In a previous post, we talked about the decision companies face in classifying workers as independent contractors—those who receive a 1099 for tax purposes—and traditional employees who receive a W2.
Tag: human resources
In a previous post, we discussed the challenges rideshare company Lyft is preparing for based on its designation of drivers as independent contractors as opposed to employees.
In a previous post, we discussed the findings of a recent LinkedIn report that looked at gender differences in the job application process. This report is important because even though women make up the majority of the U.S. population, they are underrepresented in many industries, as well as in leadership and executive positions in particular.
Even though women account for more than 50% of the U.S. population, gender diversity remains a key goal of many HR departments and recruiting initiatives. This is particularly true when it comes to leadership positions, in which women are even less well represented.
Sports and work often don’t mix well together. The best example of this may be the Super Bowl.
A common criticism of the gig economy is that companies treat those working in it less favorably than traditional employees due to their status as independent contractors.
Experts like to spend a lot of time on corporate and enterprise-level human resources (HR), learning and development (L&D), and training trends. But the fact remains that 99% of the businesses inside the United States are small businesses and not corporations or enterprises.
While artificial intelligence (AI) is being recognized across industries and sectors for its profound influence on organizational innovation, productivity, and profitability, it’s getting a lot of negative attention in the realm of Human Resources (HR).
Although the Equal Pay Act of 1963 technically prohibits employers from paying women less money than men in the workplace, research continues to show that women earn less money than men in the workplace (especially women of color), and that women aren’t in as many executive-level roles as men.
Seminal research indicates that employees value recognition in the workplace more than money. In fact, 83% of respondents to a survey claimed that recognition for contributions at work were more fulfilling to them than any rewards or gifts they’ve received.