Advances in computer and networking technology have drastically changed the employment landscape. It has allowed for the growth of a remote workforce which can complete complex projects over vast distances without being in the same building, city or even country. While the majority of employees throughout the world must still be physically present in most industries, the remote workforce is seen by many as being the wave of the future. Below are some benefits you’ll gain by using it.
The U.S. is comprised of 50 states which each have its own rules and local employment regulations, some of which can differ widely from one area to another. Therefore, companies new to a jurisdiction or which plan to expand into another state must ensure they are compliant with the local employment laws. Below are some tips for doing this.
Both the workplace and market are in a constant state of flux, requiring managers to overcome multiple challenges while striving to stay competitive. They depend heavily on human resources, and below are some tips that will help managers capitalize on HR in a manner that will maximize their efforts.
Non-profit institutions face many of the same challenges as their for profit counterparts, although with more limited resources. The rapid growth of non-profit organizations over the last decade has led to a heavily saturated market where it is harder to get funding. This has created HR challenges for staff members who are responsible for recruiting the top candidates, without having the resources to do so. Here are some additional human resource challenges that non-profit institutions face.
Unpaid internships are an opportunity for companies to scout promising talent while helping them gain the experience they’ll need to effectively function in their departments. At the same time, there are some rules and regulations which must be adhered to when working with them, most of which are related to time and wages.
The employee productivity level can make or break an organization. Perhaps the greatest challenge that employees face is the inevitable stress that they will encounter while on the job. Completing a challenging project by deadline or taking on new roles are common issues that workers in every industry will face at some point. Knowing how to deal with pressure and stress is the key to greater productivity.
An interview is an opportunity for job seekers to make a good first impression, and if they don’t, it might be the only chance they’ll ever get. Below are three interview landmines that can ruin your chances of landing you that dream job.
Thanks to the internet, smartphones and wireless networks, a growing number of employees are working remotely. While the remote workforce still only comprises a small portion of the population and most jobs require a physical presence, working remotely is here to stay. Here are some tips for managing it effectively for your small business.
A good employee referral program is essential to attracting the top workers who share your organization’s mission statement. However, the best referral program in the world is meaningless if it is not implemented properly. Here are some tips for implementing it the right way.
To market your organization to millennials, it is important to understand their needs, desires and what makes them different from previous generations. A millennial is someone born at the end of the 1970s or early 1980s, who came of age at the dawn of the new millennium. These are the children of baby boomers and by 2020 they will comprise at least 50 percent of the work force as their parents retire. Below are some ways to attract top performing millennials to your organization.