The shift from brick-and-mortar to online retail has been in the works for years, well before anyone had even heard of COVID-19. Online giants like Amazon have revolutionized the way consumers shop and fundamentally changed the economics of retail, allowing sellers to reach geographically diverse markets without a costly physical footprint. Added Pressures Challenge Brick-and-Mortar […]
Hackers and scammers evolve every day to find new ways to compromise your security. There are many dedicated individuals out there fighting against these efforts, and today’s “Faces of HR” guest works at one. She was kind enough to share with us her tips for other HR professionals to get in the right mind-set about […]
For many, January is a time for new beginnings, to create plans for new accomplishments, or to get back on track toward reaching existing goals. And one of the top five New Year’s resolutions—after losing weight, of course—is saving money. January is also the start of a new healthcare plan year for many employees, presenting […]
While many jobs can be done remotely, there is a certain je ne sais quoi missing. I compare it to the difference between a digital book and a paper book. They both can be read and comprehended, but something is missing when you read a book without being able to turn the pages. Not being […]
The pandemic has turned even the most established and well-adopted systems on their head, and that includes hiring. Pre-crisis, the majority of organizations held interviews face-to-face, during which the candidate could get a feel of the physical workplace and managers could evaluate the interviewee according to nonverbal cues.
As we head into November, new data released by iCIMS reveal that Q3 hiring levels have returned to what they were before the start of the pandemic. And according to Monster’s October Hiring Report, many jobseekers are looking to work in seasonal positions.
As the world grapples with the challenges unleashed by the COVID-19 outbreak, corporate leaders are under great scrutiny to exercise critical foresight for risk assessment while simultaneously executing operational reorganization.
The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has announced a new rule that potentially could allow more employers to take advantage of the overtime exemption allowed for certain employees who are paid on commission.
As Americans continue living in an unprecedented era of quarantining, many employees aren’t quarantining at all. Workers in big-box retail shops, warehouses, grocery stores, and more are all still powering the economy as “essential employees,” and they are still physically interacting with other people throughout the day.
The second quarter (Q2) of 2020 was forecasted to remain steady with hiring intentions, but now that the coronavirus has hit, will this hold true? The short answer: It depends.