Even if you offer generous vacation benefits, there’s always going to be that one person who refuses to take time off and burns out because of it. But not at this company. It’s created a clever way of preventing employees from burning the candle at both ends.
Here’s more disappointing proof that employees (or rather, ex-employees) will sue you for just about anything these days. The more disturbing fact: Sometimes, seemingly ridiculous lawsuits are found to have merit.
There are a lot of reasons people get turned down for jobs. According to new research, rejected candidates often believe illegal bias is one of them.
When a recession hits and the job market takes a turn for the worse, companies should have an easier time retaining employees, right? Not this time, a new survey says.
Employers are not too proud to admit it: They have an employee retention problem. But the good news is they’re reporting there are tactics and programs working to keep top employees on board — and the majority don’t involve bumping up employees’ pay.
Next year’s likely to be very challenging for Benefits and HR pros — which means now’s a good time to discuss long-term strategies with upper management.
Terminating an employee can be tricky, especially if the person’s been with the company for a long time and had gotten generally positive reviews for most of that tenure. But a recent court case brings good news for employers.
Doing one of these things to exempt employees will rub out their exempt status – and can make your company liable to pay them overtime compensation.
There are few things an HR pro dreads more than when a great employee hands in their notice. The challenge of having to replace them can be overwhelming. And in this tight labor market, landing new top talent is no easy task, making retention an important priority. Luckily, there are usually signs a valued employee […]
What’s one of the best ways to make sure new hires don’t quickly become retention problems?
With e-mail being introduced as evidence in more court cases, disgruntled employees seemingly could have a wealth of comments to potentially support their claims. Where do courts draw the line?
As you know, one of the worst mistakes a company can make when promoting someone is getting a technically savvy person in a management position who has absolutely no leadership skills … or training to support them.
Luckily for managers, a popular new Web tool makes it easier to catch lying and rule-breaking employees:
Sure, no one’s boss is perfect. But some are so spectacularly bad they’ll make you happy to deal with your own flawed leader.
Workplace culture can be similar to the weather — everybody talks about it, but who actually does anything to change it? Guest poster Sandeep Kumar offers seven steps employers can take to improve their day-to-day working environments.
More companies than ever won’t hire people who smoke. But is that legal — and is it worth it for employers?
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