Employer branding has become a hot topic in the recruiting and HR world. An “employer brand” describes an employer’s reputation as a place to work, and its employee value proposition, as opposed to the more general corporate brand reputation and value proposition it presents to its customers.
The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has extended the comment period on its recent proposed rule changes related to union representation elections.
Social media can be a simple and cost-effective way to connect with potential job candidates. Most employers today use social media in some capacity, but not all use it for recruiting. Let’s take a look at some tips for doing just that.
Does your organization offer relocation assistance for employees? Many employers have opted to do so, especially in a tight labor market where some positions are difficult to fill in a specific geographic location.
Has your organization considered staff leasing? Also called employee leasing, staff leasing is when an employer pays an intermediary organization to hire its employees. The intermediary organization, often called a professional employer organization (PEO), then handles all aspects of finding new employees and managing payroll.
I’m no astronomy buff, but recent headlines about black holes, star collisions, and ripples in space and time grabbed my attention. (In case you missed it, scientists believe they’ve found evidence of a black hole swallowing up a dead star, which occurred about 900 million years ago.) However, this news got me thinking about a […]
A learning management system (LMS) is a technology used by employers to manage employee training and development. An LMS is multifunctional, serving as a training repository, a reporting outlet, and a self-service portal, as well as assisting in employee development.
Employers may begin offering health reimbursement arrangements (HRAs) as soon as January 1, 2020, to employees who enroll in individual health coverage, under a rule finalized by the Trump administration.
When natural disasters such as Hurricane Dorian strike, work may not be the first thought for those hurt and those wanting to help, but it’s not far down the list of concerns. Getting back to work is an important part of getting back to normal for many storm victims. And those not in the path […]
This September will mark the 25th anniversary of the premier of Friends. It is hard to believe that it has been 25 years since we all pulled up a couch to relax at Central Perk and watch Monica, Rachel, Phoebe, Ross, Chandler, and Joey navigate their 20s in New York City. For this “episode” of […]