Recruiting Ideas for Low Wage Workers 

ExactHire - Restaurants

Prior to the pandemic, most people used terms like “essential worker” to refer to healthcare workers, police and other first responders. 2020 changed our perceptions of what we think of when we consider jobs that are indispensable to the functioning of our society.

CalChamber Podcast: Texting in the Workplace and Other Cautionary Employment Tales

HRWatchdog

Finding novel ways to increase efficiency or prevent workplace harassment can create serious problems for employers if not properly executed or thought out. A Virginia information technology staffing agency made headlines recently for posting a job ad seeking “preferably Caucasian” candidates. Ninety-nine percent of the time, Shaw says, race is not relevant. Quickly becoming the norm, texting in the workplace brings a host of problems and raises many legal questions.

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Managing HR Compliance in the Age of Technology

Get Hppy

Compliance may not be the rock star of HR tasks, but it is the one that is necessary to keep the band together. For many companies, technology has changed the ways in which they manage HR compliance. When going from a paper-based to an electronic based HR system, there are many changes to adapt to, a lot of new information to learn, and many challenges that arise. This leaves the information open to attack from hackers. Compliance software.

Conference Twitter Primer #HRtechConf 2018

Advos

Once again using HRmarketer software, we analyzed the #HRTechConf conference website and tweets to come up with the following Conference Twitter Primer — all the information you need to socially prepare for the world’s largest HR technology conference and exposition hall! Bookmark this page and refer to it during the conference if you need someone’s Twitter ID. The Basics. Location: The Venetian®, Las Vegas.

3 Steps to Protect Information While Leveraging Social Media

HR Daily Advisor

The number of companies maintaining a corporate presence on social media rose from 34% in 2008 to 77% in 2013 according to SHRM Survey Findings: Social Networking Website and Recruiting/Selection. According to the survey, social media is primarily used to attract passive job candidates, but, according to Brian R. partner with the law firm of Faegre Baker Daniels LLP., Garrison advises that the guidelines or policies should not just be stuck in the employee handbook.

Quebec: Changes to Labor Standards for Employees

Global People Strategist

Intended to take effect in January 2019, Québec’s National Assembly recently enacted Bill 176, entitled An Act to amend the Act respecting labor standards and other legislative provisions mainly to facilitate family-work balance (Bill). The Bill was approved on June 12, 2018 and is set to affect non-federal employees in Quebec, or about 90 percent of the workforce. These changes will also affect many staffing firms and employers alike, all over the province.

Top 10 Legal HR Questions For Navigating Through and Out of The Coronavirus Crisis, Answered?

Intoo USA

The coronavirus crisis has quickly transformed work as we know it, requiring HR professionals to adapt to new challenges on a weekly, sometimes even daily, basis. Below is a condensed version of the Q&A, edited for clarity. Bringing workers back to the workplace.

How much does a PEO cost?

Genesis HR Solutions

If you’re considering partnering with a PEO, the question that’s inevitably on your mind is this: How much does a PEO cost? Here’s the truth: It really depends on your business and your needs. TechnologyThe other factor that’s becoming increasingly relevant is technology.

recruiter wants to prep my references, my employer is trying to guilt me into working for free, and more

Ask a Manager

My employer is trying to guilt me into volunteering extra hours for free. I am paid hourly as a non-exempt, part-time employee. No benefits and low hourly wage as funds are tight, but between a second part-time job and some help from my parents in rent subsidy and their health care, I’m doing all right. They sat me down in my first review and challenged my dedication to the cause. They said people who are successful put in MINIMUM 30-plus hours per week.

Can HR really fix organisations’ diversity problems?

cipHR

The growing strength of the Black Lives Matter movement has thrown the spotlight on instances of racism and a lack of inclusion at organisations around the world. The environment they are in is toxic.”. The post Can HR really fix organisations’ diversity problems?

How to write an employee handbook effectively

Homebase

Employees can use them to answer questions they may have around vacation time, wage and hour policies, and more. . The reasons vary for why business owners who don’t have an employee handbook have not yet considered creating one. Give a brief history of the company. Hours.

How do I pay quarantined workers? Absence management for COVID-19.

ApplicantStack

Business owners and Human Resources professionals are doing their best to protect their employees while continuing to serve their customers, clients and—in the case of healthcare providers—their patients. Whether or not the employee is sick is a determining factor for FMLA.

How to Improve Your Onboarding Process (COVID & Remote Work Issues for 2021)

SwipeClock

Start the new year by aligning onboarding with carefully-considered policies. Let’s discuss the issues that affect new hire onboarding. We will discuss the following broad Human Resources categories. The Human Part of Onboarding. Can the employee use personal equipment?

Stop Spying on Social Media

HRExecutive

Ten of his colleagues saw this post, and it eventually made its way to his manager, Robert McSweeney, the target of the vehemence. Three days later, Perez deleted the post—but the damage had already been done and, following a 12-day investigation, he was fired. Pier Sixty employees were in the midst of unionizing when Perez made his post, which ended with “Vote YES for the Union!”. The post Stop Spying on Social Media appeared first on HRExecutive.com.

HR Advice for Small and Medium Businesses

HR Partner

Most small and many medium sized businesses have to figure out the Human Resources side of business as they go along. . We surveyed hundreds of HR consultants to find out the most crucial HR advice for small and medium businesses that they most frequently find themselves giving.

13 Ways To Promote Gender Equality In The Workplace

Vantage Circle

Implementing gender equality in the workplace is not just a tick box task because it is the ‘right thing to do.’ Despite the world’s challenging misogyny and patriarchy, women are still paid less than their male counterparts. What is Gender Equality in the Workplace?

5 Reasons Your Retention Rate Is So Low

Get Hppy

With the unemployment rate hovering at an historic low of 4.1% and the department of labor reporting average job tenure declining, retaining the employees you have is much more important now than it was a few years ago. Take a look at the data chart below from Indeed showing how long most employees stay with one company. Average number of years employees stay with the same company. An EAP and supportive environment may be all the reason they need to stay.

The Role of HR in Risk Management

Paycor

HR Risks Covered: Recruiting. Wage and Hour Penalties Pay Equity Harassment Policy Termination. Yet day to day, you step carefully, balancing the complexities of the workplace. We love to talk to HR professionals about their strategic goals – for inspiration, check out Unlock the True Power of HR. of the most common risks HR professionals need to balance throughout the employee lifecycle, starting with…. Recruiting.

The Unknown Cost of Conflict in the Workplace

Pollack Peacebuilding

From gossip to claiming turf, retaliation, culture interventions, and recruiting, there is a lot of company time devoted to processing conflict in the workplace. The Cost of Conflict in the Workplace. The Actual Cost. Harassment.

Blockchain in HR: Challenges, Applications and the Future of Work

Digital HR Tech

Last week, I had the pleasure of attending what was probably the first ‘Blockchain and the Distributed Workforce’ event. The evening was organized by Andy Spence at the RocketSpace offices in London and the idea behind this meetup was to bring together a diversified crowd of HR, recruitment, and blockchain technologists. The below video from the Institute for the Future explains blockchain technology in two minutes.

Developer Job Offer Letter template

Workable

With high demand for software developers projected to increase much faster than average in coming years, job ads and offers need to stand out. When offering a job to your best developer candidate, congratulate them and highlight how they will contribute to the mission of your products and company, especially if you’re a smaller company that is still establishing its brand. Here are a few ideas: Flexible working hours. For example, mention: Your anti-harassment policies.

Ask The Industry: HR Predictions For 2019

PlanSource

Several new and exciting trends emerged while technology continued to grow in the areas of artificial intelligence, decision support and more. In this edition of ‘ Ask The Industry ’, we spoke with HR experts from across the nation on what their top predictions are for the upcoming year. HR professionals should be paying attention to the trend of remote workers. Matt Dodgson , Director at Market Recruitment. Neil Hooper , CRO at STOPit Solutions.

Paycor to Host Bi-Annual Web Summit on HR Trends and Best Practices for Compliance

Paycor

CINCINNATI – October 2, 2018 – Human Capital Management (HCM) company Paycor today announced its bi-annual Web Summit, a free online webinar series taking place October 3-4, 2018, to help HR leaders stay informed of industry trends and best practices for compliance. The summit will include eleven informative and insightful 30-minute to one hour sessions, led by industry leaders, including Scott Conklin, Vice President of HR at Paycor. Join the Conversation.

7 ways a PEO can help you manage your employee-related to-dos

Insperity

The more time you spend managing employee issues, the less time you have to run your business. Other employees are now complaining that Joe is very careless around equipment in the warehouse. You’re not sure what to do now to correct the situation and keep yourself out of legal hot water. A PEO can provide help on how to handle disciplinary situations and take the appropriate steps to correct them, including verbal counseling, coaching and proper written documentation.

Workplace horror stories we wish were not real

Workable

And, more often than not, we would exaggerate a little bit (or a lot) to make the story juicier. But, now, as grownups, we still have some scary tales to tell; only this time, they come from the workplace, and they’re 100% real. Without further ado, here are the scary stories that we heard, and a few tips that’ll help you avoid being on this list next year. Here are 15 of the best – or worst? At the end of the day, we would all gather at the company’s offices.

Taking the Guess Work out of Your HR Decisions

Effortless HR

As I built the EffortlessHR platform – a Human Resource Information System – I kept being asked several questions: Why do I need to …. Include and post information on Harassment. What this really told me was that most companies without a HR Department had no idea how the number of their employees impact which law/regulation they needed to follow and understand. One key amendment includes the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act.

Workplace horror stories we wish were not real

Workable

And, more often than not, we would exaggerate a little bit (or a lot) to make the story juicier. But, now, as grownups, we still have some scary tales to tell; only this time, they come from the workplace, and they’re 100% real. Without further ado, here are the scary stories that we heard, and a few tips that’ll help you avoid being on this list next year. Here are 15 of the best – or worst? At the end of the day, we would all gather at the company’s offices.

2020 HR Compliance Checklist: Know Your Requirements

Zenefits

Small business owners and HR leaders are working hard to manage the people center of their company while also staying on top of compliance requirements and calendar-based deadlines. Use the following compliance checklist to create your HR policies — or as a way to revamp existing ones.

Compliance Checklist: Federal Employment Laws You Need To Know At Every Stage Of Your Company’s Growth

Zenefits

Employers must properly classify and pay employees a corresponding minimum wage, while following overtime and child labor standards. Employers may only hire those who can legally work in the United States and must maintain up-to-date I-9 forms for all employees. Employers must withhold and pay the federal government a set percentage of employee wages for the federal government. Employers must pay male and female employees the same wage for the same job.

Astronology®: Six Months on Capitol Hill: 2019’s Impacts on HR

Astron Solutions

Around the middle of the calendar year, we here at Astronology® like to reflect on 2019’s changes that federal and state governments may have already made, or intend to make, that impact Human Resources. In July 2019 the United States Department of Labor (DOL) adjusted its procedures for processing H-2B applications for labor certifications. How will this change impact your organization’s recruitment and retention efforts?

WIRTW #490 (the “hilarious world of depression” edition)

Ohio Employer's Law

Today, I recommend that everyone check out The Hilarious World of Depression podcast. The Hilarious World of Depression is a series of frank, moving, and, yes, funny conversations with top comedians who have dealt with this disease, hosted by veteran humorist and public radio host John Moe. Join guests … to learn how they’ve dealt with depression and managed to laugh along the way. via Mike Haberman’s Omega HR Solutions. via The Tim Sackett Project.

6 Ways a PEO Can Help You Manage Your Employee-Related To-Dos

Insperity

The more time you spend managing employee issues, the less time you have to run your business. Other employees are now complaining that Joe is very careless around equipment in the warehouse. You’re not sure what to do now to correct the situation and keep yourself out of legal hot water. A PEO can provide help on how to handle disciplinary situations and take the appropriate steps to correct them, including verbal counseling and proper written documentation.

Top 4 HR Concerns for Entrepreneurs

Paycor

Here is a list of HR concerns entrepreneurs face and tips to combat the potential problems. Finding the Right People. Internal referrals are your best and most cost-effective recruiting source, so start by asking your employees if they know anyone who would make a good candidate for your organization. If recruiting internally does not work or does not yield enough volume, consider using your professional organization’s job listing service, rather than a general one.

WIRTW #500 (the “500th” edition)

Ohio Employer's Law

It’s since morphed into what I hope is a useful weekly resource for employers to find the best labor and employment blog posts each week. Thank to everyone for reading along all these weeks and year, and to the other great bloggers who’ve published content that I’ve shared. Legislating Away Harassment? 3 Main Legislative Paths Emerge So Far in the #MeToo Era — via Ohio Chamber Blog. Why Do You Do Harassment Training? — Technology. Hours Per Day? —

Understand Important HR Trends in 5 Minutes

Paycor

Here’s a sneak peek of what you’ll find: Critical components of the recruiting process. RECRUITING. In fact, according to a LinkedIn study, the top obstacle to hiring is finding suitable candidates (46%). The stakes are high. Recruiting used to be about filing jobs, period. If you’re not making this a priority, there’s a good chance you’re rushing to hire out of necessity instead of finding the most qualified candidate. Ban the box.