Probationary periods allow employers to see whether a new hire is capable of successfully fulfilling the duties of the job he or she is being hired for, but they can also be used as tools to weaponize at-will employment—in which employees can be terminated or quit at any time—if they aren’t implemented correctly.
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HR training must cover a lot. From training new employees to experienced managers, you have your work cut out for you. But with articles covering team building, FMLA, FLSA, job descriptions, hiring, and more, we’ll help you stay on top of the latest in training and compliance.
Currently, as per federal law, employers are required to pay employees at least $7.25 per hour, although many state laws (and some cities and counties) have different minimum wage requirements. However, many federal lawmakers and citizens want to increase the federal minimum wage to $15 per hour because they claim that workers making less than […]
Yesterday’s post outlined the benefits of having a people-centric workplace, and today’s post will outline some action items and best practices for how you can build and endorse this type of environment.
Yesterday’s post detailed information about why you should offer postsecondary education benefits to your employees, and today’s post will outline more information on how to do this.
Many organizations strive for success by centering their strategies and operations on their customers first, but some experts and research claim that such an approach won’t allow an organization to reach its full potential, especially if its company culture doesn’t focus on its employees and people first.
Contributing to employees’ postsecondary education costs can significantly help an organization succeed and remain competitive, which is why 71% of U.S. organizations currently offer some sort of postsecondary education reimbursement benefit, among other postsecondary education benefits like accredited certificate programs and training.
A variety of companies have realized the importance of creating a learning culture—one that values continuous learning as an ingredient for success for both the organization and the employee. In fact, “the single biggest driver of business impact is the strength of an organization’s learning culture,” says Josh Bersin, principal and founder of Bersin by […]
Modern-day employees claim they want a better work/life balance and more flexible work schedules; one such flexible schedule is a 4-day workweek, during which employees work 35 to 40 hours in 4 days instead of the traditional 5.
Yesterday’s post elaborated on why your organization should foster a more transparent company culture, and today’s post will elaborate on what you can do to actually implement this type of culture.
According to research, 85% of parents say they wish their employer offered childcare benefits; almost two-thirds of parents—and 83% of Millennials—say they’d leave one job for another if it offered better family-care benefits; and two-thirds of parents said childcare costs have influenced their overall career decisions.