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.
The digital-age is upon us and jobseekers are making their voices heard. When it comes to the recruiting process, candidates prefer a digital approach and if your company isn’t on board with this trend, you run the risk of missing out on top talent.
There is good news for workers across the country, wages are starting to pick up. However, the tightening labor market is continuing to impact employers, with no real end in sight.
When we talk about start-ups and start-up culture, many imagine a collection of smart and driven individuals fulfilling business goals. What’s missing from this picture is the team management ensuring that it all runs like a smoothly oiled machine. Without good team management, the future and success of a start-up can be short-lived if no one is […]
The growing skills gap continues to be a headache for recruiters and hiring managers across the country. In order to have talent demands met, companies are now turning to consultants to help fill the void where skilled workers are scarce.