U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has increased employers’ Form I-9 audits by 60% in the current fiscal year. Consequently, many employers are considering enrolling in E-Verify, which could assist them in verifying their new employees’ employability and decrease the risk of an audit. You should involve legal counsel in the decision-making process, however, because […]
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.
With the significant advancements in technology, the workplace has continued to evolve over the past century at rapid rates. And if one thing is certain, it’s that change is still constant and inevitable in the workplace in 2019 as well.
Employee retention is—or at least should be—a major goal of companies in any industry. Not only is top talent hard to come by in general, but it costs money to recruit, hire, and retrain new employees.
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.
It goes without saying that there is an issue attracting and retaining talent. We’ve heard it countless times this year, and it doesn’t look like current talent issues will be resolved any time soon. With that being said, if you’re looking to recruit talent for leadership roles and aren’t having any luck, maybe it’s time […]
A new North Carolina law offering protections against negligent hiring and retention claims is set to take effect on December 1.
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.
Succession plans are a great way of filling executive seats during these difficult hiring times. However, there are some rules and best practices you need to consider before carving your succession plan into stone.
Employers are frequently using temporary staffing agencies to fill vacant, temporary, per diem, seasonal, and other positions. But what happens when the temporary agency isn’t complying with state law? Can the employer be liable? In a recent case, a superior court says yes.
With the U.S. unemployment rate at an all-time low and job openings at a 17-year high (with a reported 6.6 million openings as of June 2018), it’s hard to imagine that job growth has slowed and even stagnated in parts of the country. The fact is, rural areas and smaller cities are scrambling to find […]