 

 

 

Books on Human Resources

  • Cover image for Common Sense Talent Management

    Common Sense Talent Management

    Steven T. Hunt
  • Cover image for The 2020 Workplace

    The 2020 Workplace

    Jeanne C. Meister, Karie Willyerd
  • Cover image for The 4 Disciplines of Execution

    The 4 Disciplines of Execution

    Chris McChesney, Sean Covey, Jim Huling
  • Cover image for Harvard Business Review on Appraising Employee Performance

    Harvard Business Review on

    Appraising Employee Performance
  • Hello Stay Interviews

    Hello stay interviews, goodbye talent loss

    Kaye, Beverly
  •  Illinois Human Resources Manual

    Illinois Human Resources Manual

    Baker & McKenzie
  • Cover image for The 5 Languages of Appreciation in the Workplace

    The 5 Languages of Appreciation in the Workplace

    Gary D. Chapman, Gary Chapman, Paul E. White
  • Cover image for The Definitive Guide to HR Communication

    The Definitive Guide to HR Communication

    Alison Davis, Jane Shannon