Typically in this blog, I take the opportunity to address whether the upcoming U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics report (this Friday, for August) will be positive, negative or neutral. When looking at the pure job numbers, the trend throughout all of 2014 has been positive, to a dramatic degree at times as compared to previous years.Read More
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Things continued in the right direction for the U.S. economy at the start of Q2. The economy added 288,000 jobs and the unemployment rate fell by 0.4 percent to 6.3 in April, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).Read More
Some people really love technology for technology’s sake and will be first in line to buy any new hardware or software they can get their hands on, regardless of how much added function or utility it offers.Read More
Question: As an employer, what ONE quality do you look for in every team member you hire and why?Read More
The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) held a media webcast on its new certification program May 20 to field questions and provide more information about the May 12 announcement that it’s launching a new competency-based certification for human resource professionals.Read More
Name one pro or con to hiring a paid intern out of college rather than a full-time employee.Read More
Employers have likely heard that President Obama directed Secretary of Labor Tomas Perez to update the regulatory criteria for employees to qualify as exempt from overtime.Read More