Tag: workers

recruiting

3 Recruiting Strategies to Help You Avoid Losing Diverse Talent in the Funnel

A diverse workforce is a “must have” if you want your business to succeed. Hiring diverse talent is a great way to share unique experiences, drive innovation, and recruit other diverse workers. As the population becomes more diverse, it makes sense that the workforce should represent this diversity as well. Yet, many employers are missing […]

location

Location Matters Most for a Majority of Jobseekers

As the workplace becomes increasingly more reliant on technology, one would assume that an employer’s location would have no bearing on jobseekers, right? Actually, that’s wrong—a whopping 62% of jobseekers say a company’s location directly impacts their decision to apply at that company, according to new research released by Scoop. 

tips

DOL’s Proposed Tip Credit Rule Likely to Please Hospitality Employers

Employers in industries where tips are the norm are likely to welcome the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) new proposed rule relating to tipped workers. Although the proposal, announced on October 7, 2019, just codifies current guidance from the DOL’s Wage and Hour Division, it formally does away with Obama-era guidance that sometimes limited employers’ […]

Tuition

Benefits of an Effective Tuition Reimbursement Program

When thinking about the benefits at any given company that prospective employees evaluate, varied items like vacation days, 401(k) plans, and gym memberships spring to mind. Of course, there’s a weight to many of these perks: Vacations last at least a certain number of days; gym memberships can go on for years; and 401(k) plans […]

revamp

In Need of a Company Revamp? Do This First

When a company is underperforming, change needs to happen quickly. However, depending on the organization, deciding where changes will be implemented and identifying the first few steps can vary greatly and prove to be quite the feat. The best approach? Be transparent with your people.

hiring

Hiring Hourly Workers Ahead of the Holiday Rush

I hate to be “that guy,” but the holiday season is quickly approaching. Have you hired your temporary staff yet? I know, I know, Halloween is less than a month away, and the kids just went back to school, but if you aren’t prepared for the holiday rush now, you may be putting your company […]

apprenticeship

Could Apprenticeships Be Making a Comeback?

In earlier centuries, apprenticeships were the norm for introduction into a profession. What better way to learn a trade than to be immersed in that trade under the tutelage of an experienced practitioner?