It doesn’t have to be Black History Month to engage in introspection and self-review. As employers, most of you are conscious of your legal liability when it comes to equal employment opportunity. But many of you also have taken a step further by hiring diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) directors to appeal to a broader […]
Hiring an intern is a valuable way to develop leadership programs, delegate tasks, seek out future talent, and improve the overall structure of your company. But what should you look for in an intern, and how should you set up your internship program for long-term success?
Like those unfortunate enough to have graduated during the Great Recession, recent college grads in the COVID era are finding it hard to start their careers due to the pandemic.
Recruiting has evolved heavily over the last 10 years—and not just because of record-low unemployment rates. Some candidates have become better negotiators. Some ghost interviewers. Others fight back when they are rejected, sometimes with foul language—at least, that’s been the experience of one seasoned recruiter.
As the 2019–2020 school year kicks off, what better time to start preparing for these graduates’ entrance into the workforce than now? Do you have what the class of 2020 is looking for in an employer? If not, you’ve still got time to fix your culture, implement new technologies, and include the benefits Gen Z […]
Last week we began to look at how to leverage recent college graduates into great workers for your organization. Today we’ll look at how to take those graduates and turn them into high performers.
Recently, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced that it was rescinding a guidance document on paying interns it issued in 2010. The former guidance suggested that employers need to apply a six-factor test to determine whether an intern must be paid.
If your workers are like other Americans, they’re worried about their financial health. As Andrew S. Zito notes on the Employee Benefit News website, a recent Bankrate survey found that many Americans can’t come up with $500 for an emergency. Moreover, a survey by PriceWaterhouseCoopers suggests employers could be losing money due to productivity declines […]
by Dan Oswald Last week I took my second child—and my only daughter, which is a significant distinction for a father—to college for her freshman year. I knew it would be an emotional time for her, her mother, and me. And I wanted to offer some sage advice as I left her behind in her […]
by Dan Oswald My oldest graduated from college this weekend. In addition to reminding me that I am, indeed, getting older, it caused me to consider what sage career and life advice I might have for him. My first thought was that I had the order of those two things reversed—that I should be providing […]