Category: HR

onbording

4 Reasons Why HR Leaders Need to Focus on Onboarding

Employee engagement is the most important component to every company’s success. You can have a killer business plan, but if you don’t have innovators who are willing to get the work done, your business is going to fail. How do you counteract this? The answer is by having Human Resources (HR) develop a rock-solid employee onboarding process that will engage employees, starting with the interview process.

bias

Improvement in Some Areas of Implicit Bias

Implicit bias is difficult to combat. The primary challenge is that people harboring implicit bias—also referred to as unconscious bias—are by definition unaware that they have such biases.

salary

Does Asking About Prior Salary Create Potential Liability?

The Equal Pay Act (EPA) makes it illegal for employers to pay unequal wages to men and women who perform substantially equal work. It allows for differences in pay, but sex cannot be a factor.

return

Pros and Cons of a Returnship

We’ve previously explained what a “returnship” is. In short, it’s a recruiting program focused on individuals who are returning to the workforce after some form of extended absence.

return

Have You Heard of a Returnship?

Employers everywhere are finding that a robust economy and low unemployment means fewer applicants for any given role. It’s often difficult to find a well-qualified employee when a vacancy presents itself. As such, they’re thinking of creative ways to expand the talent pool and find candidates who are a good fit.

paycheck

Paycheck Fairness Act 101

Even with the passing of the Equal Pay Act of 1963, paycheck inequality remains a problematic issue in today’s workplace. There are a lot of reasons behind this—some more objective and obvious, and some more subtle—but the fact remains that pay has not equalized despite that law passing more than 50 years ago.

psychology

The Proven Psychology Behind Hiring (and Retaining) Top Talent

Identifying the so-called “soft psychological skills” of high performers can be challenging, especially when considering that many personality tests are outdated and don’t capture the emotional intelligence attributes of current and new (Millennial/Gen Z) workers in 2019.

States with Salary History Bans (Map)

Salary history bans continue to gain in popularity across the United States. Over 10 states and half a dozen cities have enacted laws that prohibit employers from inquiring about an applicants’ prior or current compensation. On the flip side, however, is one state that is going against the grain and is prohibiting governing bodies from […]

future

4 Ways to Make Your Company ‘Future-Fit’

According to an old Chinese proverb: “A wise man adapts himself to circumstances, as water shapes itself to the vessel that contains it.” And to put it less eloquently—as Business Author Alan Deutschman once said—”Change or die.” As technology continues to advance and improve our daily lives, companies that don’t adapt to the changing times will […]