Category: Training & Compliance

Untrained people, whether hiring managers or HR staffers, are likely to make expensive mistakes that result in low morale, low productivity, and lawsuits.

Hiring an Independent Contractor? Make Sure to Pass the Tests

Perhaps the most common type of nontraditional worker in the new workforce is the independent contractor. The recession saw many people seeking work as independent contractors and as the economy has improved, these relationships have continued, whether due to the preference of the employer, the employee, or both.


Ban-the-Box Laws on the Increase

Indiana recently became the first state in the nation to prohibit all local ban-the-box laws. Senate Bill 312, signed into law by Gov. Eric Holcomb, outlaws city and county legal entities from enacting local ban-the-box legislation in order to unify legislation at the statewide level.


Tips for Safely Hiring Independent Contractors and Ending the Relationship

The independent contractor model of work has become increasingly popular with both businesses and workers, but it’s not without its hazards. Misclassifying workers as independent contractors when the IRS and the U.S. Department of Labor say they should be classified as employees can have serious consequences. Here are 10 tips that can make it more […]


Welcoming Transgender Individuals in the Workplace

Recently, President Trump sought to ban transgender individuals from serving in the military via a series of tweets that included reference to “the tremendous medical costs and disruption that transgender in the military would entail.” So far, the ban doesn’t appear to be taking place, but it has raised concerns among transgender people everywhere.


Renewed Interest in Apprenticeships

In June, President Trump signed an executive order aimed at expanding apprenticeships and reforming ineffective education and workforce development programs.


How to Engage Gen Y and Z During Onboarding

What types of challenges are employers facing when it comes to engaging Millennial and Generation Z new hires in the onboarding process? These younger generations of new hires have grown up in a digital world, and that is presenting new challenges for employers in terms of engaging new hires in the onboarding process and retaining […]