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.
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