Tag: employees

EEOC

EEO-1 Deadline Extended to June 1, 2018

The deadline for employers to file their 2017 EEO-1 reports was recently extended by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s EEO-1 Joint Reporting Committee. The reports were originally due on or before March 31, 2018, so for employers who have not yet completed their filing, the extension is welcome news.

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review

What Is a Real-Time Review?

Performance reviews get their share of bad press. There are lots of reasons that more and more organizations are transitioning away from the traditional model of annual performance reviews.

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Skills

3 Steps Serious Companies Are Taking to Fill the Tech Skills Gap

It’s no secret that the market for hiring technology talent is competitive and the pool of qualified candidates is limited. In the last few years, the IT industry has been plagued by an ever-growing skills gap. This gap is so prominent, that over 77 percent of organizations believe insufficient digital skills are a key obstacle […]

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quit

Why Employees Are Quitting

When turnover rates start increasing, the question on every HR professional’s mind is: Why? Why are employees quitting more now than before? And what can be done about it?

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PTO

Are Leave-Sharing Plans a Good Idea?

Q. We have employees who accrue paid time off (PTO) each pay period. A number of them don’t use all their PTO and would like to donate some of it to coworkers who have exhausted their own PTO. Does that violate any federal or state laws? Are there any special exceptions or issues we need […]

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rewards

The Key to Talent Retention: Treat Employees Like They’re Your Customers

Your customers and your employees are both the bread and butter to your organization, so why would you treat one group better than the other? New research shows that your employees want to be treated just as well as you treat your customers, and if they feel they’re being valued, they’re more likely to stick […]

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Are You Sure that Employee Wants a Promotion?

While lack of upward mobility can be a reason employees leave the workplace, employers should also know that not all employees are keen to take on a promotion—especially if they have not yet asked for one. Promotions, particularly those that involve taking on a leadership role, can be stressful.

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Did You Know: The DOL Audits Health Plans

Employers always try to stay in compliance with applicable regulations, and most of us try very hard to ensure we’re doing everything right. That’s why the word “audit” can be so fear-inducing: An audit seeks to uncover any missteps—something no one wants.

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