“They want Jimmy and they want Dre.”
Earlier this week, I read an interesting study on employers’ use of substance abuse tests as a hiring tool and how they impact minorities. According to the study conducted by Notre Dame labor economist, Abigail Wozniak, in states where testing is prevalent due to supportive laws, black employment increased between 7% and 30%, and wages […]
A great list of sites and apps to make every day a job hunters dream.
The shoemaker is inked up and proud.
Think hiring a virtual employee is the same as hiring a regular one? Think again.
One of the biggest revelations from the recent Donald Sterling case is that our society values, protects, and encourages diversity. Extending beyond just the sports community, institutions of all types have begun to rethink diversity in their organizations. Hiring managers know that the employer is responsible for preventing discrimination as outlined by the FCRA and […]
Human resources departments often keep the employee manual and benefits package under wraps until you’ve accepted the job. Don’t let them get away with that. Skirt HR, and make sure you see the whole deal before accepting a job offer.
It’s said that younger workers know on their first day on the job whether they’ll stay for any time with this employer, based on how much genuine human interaction occurs on Day One. Here’s an interview with an HR executive who’s got an interesting perspective on the matter.
Entrepreneur.com reached out to the honorees of National Small Business Week and asked them to share their best advice for hiring quality employees.
Where you stand depends on where you sit.
Jibe Inc. has raised $20 million from a clutch of new investors as it looks to expand its business helping employers fix their hiring processes.
Know where I developed my people skills? While in college, I worked summers and holidays in a factory. My co-workers had third-grade educations, fast cars, long knives, drug habits, crazy girlfriends, very spicy food in their lunch bags, mean streaks, happy-go-lucky attitudes, and very high standards about who they called their friends. By the end […]
Clio, a web-based startup, was growing but not attracting the pool of quality applicants they felt they should be. Here’s how they fixed it.
Michigan senators voted 24-14 to boost the state’s minimum wage to $9.20 an hour in a move designed to head off a ballot proposal that seeks to raise the wage to $10.10 an hour. The Michigan Chamber of Commerce says the bill “goes too far too fast.”