It’s one of the trickiest decisions: trying to determine when it is the right time to take small steps in a new direction or the right moment to take one massive leap. In Mitch Joel’s latest book, Ctrl Alt Delete, the well-known new media expert (follow him @mitchjoel), and president of digital marketing agency Twist […]
We’ve been thinking about the appraisal season at a company, when managers must answer questions about employees’ “interpersonal” and “teamwork” skills, and employees often dread the resultant meetings because no one likes the process, but everyone recognizes that it will be tied into raises, bonuses and opportunities for advancement within the company. In this process, […]
Fox Searchlight Pictures should have paid production interns who worked on the film “Black Swan,” according to a federal judge. The interns essentially acted as regular employees, as there was little educational value from the studio’s internship program, the judge ruled.
Giving your employees feedback is an important part of running a small business, but it isn’t always fun or easy to do. This article provides advice for offering feedback in tricky situations, such as when an employee asks for a promotion or is no longer improving his or her skills.
Companies with global hiring strategies are starting to embrace video interviews as a convenient way to shorten the application process and reduce hiring costs, Francine Hardaway writes. In particular, companies are using asynchronous video interviewing, where candidates can log in to a video website and answer questions on their own time, she writes.
The EEOC continued its crusade to fight discrimination by way of litigation this week.Take a closer look at the claims and what employers need to know.
Employers are required to notify workers of their insurance options under Obamacare by Oct. 1. Will you be ready?
It is important to note that Snowden probably submitted to the Grand Daddy of all employee background checks by both Booz Allen and the NSA before he was hired
Employees need to feel valued for their individual contributions, Avery Augustine writes. For managers, this means helping employees to understand how their work benefits the company and their colleagues. “Individually recognizing your employees for their specific achievements will spell it out, loud and clear: They really make a difference to you and the company,” she […]
You’re a healthcare company and having trouble hiring. We may have some reasons why your healthcare recruiting strategy isn’t working.
Social and mobile recruiting strategies will strengthen your employment brand, as well as your outbound messaging that is consistently in the face of your job seekers.
Here are five common complaints about staffing recruiting from those who have worked with staffing companies as recruiters and job seekers.
Most job seekers seem to take for granted the impact of a well-written cover letter, thinking they are better off copying templates from websites. But the fact of the matter remains that a cover le…