According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, over 7 million - 5.3% of the labor force held more than one job. People work at multiple jobs for a variety of reasons. In today's economy, people are often compelled to work two jobs just to make ends … [Read more...] about Moonlighting
We are all well aware that the job market is very tight and there are many people who are competing for the same positions. The first step in the process is for employers to review the resumes of people applying for a position. What are they looking … [Read more...] about Top Ten Tips for Resume Writing
In today's economy it is more important than ever to avoid turnover. Turnover is extremely costly. These are the factors you need to consider when estimating what the bottom line is when it comes to calculating turnover. First, there are separation … [Read more...] about Employee Turnover — Any Idea What It’s Costing?
It is critical for the success of a company for the right people to be in the right jobs. It is also important that the tools a company uses to make hiring or promotion decisions are reliable and valid. There has been an increase in employment … [Read more...] about Assessments – Tools to Maximize Productivity
The Americans with Disabilities Amendment Act (ADAAA) Effective January 1, 2009 the law amending the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) goes into effect. The Act retains the ADA's basic definition of "disability" as an impairment that … [Read more...] about Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments
With the New Year approaching and upcoming changes to laws regarding the Family Medical Leave Act, Military Leave Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), it's timely to review your handbook to make certain that it is current. Why an … [Read more...] about What is the “State” of your Employee Handbook?
Image via Wikipedia Effective December 19, 2008, the final rules on complying with the Newborns' and Mothers' Health Protection Act of 1996 take effect. The law provides protection on how long mothers and their newborn infants may stay in the … [Read more...] about Final Rules – Newborns’ and Mothers’ Health Protection Act
Flu is a serious contagious disease. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 200,000 people are hospitalized for flu complications each year, 20,000 of these are children under 5, and 36,000 people die from flu … [Read more...] about November is National Flu Awareness Month
Mary Weather is one of your key employees. The customers ask for her by name and she is one of your best team leaders. Today she comes into your office and tells you that she has accepted an exciting opportunity. You are taken aback. What happened, … [Read more...] about From Employed to Engaged
Discussions regarding the Presidential Campaigns seem impossible to avoid. The media is bombarding us with information as this election year there are many "firsts" in our history. Freedom of speech is our right - but is it right to discuss politics … [Read more...] about Political Discussions in the Workplace – Danger Zone