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Even in Times of Uncertainty, Banks Can Chart a Course for Growth

Read Time1 Minute, 3 Second For banks, one of the biggest lessons of the past year can be summed up in three words: Brace for impact. Disruption is no longer a dark cloud on the horizon. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, disruption is present and fully accounted for, and banks have had no choice but to respond accordingly. Like airplane pilots navigating a storm,…

How long before your job board breaks even?

A reader sent me the following question recently. Q – I have been doing research on supplemental income for sometime now and job boards have sparked my interest.  I have been watching your YouTube videos and came across one where you noted that a job board is not a good source of income for at least 1 or 2 years after starting it. My…

Workforce Wellness: Always Critical, But Now Even More So

With the COVID-19 pandemic and importance of equality coming front and center, people all over the world face increased uncertainty and complex emotions. The challenges run the gamut. The shift to remote work has brought new stresses with things like childcare and homeschooling, and questions as to how and when workplaces will reopen. Our mission within Workday Ventures is to be a force multiplier…

If you’re not even hiring on Facebook Jobs, like *eye roll* … Who are you? 

Every recruitment team should be skilled in using Facebook jobs. It’s free, your candidates are there, and it increases productivity metrics like Time to Hire and Cost Per Hire. Facebook Jobs is a powerful tool for a simple reason: popularity. The platform offers recruiters a vast talent pool with 1.6 billion users daily. To put it in perspective, LinkedIn has 310 million monthly active…

For Techies, Remote Work Is Great. And Benefits Even Better Than We Thought.

Yesterday I read a fascinating study by Dice, one of the leading tech recruitment firms. Amazingly, despite all the talk about Zoom Fatigue and all the challenges with children, dogs, and family distractions at home, people LOVE remote work. Look at the data. First, almost 2/3 of tech workers would prefer to work at … Read more» The post For Techies, Remote Work Is…

It’s Equal Pay Day! Is Pay Equality Even Real?

If you didn’t know April 10th is national Equal Pay Day! How are you spending today celebrating this Ummm, well, holiday-ish thingy? I have yet to see a company do this, but it would be awesome to see them make all the white dudes come to work and everyone else who is affected by pay inequality actually gets the day off, with pay! I…

Get Better Ideas, Higher Engagement and Even Improve Your Managers By Encouraging 2-Way Feedback

Every successful relationship works via a careful process of give and take. We need to learn how to express ourselves, our ideas, and our interests. Equally, though, we need to really listen. Proactive listening can prevent a lot of issues and roadblocks in our private lives; this is something that experts everywhere agree upon. But is direct communication and feedback as important in the…

Don’t Believe Everything You Read or Watch, Even on HR Websites

We have heard the saying a million times: “Don’t believe everything you read”. Or maybe it is “don’t believe everything you hear or see on TV”. In any event, written, verbal or visual, with the advent of social media and 24-hour cable news, we are bombarded with a smorgasbord of “news” on demand. And how do we know if we are getting the whole…

Utah Court Holds Employers Liable Even When Workers Hide Mistakes

Despite well-settled case law in Utah regarding Respondeat Superior and the theory that an employer cannot be held liable for the actions of an employee if the employee’s conduct was outside the course and scope of his or her employment, the Utah Court of Appeals issued an opinion  January 19 that seems to eclipse that doctrine with a theory of “imputed knowledge” under agency…

How New York’s New Paid Family Leave Impacts Your Organization (Even If You’re Not in NY)

Just in case you missed it: Effective January 1, 2018, New York is requiring employers to provide Paid Family Leave (PFL), which will cover up to 8 weeks of paid leave, increasing with time, and may be used alongside the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) benefit. While this is great news for employees, the change is causing uncertainty among employers who are not always…

She Said/He Said is Becoming Even More Problematic for HR!

“I was harassed!”, said an employee. What do you do? The media would have everyone believe that we support this statement and believe this person 100%. It’s very in vogue right now to support claims of harassment 100% without hearing the other side of this story. Here’s what I know in HR. If I investigated 1000 sexual harassment claims (and I’m probably close to…

Why You Should Close Candidates On A Good Note (Even If You Know They’re NOT Going To Get The Job)

Imagine a situation: You’ve set up an interview on the phone with a candidate. It’s immediately obvious that you won’t be submitting this candidate due to the client’s preferred specs/job requirements—or maybe you realize they’re just not a good fit. What do you do? Do you let them off the hook quickly? Because…they’re not going to get the job, so why waste time? Do you spend…