The application of reasonableness standards when addressing requests for religious accommodation can often lead employers to believe what the employee requests as an accommodation is the only thing that can be done because that is what their beliefs require. But it is only the religious practices that need accommodation, and what non-religious “losses” may occur because of the accommodation does not have to be accommodated.
It’s hard enough to find good employees, so when you find them make sure your managers are not making any of the common mistakes that drive employees to look elsewhere. It holds true that employees don’t leave jobs; they leave managers.
Remember The Office episode where Jim puts Dwight’s stapler in Jello? Well, apparently workers taking revenge on each other happens in real life too.
A new Korn Ferry survey shows that if new hires aren’t happy, they’ll leave.
School might be letting out soon, but most workplaces continue throughout the season with no break. With summers being so short here in Michigan, some employers offer special, summer-only perks to add some fun over the summer.
When you think of wayss to increase collaboration at work you might consider bringing remote employees in-house and creating open work spaces. But surprisingly, these methods could backfire.
85% of applicants have lied or embellished a resume. It’s become so common, that many of them are getting through undetected. Learn what to look for.
While routines are generally good, being a little too rigid with your work routine can reduce your creativity. Making small changes to your daily routine can spark creativity and reduce the day to day drag.
According to new research from Group Risk Development (GRiD), stress and stress-inducing situations are the main cause for short term employee absences. What can employers do to improve this statistic?
Millennials are known for not spending too long at one company. In fact, according to Gallup, 60% of Millennials are open to a new job opportunity right now. By the time they reach age 32, most will have had four different jobs. What can organizations do to encourage them to stay longer?
Yesterday, April 10, was Equal Pay Day, which means that women had to work all of 2017 and until April 10, 2018 to equate to what men made in just 2017. On average, women in the U.S. are paid 20% less than men according to the Institute for Women’s Policy Research. This research prompted Lean In, a nonprofit founded by Sheryl Sandberg to empower all women to achieve their ambitions, to start a new hashtag, #20percentcounts.
Micromanagement can destroy employee motivation, creativity, and job satisfaction, and it is the biggest complaint workers have. If not addressed, employees are likely to leave. And if there is no exit interview performed, an organization might not even realize it’s happening.
While the recent EEOC case against Diverse Lynx, revealed that age discrimination still exists when they told an applicant born in 1945 that they were no longer interested and “age does matter,” many employers are now embracing an older work generation.
The switch to daylight saving time last weekend may result in more yawning in the office and a potential dip in productivity. It’s amazing the effect that losing one hour of sleep can have on us. Are you or your employees dragging this week?
A new study revealed that witnessing a rude act in the morning can hurt work performance all day. Additional studies have shown that the disengagement caused by rudeness can result in significant revenue loss and project delays.
The war for talent is real, but is a broken recruiting process partially to blame? Perhaps it isn’t talent shortages that are creating this war, but our recruiting practices.
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.
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.
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