What's at Stake without A Covid Response Plan? More than ever, how you treat your employees during a time of challenge as disruptive as COVID will follow you and impact employer reputation. The fundamental question all employers must be able to ask themselves when recruiting for new talent is “Why would someone want to work [...]
A Covid Response Plan for Everyone Back in March of 2019 when the fear and uncertainty over COVID was spiking sharply, Coinbase was one of the first companies to design and make their COVID response plans public for everyone to use and apply. Their head of communications, Daisy Linden, also had some timely advice on [...]
COVID-19 has forced a revolution in how people work. To maintain the safety and well-being of employees, organizations have adopted a remote work culture. To help you on your journey, we have assembled a team-building toolkit just for you! Trust improves team performance A recent research report by Gartner shows that organizations with high levels [...]
During COVID there are absolutely disruptions and hardship, but also incredible opportunities to reset and think differently. Instead of instinctively looking to fill key roles, focus on acquiring the skills you need to gain an edge over the competition. In late November 2019 Gartner was reporting that the top priority for HR leaders in 2020 [...]
On August 9, 2019, the Paid Family & Medical Leave (PMFL) insurance program was created to provide partially or fully compensated time away from work for employees who require Family, Medical or Safe leave. The law allows covered individuals to receive up to 12 weeks of paid time off to recover from serious illness, bond [...]
Office drama is something we’ve all dealt with in some form or another - but this situation was off the charts. We could have thrown up our hands and chalked it up to people behaving childish (they were), but the impacts were all too real and something had to change.
As neighbors with their own ballot initiative systems, OR and WA tend to inspire each other for progressive employment law street cred – and both States have been busy. Like Missile Command, there’s a whole lotta incoming, that will take additional effort on your part to manage.
While I don’t expect most of you to find $5,000 hidden in wasted meetings, most organizations with some exploration can find better ways to apply the precious resource of their employees and leadership. While meeting regularly isn’t bad or inherently wrong, going through the motions like you always have, is a hard habit to break – but one that should be broken regularly.
If you’re a business that hires employees, at some point you’ll be faced with the knowledge that a candidate has a criminal background. Many times, the candidate will self-disclose their offenses, explain their bad choices, and how they’ve been on a good path for a period of time. So what can you do when faced with this information?
Is it possible to classify an administrative assistant as an independent contractor so you can hire them for a 90-day try-out period? This might sound like a good idea, but the short answer is no, you cannot.