The idea of companies allowing their teams to work remotely is an issue that has come under the microscope in recent years. As employees look to gain personal freedom while companies seek to cut costs, the prospect of working remotely is beneficial for both parties. According to Up Work, nearly two-thirds of U.S. companies today… Read more »
Business owners know that like fashion trends, their staff members can easily come and go. Quick turnovers happen for a variety of reasons – perhaps both the employer and employee made unrealistic promises, the job expectations weren’t made clear, or a more extreme cause; the new hire found the organization to be a toxic environment…. Read more »
As of March, the Social Security Administration (SSA) revived efforts to issue Employer Correction Request Notices to business owners. It’s a practice that the SSA had abandoned in 2012 but now that the letters have resurfaced in many employers’ mailboxes, this may raise concerns for companies across the nation.
You’re a good business owner – or at least you think you are. Your current staffers arrive to work on time, you pay them regularly, and perhaps you even have a state-of-the-art ping-pong table in the breakroom for your team to enjoy. But employees don’t care nearly as much about the ping-pong table, the… Read more »
Last blog, we shared some of the reasons why many employers are struggling to fill positions at their companies, as well as ways to avoid coming up short when it comes to qualified job candidates. According to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the overall employment rate is expected to increase by 11.5… Read more »
While the U.S. is enjoying an overall low unemployment rate, things look a bit more daunting for employers struggling to fill positions at their companies. In fact, LinkedIn predicts that over the next 11 years, the global talent shortage could hit just over 85 million people, resulting in the loss of trillions of dollars… Read more »
Typical nine-to-five employees will put in an average of 40 hours per workweek. But not everyone has a typical job. Those who work in demanding fields or work for businesses that go through hectic seasons may need to put in more than the usual 40 hours at the office. That’s why it’s important for employers… Read more »
Just like the end of a romantic relationship, the termination of an employee can happen for a variety of reasons. Sometimes those reasons are in the best interest of both parties but the decision to end things can still cause pain nonetheless. Whether you’re letting an employee go for poor work performance or restructuring for… Read more »