Nothing ever “dies” online. Once it’s out there, people will be able to access it forever; no matter how hard you try to remove it, there will always be some cached form living in obscurity online. Recently, an employer learned this firsthand, as a job fair posting from 2015 came back to life and attracted […]
Category: HR Strange But True
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If you look around your office right now, how many of your employees or coworkers are engrossed in their cell phones? It’s become all too common to see people more focused on a cell phone screen rather than what’s going on around them. But how is this trend affecting productivity? Would you like to wager […]
Some teens spend their summer vacations hanging out with friends and playing video games, while others strive for success in the working world by taking on internships or doing work-study programs. For companies that are taking on young blood this summer, you may want to set up some guidelines in advance—before you hand over the […]
Attracting talent is a huge undertaking, and if your job ads aren’t worded properly, you could be missing out on great candidates. But when you post a condescending job ad geared toward Millennials, basically blaming them for being lazy, you’re probably going to attract a lot of criticism, not talent.
Summer is in full swing, and with it comes heat and humidity—at least depending on what part of the country you’re from. In any case, when it’s hot and humid outside, your employees are looking to stay cool no matter what. However, depending on what your dress code policy is, you may be discriminating against […]
Does your company have valuable trade secrets, which could do some significant damage to your bottom line if those secrets got out? If so, you may want to consider an employment contract or confidentiality agreement so those secrets remain secrets. Or, you can follow in the footsteps of one of the most popular television shows […]
Question—What do you get when you combine automaker, Jaguar Land Rover, and electric music sensation, Gorillaz?
Uber has been under fire a lot in the news, especially after multiple allegations of sexual harassment across the company and pressure from board members forced cofounder Travis Kalanick to resign as CEO June 21. Before Kalanick stepped down, it was brought to light that he had been using the Uber lactation room to meditate, […]
Power is a powerful thing, and recent research shows that people in positions of power are also suffering from brain damage. If your CEO seems off sometimes, there’s a scientific reason why.
Rewards and recognition are a great way to retain top talent and, in this case, a great way to make your customers happy!