U.S. employees are starting to see the effects of the economic recovery in their paychecks, according to the latest Mercer compensation report.
Be prepared for anything when you are looking for a job, from personality assessments to playing Wasabi Waiter.
U.S. worker productivity, which saw a 31-year-record annualized drop of 4.5% in the first quarter, bounced back for a 2.5% gain in the second quarter, an improvement that points to low inflation. The first-quarter performance was chalked up to severe weather and reduced business stockpiling.
The employer community needs to push back. Employers can’t just sit back anymore and think that these laws are benign. At the least, they are creating an administrative nightmare. At worst, the plaintiff’s attorneys are standing by waiting for your first misstep.
What kind of boss was the Muppet creator? A look into his leadership style, from those who knew him best.
It appears that we are now entering a candidate-driven market in BOTH the direct hire AND contract staffing worlds. As candidates increasingly choose contract…
Be passionate about hiring to your culture. Maintain a strong foundation. Have FUN to destroy negativity. Reminisce. Workplace. Culture.
Mobile job search is not a thing of the future, it is a reality today. Half of all job searches on Indeed come from a mobile device, and now, employers can reach this highly engaged audience.
LinkedIn comes up a mess these days as members cry foul, court lets a consumer class action proceed, and U.S. Department of Labor makes LinkedIn pay nearly $6 million in restitution and damages for wage law violations. Were you affected?
Simply Hired today released its August 2014 U.S. Employment Outlook report, which finds that nationwide job openings grew 1.74% month-over-month in July.
A federal appeals court has ruled that a black electrician can move forward with claims of race discrimination and retaliation, but that he had insufficient evidence to proceed with a claim of harassment. The case demonstrates that discrimination and retaliation claims are much less likely to be dismissed than harassment claims, lawyers at Jack Nelson […]
The smallest 401(k) plans are performing better than big ones, based on a Judy Diamond Associates analysis that looks at participation rates, contribution rates, return on investment and absence of signs of distress.
Terminating a worker is a big decision that should be done with care, so carefully evaluate these factors before taking any action.
It came up again last week, one of my favorite things to pontificate about: how to hire a good recruiter. This time, I was sitting in a meeting with a team that is planning to revamp their recruiting program this year. We spent hours brainstorming and talking about recruiting strategies that promote accountability, visibility and […]