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
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
“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
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
Some companies are now offering pet bereavement leave to their employees. This might sound silly to you, but it has some serious merits.
Is it getting harder to recruit great employees? Are you stuck in a recruiting rut? On average, it’s taking 12 weeks to fill positions! It’s a new day in the workforce. Whether or not your business has recovered to pre-recession … Continued