Most people picture construction or other skilled labor when they hear the word apprentice. Apprenticeships have evolved a lot over the years, expanding into all sorts of fields. Now, you’re just as likely to find an apprentice wearing a suit … Continued
A new I-9 form was published on July 17th. Employers have until September 17th to put it into use. Last November there were some pretty significant changes to the form. This new set changes is fairly minor and relates to … Continued
The “gig” or “sharing” economy is growing and companies must ask themselves what they can offer to attract the rising number of independent workers. Many experts predict that by 2025 the majority of us will make our living this way. … Continued
Has your company been recruiting people online? Do you post ads on job boards and other internet recruiting platforms? If the answer is yes, you need to keep reading, because hackers and scammers are maliciously targeting employers who advertise their jobs online. … Continued
“We found the perfect person for our job, but she lives out of our area. She turned down our offer because she was worried her husband wouldn’t be able to find work if they moved here.” An HR Director recently … Continued
We all cringe when an employee is injured. No one wants to see anyone get hurt! But when it happens, employers need to jump in and start managing the claim immediately. There is an amazing resource called the Stay at … Continued
There is a seismic shift happening in today’s workforce, reshaping how many companies do business: the “gig economy” or “contingent workforce.” Companies such as Uber, TaskRabbit, Topcoder and others are shining a huge spotlight on the nontraditional or non-employee worker. … Continued
Wage transparency — making salary information accessible to all employees — is a tool that’s transforming many businesses. Is it right for your company?
Congress recently overturned a regulation passed in 2012 which narrowly defined when states could drug test applicants for unemployment insurance. This 2012 rule only permitted drug testing in two circumstances. When an unemployed worker lost their job due to illegal use of drugs … Continued
Company culture plays a huge role in your business, even if you haven’t deliberately created one. The workforce has evolved & your culture must do the same.