Saturday November 23, 2019

Successful recruiting is all in the scheduling: Here are 5 reasons why

The key to successful recruiting is good interview scheduling, which is too often an overlooked part of the hiring process. When done right, good interview scheduling will reflect well on your company, improving a candidate’s experience and the likelihood the person will reapply even if they’re not the right fit this time around. Poor interview […]

We reinvented our onboarding program: Why every employee must attend

In a recent case study detailing what worked and what didn’t, Dee Vitale, director of talent acquisition at Sage Therapeutics in Cambridge, MA, shares how her company repaired an ineffective onboarding program: It’s no secret that onboarding often gets overlooked and lumped together with a new hire’s orientation. Onboarding programs often fail because there’s no […]

5 ways HR tech can improve onboarding and help you retain your best people

Employees are an indispensable resource – and in this competitive hiring market, companies can’t afford turnover. So now more than ever, businesses must work on retaining their best employees to ensure they’re running as effectively and efficiently as possible.  There are many ways companies can do this, but getting started out of the gate to […]

Compliance check from legal experts: Policy changes you need to make before 2020

The new year is rapidly approaching, which means it’s the perfect time to review your policies and make the necessary adjustments. There were a lot of new employment trends in 2019, and 2020 will bring even more compliance changes. Whether it’s legally mandated changes or just suggested ones, experts at the law firm Cozen O’Connor […]

2020 trends: More employers offering paid parental leave

The 14th largest private company in the U.S. announced Nov. 7 that it now offers six weeks of paid parental leave to most of its 28,000 employees following the birth or adoption of a child. Pilot Flying J’s “gender-neutral” leave benefit is available to all new parents working at its rest stops, retail locations and […]

5 Critical HR Skills Every Manager Needs to Know

You did it! You landed a great job as a manager and have a team under you to direct and grow. But it’s crucial for you to keep gaining and developing the skills you need to create great employees. From navigating employee schedules to planning offsite meetings, a manager’s day is filled with a huge […]

Help workers transition from employer coverage to Medicare

The transition from employer coverage to Medicare usually happens while the employee is still on the payroll, so the job often falls to HR to help employees navigate this critical change. When employees look to their HR department for help, knowing how and when to enroll in Medicare will allow you to go above and […]

4 Ways to Create Effective Sexual Harassment Training

In a study by the Association for Talent Development (ATD), 71% of HR professionals said their company conducts sexual harassment prevention training. Meanwhile, 92% of U.S. adults believe changes need to be made to eliminate sexual harassment and assault in the workplace, with 44% saying better sexual harassment training is the key. So, while most […]

The key to engaging employees who seek fulfillment through work

Before I started my own business, I had a really good job, but it wasn’t enough. I was an administrative/executive, had supportive co-workers, a comfortable workload and salary, consistently recognized for my work, selected and participated in leadership development programs, and I could literally walk to work. However, it was missing something. I didn’t feel […]

7 things employees get wrong about ‘wrongful termination’

A wrongful termination claim can be filed in a court of law if an employee believes he or she has been ‘illegally’ fired from the job. Such claims result from an alleged violation of federal or state anti-discrimination laws, employment contracts or labor laws, including whistle-blower laws. A wrongful termination claim can also be filed […]