U.S. Chief Executive Officers (CEOs) are highly confident about their business prospects over the next 3 years and will focus on investing in new technologies in order to remain competitive and grow, according to a study released today by KPMG LLP, the U.S. audit, tax, and advisory firm.
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A new hiring forecast released by Brilliant—a search, staffing, and management resources firm—studies the hiring trends and business factors affecting accounting, finance, and information technology (IT) professionals in the greater Chicago and south Florida labor markets.
“Never judge a book by its cover.” A common phrase that in terms of recruitment means something very unique. When it comes to selecting the best candidates to work for your company, going deeper than just face value should be a routine practice. According to a new CareerBuilder survey that outlines myths around background checks, […]
by Ellen Humphrey, senior vice president of Human Resources, Appirio
How do you make your employees happy? As an HR professional or executive for your company, this is a question that’s likely always top of mind. And for good reason—having a team of happy, engaged employees is not just good for office morale, it’s good for your customers, too.
Imagine having difficulty scheduling childcare or attending classes after work to further your education, because your schedule was constantly changing from day to day and from week to week. People who work in the retail, food services, and hospitality industries often face this issue when trying to plan their life outside working hours.
Maternity leave is so 2015. Like resolutions, trend forecasting has become a rite of passage around the arrival of each New Year. Through safe bets and bold predictions, we look ahead to what the year will hold. Over time, these trends cease to be trends—they become entrenched in our workplaces, and they mature.
Yesterday’s Leadership Daily Advisor reported the latest recommendations of an Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) task force on strengthening antiharassment strategies in the workplace. Today, we look at three new twists on training that may enhance overall antiharassment efforts.
by Elaine Varelas, managing partner of Keystone Partners While attending the International HR Conference in Barcelona, Spain recently, Keystone Partners’ Managing Partner, Elaine Varelas, brought back insights on new trends in global leadership.
Now that the Department of Labor’s (DOL) overtime rule changes have been put on hold, what should employers do? That, in part, depends on the steps your company took to prepare. In May 2016, the federal DOL released final changes to the overtime regulations. With this final rule, the DOL sought to update the salary […]
Checking to see that an employee is using Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) leave properly doesn’t necessarily amount to illegal interference with the worker’s rights, a federal appeals court made clear in a recent ruling.