Throughout the 2008 year, up to and within 2009, several new employment statues and laws became effective coupled with many interesting court decisions. Many of those new findings and laws require proactive responses by us as employers. With our economy being suppressed, it becomes critical for employers to be the best stewards possible with their employees. Below is a summary list of what I believe employers need to do now to assist them within the 2009 season.
This Guide issued by the Department of Labor (DOL) describes the statutes and regulations administered that affect businesses and workers. The Guide is designed mainly for those needing “hands-on” information to develop wage, benefit, safety and health, and nondiscrimination policies for businesses in general industry.
When faced with a recession, we have two available options…buckle with fear or be imaginative, aggressive, and fight back. The clarion call is for common sense, not panic. Here are some practical ways to survive the recession.
Seven Smart Networking Moves Guaranteed To Make You More Memorable
It’s a fact: employers prefer to hire people they know over “mystery” candidates. That’s why networking accounts for how 64 percent of people find jobs, while only 11 percent find work through advertisements (New York Times survey, 2002).
Nearly every organization today is challenged to do more with less. To succeed in such an environment, flexibility is key-especially in your staffing strategy. Flexible staffing is critical for operational efficiency and adaptability. When used effectively it can help you to manage your workload, meet strategic objectives, and fill in gaps in your workforce.
Deserving the Best on Your Team: Winning the War for Talent from the Inside Out
Why do some companies have content, loyal, and highly productive employees while other companies can claim none of these and only wish they could? Is it that the smarty pants company where everybody’s happy has the nicest building? Is it because of the awesome website? Is it the cool products?