Staffing Management

Is the DOL’s ‘Fair Labor Data Challenge’ Strategy Fair?

the DOL is turning to viral outreach to create a way for people to soft-boycott those businesses that employees say do not comply with the wage-and-hour laws.

The Department of Labor is asking for help to create an iPhone/Android app to aid employees in tracking corporate wage-and-hour compliance. The DOL Fair Labor Data Challenge will “help consumers locate … establishments and view their federal enforcement and violations history as well as read consumer reviews to help them decide where to spend their hard-earned wages.” According to the…

The Responsible Way

Old-guard companies like Dow chemical and newcomers like Ben & Jerry’s are focusing on Sustainability as well as ‘corporate social responsibility.’ they do it not just as a ‘right thing to do’ philosophy but because it helps cut costs, generate new customers and recruit talent.

A Reminder About Holiday Pay

Tomorrow's July 4th holiday is a paid day off for many American workers. Last year, I wrote a post titled, '8 Things You Need to Know About Holiday Pay.' In light of tomorrow's holiday, I thought it was a good idea to revisit that list.

Tomorrow’s July 4th holiday is a paid day off for many American workers. Last year, I wrote a post titled, ‘8 Things You Need to Know About Holiday Pay.’ In light of tomorrow’s holiday, I thought it was a good idea to revisit that list.

Succession Planning Roadmap

How to build a robust succession planning program that aligns current talent development with future leadership needs.

How to build a robust succession planning program that aligns current talent development with future leadership needs.

Writing Effective Co-worker Comments

Co-worker feedback is part of a quarterly performance management system that encourages open communication and growth at one company.

Don’t make accusatory, hurtful, or “personal” comments.