Tag: Bridget Miller

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What Is the Employee Retention Tax Credit?

Most of us have heard of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, which came with an over $2 trillion price tag and included provisions for economic impact payments (aka stimulus checks) for individuals, assistance for state and local governments, and Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan options for small businesses. What not everyone […]

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Tips for Combating COVID-19 Myths Among Staff

Being in the midst of a pandemic can bring on anxiety and fear, even among people who are not normally prone to feeling anxious or overwhelmed. It’s easy to see how the situation we’ve all been dealing with can make us particularly susceptible to believing falsehoods—especially when everything about this is new for most of […]

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Age Discrimination 101: Interview Tips

Most of us are well aware that age discrimination is illegal. The Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) made this law, prohibiting employment discrimination for anyone over age 40. However, despite employers being aware that age discrimination is illegal, it still happens, sometimes inadvertently.

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Is Now a Good Time to Start an Employee Mentoring Program?

Does your organization have a formal or an informal employee mentoring program? There are a lot of benefits to these programs, from increased employee satisfaction to reduced turnover. For employers that are considering such a program, you may be wondering if now is a good time to implement one, given that many employers have had […]

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Pros and Cons of Providing Employee References

Does your organization have a policy on providing references for former employees? What conclusion have you come to on this topic? For a topic that seems straightforward on its surface, it’s actually one that has many parts to consider.

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Understanding the Reasons Why Job Applicants Reject Your Job Offer

The average time to recruit a new employee typically ranges between a few days to 4 months. If this wait is not frustrating enough, there are also many instances when people you have hired reject your offer at the last moment, leaving you with no choice but to go back to the job boards.

The Great Value of Applicant Feedback

In yesterday’s Advisor we heard some tips from Bridget Miller on receiving feedback from applicants. Today, more tips on getting feedback as well as what to ask.

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Ban-the-Box Laws on the Increase

Indiana recently became the first state in the nation to prohibit all local ban-the-box laws. Senate Bill 312, signed into law by Gov. Eric Holcomb, outlaws city and county legal entities from enacting local ban-the-box legislation in order to unify legislation at the statewide level.