We are in a critical moment in the history of diversity—and this moment is especially prevalent in our workplaces. The workplace of tomorrow is taking shape, and one group we need to make sure comes out of the shadows is individuals with disabilities.
A résumé is often the first impression a potential employer has of a candidate. Absent a referral or previous relationship, that piece of paper (or, increasingly, digital document) trying to list as many credentials and as much experience as possible is what will often make or break the applicant’s chance to move on to the […]
Black Friday is right around the corner, and for retail employers who are struggling to find talent, the key to a successful and profitable holiday shopping season may lie in reskilling your existing workforce.
Veterans Day is right around the corner (Sunday, November 11, to be exact), and what better way to celebrate it than to hire veterans to help fill your vacant roles! Here, we’ll look at the ways companies can improve their recruitment strategies for hiring this highly skilled talent pool.
Job descriptions are important for several reasons, including providing evidence of the exempt nature of positions classified as exempt under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). This article discusses ways of emphasizing the “exemptness” of positions classified as exempt under the FLSA’s executive and the administrative exemptions.
In yesterday’s post, we talked about the idea that there are clear pros and cons involved with choosing to hire or promote from within the organization vs. hiring an external candidate. We took a quick look at some of the pros and cons of hiring from within. Today, we will continue the conversation by outlining some of […]
When looking to fill a vacancy—especially one that is a position of leadership—does your organization look internally, externally, or both?
The Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) is designed to be an incentive for employers to hire people who frequently face difficulty finding employment. As the name implies, this incentive is in the form of a tax credit. As such, it is administered by both the Department of Labor (DOL) and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). […]
The use of artificial intelligence (AI) technology in the hiring process has been a trendy topic over the past year, and if your company hasn’t jumped on the bandwagon, you’ll be left in the dust when it comes to engaging and communicating with top talent.
Disengaged employees are costly. A recent Deloitte report notes that organizations spend over $100 billion annually to improve employee engagement. Despite that, 87% of employees remain disengaged and cost U.S. companies $450 billion to $550 billion per year in lost productivity, according to Gallup.