Temporary staffing firms may qualify as “retail or service establishments” and therefore may be able to apply the Fair Labor Standards Act’s (FLSA) “retail sales” overtime exemption to some of their employees, according to a recent opinion letter from the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL).
The healthcare industry is facing strained talent resources in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. To ensure the healthcare industry’s successful future, it requires an improved, technology-driven, and collaborative talent management approach.
The global economy has been put on hold in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic. The hospitality industry has been particularly hard hit, with bars, restaurants, and hotels forced to shut down and cease operations almost entirely. Other industries have shifted the vast majority of their staff to remote work and have tried to carry […]
Hiring online staff can be challenging but also rewarding. Use these best practices to avoid future HR challenges, maintain compliance, and ensure your workforce is moving in the right direction.
In response to today’s tight labor market, we’re hearing more about retirees being lured back into the workforce. How can employers take advantage of this experienced workforce to help fulfill their staffing needs?
The latest Bureau of Labor Statistics Jobs Report highlights just how difficult the hiring landscape has become. With more employers increasing headcounts throughout the remainder of 2019, the odds of finding qualified candidates becomes smaller. Kiss that candidate pool goodbye, we’re looking at three fields that anticipate a hiring increase.
In part one of this article, HR Daily Advisor Editor—and Recruiting Daily Advisor Contributor—James Davis, recently spoke with Brad Denny, Principal at Deloitte, to discuss what its “2019 Human Capital Trends Report” found about what work will look like in 5–10 years and the value of social enterprises. In the conclusion of the interview, we’ll look at the business-critical […]
The emergence of the gig economy has been a boon for many workers. The gig economy is defined by temporary or freelance jobs, typically with the worker employed as a contractor instead of as a traditional employee, who’d be issued an IRS 1040 form at the end of the year.
If you’re looking to hire and retain talent this summer, it’s imperative that you offer the benefits these workers want. So, what do these workers want?
The U.S. unemployment rate is at its lowest in years, and there’s a growing demand for blue-collar workers, with many workers turning to gig opportunities—a sector that is booming right now. Rather than freelance work and creative services—like white-collar gig work—blue-collar gig work focuses on labor, manufacturing, warehouse, and delivery jobs and is often temporary.