Tag: hiring

401(k)

Travelers Offers Student Loan Repayment, 401(k) Match

By the year 2025, it’s estimated that Millennials will make up roughly 75% of the American workforce. This means that HR professionals, business owners, hiring managers, and anyone else involved in the recruitment process needs to have a solid understanding of this demographic if they hope to compete in the market.

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4 Best Practices for Onboarding Freelancers

In a previous post, we discussed the trend of many businesses looking to freelancers to fill various needs, which can be short or long term and involve a variety of projects in a variety of industries.

discrimination

EEOC Settles Claim in Favor of Male Softball Coach

Gender discrimination has a long, dark history in the United States. For centuries, the workplace—and society in general—has been dominated by men, and only relatively recently have women become almost on par with men in terms of compensation and advancement opportunities.

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Why Observable Behavior Alone is Not Enough: A Study on Predictive Behavior in Hiring

DISC is one of the most valid and reliable instruments of its kind, originating back to Dr. Marston’s work in 1928. It is estimated that over 30 million DISC assessments are used or sold yearly across the globe. However, it is not enough to only understand or apply DISC theory for critical hiring, training, conflict resolution, and […]

training

The Importance of Cultivating Talent Outside Your Organization

In this new era of self-service learning, learning as a service (LaaS), and very low unemployment rates, whether it’s easy to accept or not, experts are indicating that leaders must consider cultivating talent outside of their own organizations to continue to prosper in the next decade or so.

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Debunked: 4 Excuses for Not Offering Employees L&D Programs

Executives and working professionals outside of the learning and development (L&D) industry may not always fully understand the importance and impact of L&D, and it’s not unusual for L&D professionals to hear excuses about why these programs aren’t necessary or can’t be executed, especially from executive leadership teams.

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Should You Offer Employees More than the Required Minimum Wage?

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 […]

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5 Questions Recruiters Should Never Ask

Many companies have outsourced some of their HR functions by hiring professional recruiters to identify and screen potential new hires. These recruiters can be valuable assets, as they specialize in this area of Human Resources, but they can also be a liability, as they are the first impression potential hires get of your company, and […]