Category: HR

talk

The Future of Work Is All ‘Talk’

Consumers today are hot on conversational artificial intelligence (AI), whether they’re shopping online via mobile-based digital assistants (e.g., Siri or The Google Assistant) or tapping their smart speaker (e.g., the Amazon Echo or Google Home) for flight updates, travel tips, and local weather information for their travel destinations.

budget

Our 2018-2019 Pay Budget Survey Results Are In

Each year we conduct a nationwide survey to learn about pay practices throughout the country. We are pleased to release the results of our 2018 survey.

talent

HR and Talent Acquisition Trends: The Future Is Now

Start with the end in sight. It’s recognizable business advice, but what does it mean for HR executives in terms of successfully advancing the corporate agenda? Creating a company culture that promotes high performance, accountability, and diversity; utilizes analytics and exceptional communication; and results in a top 10 stock performance, or the equivalent, is a […]

job fair

How to Be Successful at Job Fairs and Expos as an HR Professional

In a separate post, you learned about the pros and cons of job fairs and expos for HR professionals. This post will highlight some best practices you’ll want to follow if you want to be successful at job fairs and expos as an HR professional.

Staffing

How Conversational AI Can Reinvent HR for Seasonal Workers

Each year, companies add to their seasonal workforce to address anticipated customer demand—by how much depends in part on the state of the overall economy and forecasted holiday spending levels.

job description

Appeals Court Case Discusses Role of Job Description in ADA Claims

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was enacted in 1990 to prevent discrimination against employees based on disabilities. This does not mean that employers violate the ADA if they terminate or refuse to hire employees with disabilities. Rather, the law provides an exception if the employee is unable to perform the essential functions of the job without […]

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When Hiring Temporary Employees Is Beneficial

Hiring temporary employees is a growing trend and not just around the holiday season. In 2018, 51% of employers surveyed by CareerBuilder were planning to hire temporary employees, compared to 44% that were seeking full-time talent.

remote

An Uptick in Remote Work Opportunities

While employee compensation remains one of the, if not the, most important factors in employee job satisfaction, there are a number of nonfinancial elements that have a strong influence on attracting and retaining top talent. These perks include flexible work hours and the ability to work remotely.

Pay

January 1, 2019, a Big Day for Oregon’s Equal Pay Act

Key parts of the Oregon Equal Pay Act of 2017 will become effective on January 1, 2019. Part of the law took effect in October 2017, and another section won’t take effect until 2024, but most of the law takes effect with the coming of 2019.