The online M Squared poll of independent consultants was conducted in December 2011 and included responses from 530 professional independent consultants.Read More
Keeping positions open while employees are on military duty presents a challenge for the managers and peers left behind—a difficulty large corporations often find easier to absorb than smaller employers. But employers that have made a commitment to hiring and retaining military veterans say the payoffs usually outweigh the difficulties.
Under Pepsi's former policy, job applicants who had been arrested pending prosecution were not hired for a permanent job even if they had never been convicted of any offense.
The home improvement retailer said that half of last year's seasonal hires stayed on in permanent jobs. Those positions included cashiers, sales associates, lot associates and garden associates.Read More
The cutbacks represent 3 percent of the company's total workforce, according to a release issued Jan. 11.Read More
An annual CareerBuilder forecast also shows 59 percent anticipate no change in their staff levels and 11 percent are unsure whether there will be change.
Crowd sourcing can involve breaking up a large task such as validating data or translation into many small tasks and farming them out to numerous workers online instead of hiring a single worker or small number of workers to do the single large task.Read More
A new SHRM survey, ‘Global Competition and Hiring Strategies,' marks the third and final survey in a series by SHRM that explores the ongoing impact of the recession. Read More
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.