As a cautious employer, let’s say you run a criminal background check on all of your applicants. Your latest candidate’s report comes up with an arrest record from just a few months ago for theft but no conviction. What do you do? In a situation like this, it is best to call counsel because the […]
This year for Halloween, there was no trick-or-treating and no Halloween party. Instead, we opted for a movie night by campfire, complete with s’mores. We searched for a spooky (but not scary) movie appropriate for an 8-year-old. We ultimately settled on the animated version of The Addams Family. I knew we were in for laughs […]
The pandemic brought pandemonium to many New Jersey workplaces. With the second-largest outbreak in the country (behind only New York) and being the most densely populated state, New Jersey was hit particularly hard by the pandemic, giving rise to a number of employee lawsuits.
Another segment of New Jersey’s new, tougher wage theft law takes effect November 1.
HR and L&D professionals are in high demand, especially in the places on this list. The places on this list offer some of the best and most lucrative opportunities for talent development professionals in 2018.
Location, location, location may be the real estate industry’s mantra, but it applies to employment opportunities as well.
Yesterday we covered some examples of how a retailer (Walmart) and restaurant (KFC) are using virtual reality training (VR) to engage employees in real-world experiences in new and novel ways. Here we take a look at how some other organizations: UPS and law enforcement are leveraging virtual reality in innovative ways.
Recruiters and hiring managers, take note. It is increasingly likely that a job candidate will have a tattoo, or even more than one.
A substitute school custodian said she was pressured to have sex with a foreman in exchange for more hours and then retaliated against for refusing his advances and lodging a sexual harassment complaint. This case demonstrates the importance of training employees and supervisors on sexual harassment prevention and on protocols for reporting harassment.
How much does travel to and from work matter in terms of job satisfaction? The commute, it turns out, ranks No. 2 on the list, second only to people at work—and it’s a close second.