According to LinkedIn’s Global Recruiting Trends Report 2018, 56% of talent professionals say that they are utilizing new interview tools and methods to improve the hiring process. With employers realizing that traditional interviews alone may not identify certain soft skills or accurately identify areas of competency (or the lack of), they are introducing new strategies into the existing process.
Many employees have signed non-disclosure agreements or non-compete agreements, but a love contract? With all the recent news around sexual harassment in the workplace, employers are taking a new, stricter stance on romance in the office.
While the use of emoticons and emojis are more commonly utilized in texting and personal conversations, they are now making their way regularly into the workplace. But, can the use of emojis in work communications be a risk to your reputation?
The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released its annual report on union membership finding that the number of union members in the Unites States remained unchanged at 10.7% of the labor force. This statistic represents both wage and salaried workers in unions both in the private and public sectors. The number of employees belonging to unions in 2017 rose to 14.8 million, up 262,000 from 2016.
The shortage of qualified applicants and baby boomers and their knowledge fund retiring at a rate of about 10,000 per day continues to present recruitment challenges.
Most federal gender pay discrimination cases are brought under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. The other applicable law that was intended to address pay discrimination, the federal Equal Pay Act (EPA), was enacted before Title VII and was more narrow-focused.
Many of us have a hard time getting enough done in an eight-hour workday, but can you imagine a three-hour work day? Some employers are testing shorter work days or weeks.
As unemployment has steadily ticked down for the last several years, economists watched and waited for wage growth to start. Questions as to why a tightening labor market was not resulting in higher pay have been discussed and debated. As late as this week, an article in the New York Times (NYT) pointed to several macro force reasons wage movement was not behaving as economists have predicted.
Since the passage of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the requirements of the ACA have profoundly impacted small employer plans (under 50 employees) by raising costs at a faster rate than large employer plans.
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