Independent workers include those on fixed-term contracts, independent consultants, those working through temporary agencies, workers on an on-call arrangement and those who own a business with less than five employees.Read More
While meal-period laws vary nationwide, California is among the states wrestling with how far employers should go in policing meal and rest breaks.
Reps are safe, but 'business won't entirely escape the belt-tightening.'
The acquisition is part of the company's 'Smarter Commerce' initiative begun in March 2011 and aimed at helping companies respond to shifting customer buying patterns.
UPDATE: A hospitality industry executive search firm that was sued by a New York hotel operator in a lawsuit seeking $5 million in punitive damages said the allegations in the lawsuit are false.Read More
Experts predict that the hiring drought, which has overtaken the U.S. employment landscape over the past few years, will continue in 2012 as companies are still cautious about the recovery.Read More
For its creative new workforce management system, Telus is the 2011 winner of the Optimas Award for Competitive Advantage.Read More
Companies this past year began hiring replacements for laid-off workers, but the percentage hiring for new jobs took a nosedive.Read More
It seems to me retail executives are going too far, letting business objectives blot out the bigger picture about the holidays and ignoring a cultural shift away from crass commercialism.Read More
Gigwalk is the latest entry in the slowly growing field of online labor exchanges. Services like this only may work well for certain kinds of jobs and tasks, but if the fit is right, it offers an opportunity for predictable and high-quality work.Read More