In several recent posts, we’ve been discussing the distinctions between two worker classifications: independent contractors who are issued 1099s by the companies they work for; and traditional employees who are issued W-2s.
While artificial intelligence (AI) is being recognized across industries and sectors for its profound influence on organizational innovation, productivity, and profitability, it’s getting a lot of negative attention in the realm of Human Resources (HR).
According to a recent Data & Society Research Institute study, surveillance inside the modern-day workplace is changing and evolving alongside the development of newer technologies and their ever-expanding capabilities.
In a previous post, we discussed the recently signed FIRST STEP Act, which reduces sentences for thousands of nonviolent criminals and promises to provide shorter sentences for certain nonviolent crimes going forward. When it comes to a particular individual, the criminal justice system has two primary goals: punishment and rehabilitation.
There have long been criticisms of the harsh penalties handed down to those convicted of nonviolent drug charges in the United States.
The emergence of the gig economy has been a boon for many workers. The gig economy is defined by temporary or freelance jobs, typically with the worker employed as a contractor instead of as a traditional employee, who’d be issued an IRS 1040 form at the end of the year.
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.
Marketers have been implementing content strategies for decades, and it’s time for learning and development (L&D) departments to implement them, too.
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.
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.