More than three in four employers say they’re struggling to find qualified people to fill their open positions.
The subject of fantasy sports — and employees who participate in them — got some headlines recently when Fidelity reportedly fired four staffers, including a manager in Texas, for playing fantasy football on the job. The start of a trend?
The news release came to HRB headquarters via e-mail with this headline in bold print: Employees are tracking football when they should be working.
Every year at this time, scores of employers lose countless hours of work time and obscene amounts of money because of a little thing called March Madness, the start of the NCAA men’s basketball tournament. But this year, employers are a little less likely to take the usual “Well, what can we do?” approach.
Good thing: Many U.S. companies are reinventing themselves, preparing for success in a ever-accelerating business climate. Bad thing: Some of your employees just aren’t going to be able to keep up.
A report about how much time Chicago sanitation workers waste on the job has prompted a look at the overall issue of employees slacking off.
It’s time for March Madness. Do you know where your employees’ heads are?
It’s that time of year again. And while it’s hard to think of the office fantasy football league as a benefit – it could be a big one. Now before you shake your head in disagreement, hear us out.
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