Just because someone is a contractor or temporary employee doesn’t mean an organizations can ignore the kind of experience the worker has working there.
If you really want to know what your employees think of trust and values in your organization, try counting how many times they bring concerns to your attention rather than counting the number of 'harrumphs' or cocktails after work.Read More
Because courts continue to consider challenges to employment arbitration procedures, employers should carefully craft such procedures in view of applicable requirements.Read More
If you’re looking for a good holiday gift for that special HR person in your life, I strongly recommend 'The North Pole Employee Handbook.'Read More
Although marijuana sales are still illegal in many states, by 2020 legal marijuana is projected to become a $35 billion industry, which means big business and plenty of jobs to fill.Read More
Humans are cognitively bad at multitasking, but that doesn’t stop us. Here’s how to remove the temptation.Read More
Nothing says great customer service like long lines, sales prices that don’t ring up properly and overly tired workers.Read More
Long hours lie ahead for temporary workers filled with not-so-jolly questions and complaints from stressed-out shoppers.Read More
We are considering outsourcing our entire staffing process to an outside vendor. How do we assess the advantages and disadvantages of this?
—Weighing the Pros and Cons, HRD specialist, government, Washington, D.C.
As more employers use staffing agencies, they should pay attention to the possibility that their organization, and not the staffing agency, could be liable for the conduct of a temporary employee.Read More