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.

Certifications

Benefits Trend: Employer-Provided Professional Certifications

For some roles, like human resources, specific credentials are required—think Professional in Human Resources (PHR) or Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR). For some industries, like finance and accounting, professionals need certifications that show they’re licensed to offer the services in those industries—for example, a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) working with banks and lenders.  

skills

Training New Hires Becoming More Popular as 42% of Applicants Lack Key Skills

As more Gen Z workers start entering the workforce, and more Millennials start taking on leadership roles, employers are beginning to understand the importance of upskilling workers. Not only do these generations seek out employers who offer meaningful training, but it’s also something that might become necessary in order to overcome the growing skills gap.

Personality

Job Interview Personality Tests: Do They Pass or Fail Legal Scrutiny?

A growing number of businesses now require job applicants to take a personality test as part of the hiring process. The tests may include the Myers-Briggs or the DISK assessment, which are both designed to measure certain personality traits. From a legal perspective, the tests are permissible in most cases, but there are a few […]

e-verify

E-Verify: What Employers Should Know Before Enrolling

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 […]

trends

Workplace Trends to Watch for in 2019

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.

temp

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.

training

Trouble Recruiting Leaders? Try Training Existing Employees

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 […]