60% would conduct job search from work

November 13, 2018
78% of workers said they would feel at least somewhat comfortable looking for a new job while with their present company. More than six in 10 respondents (64%) indicated they’d likely conduct search activities from work.
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Snapshot: When was the last time you received recognition at work?

November 13, 2018
Only 60% of employees surveyed said their work has been recognized in the last year.
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Job candidate keeps mentioning her two small children: What should I say?

November 9, 2018
Q. A woman I was interviewing kept bringing up her two children. What’s the best way to handle that?
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Employers, staff out of sync on preferred perks

October 30, 2018
Are you offering the perks your employees want? Probably not, according to a new survey by the Robert Half staffing firm.
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Election Day & HR: Offer Voting Leave and Keep the Peace

October 24, 2018
An increasing number of organizations are changing their policies to give workers time off to vote and, in many cases, paying them for this voting leave.
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Throw away your interview questions and think ‘I versus E’

October 21, 2018
What can’t job seekers fake in an interview? The answer is attitude, a person’s tendency or way of reacting to obstacles. It’s the #1 predictor of future job performance.
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Religious objections thwart flu shot mandate

October 11, 2018
Employers should be mindful that some employees may object on religious grounds to being vaccinated. Mishandling that scenario could result in an employee lawsuit.
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4 questions to ask yourself before you call someone on leave

September 23, 2018
The wheels of business stop for no one, and when an employee goes out on leave—FMLA or otherwise—it’s surprising how quickly the inconveniences mount. The urge to pick up the phone or dash off a quick email to ask a simple question just to keep the wheels moving is powerful, but pause for a moment before you do it and ask:
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Reference checks: What to ask

September 19, 2018
Chances are your job applicants provided a contact number from their former boss. That’s a great place to mine for information on the prospective employee.
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The average lunch hour lasts only 39 minutes

September 18, 2018
The lunch “hour” is a thing of the past, new research from staffing firm OfficeTeam suggests.
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